The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 154 169 154
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 122 162 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.73% 1.54% 1.81%
As % of the General category 2.94% 2.67% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 114 117 200
Average salary £54,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £82,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4154 6074 7410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.06% 57.89% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4987 6135
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the City of London region.

Games Salary Trend in the City of London

Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.48%) Java
3 48 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 45 (21.63%) Degree
5 44 (21.15%) HTML
6 42 (20.19%) Finance
7 41 (19.71%) Python
8 38 (18.27%) SQL
9 32 (15.38%) C#
10 31 (14.90%) Windows
10 31 (14.90%) TDD
10 31 (14.90%) Computer Science
10 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (14.42%) Apple iOS
12 28 (13.46%) Linux
13 27 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (12.98%) Scrum
14 26 (12.50%) XML
15 24 (11.54%) .NET
15 24 (11.54%) Online Games
15 24 (11.54%) Git (software)
15 24 (11.54%) User Experience
15 24 (11.54%) iOS Development
15 24 (11.54%) User Stories
16 23 (11.06%) jQuery
16 23 (11.06%) MVC
16 23 (11.06%) Statistics
17 22 (10.58%) SQL Server
17 22 (10.58%) CSS
17 22 (10.58%) Android

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.33%) Node.js
2 8 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.37%) SAS
4 6 (2.88%) Apache
4 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.92%) IIS
6 3 (1.44%) IPython
6 3 (1.44%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.44%) GNU Octave
3 3 (1.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) SPSS
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.33%) SaaS
3 6 (2.88%) GitHub
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) Internet
2 8 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.37%) Firewall
4 6 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.88%) VoIP
5 3 (1.44%) ATM
6 2 (0.96%) LAN
6 2 (0.96%) SMS
6 2 (0.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) 2G
7 1 (0.48%) IPv4
7 1 (0.48%) IPv6
7 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.73%) Big Data
2 14 (6.73%) NoSQL
2 14 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (5.77%) MySQL
4 9 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.88%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.44%) HBase
8 3 (1.44%) QlikView
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.96%) Redis
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.29%) JIRA
3 10 (4.81%) JUnit
3 10 (4.81%) Mockito
4 9 (4.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.37%) Gradle
5 7 (3.37%) Robolectric
6 5 (2.40%) Subversion
7 4 (1.92%) Maven
7 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.44%) NUnit
8 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.96%) RSpec
9 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.48%) dotTrace
10 1 (0.48%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (20.19%) Finance
2 16 (7.69%) Marketing
3 14 (6.73%) Retail
4 11 (5.29%) Law
4 11 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.33%) Advertising
6 7 (3.37%) Banking
7 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.96%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.48%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (52.40%) Developer
2 33 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 22 (10.58%) Senior Developer
4 16 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 16 (7.69%) Junior
4 16 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 14 (6.73%) Applications Developer
5 14 (6.73%) Python Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Analyst
7 12 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.81%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Games Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Data Scientist
9 8 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Product Owner
10 7 (3.37%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.37%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.37%) Objective-C Developer
10 7 (3.37%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.15%) HTML
2 26 (12.50%) XML
3 24 (11.54%) .NET
4 23 (11.06%) jQuery
5 22 (10.58%) CSS
6 20 (9.62%) Web Services
7 18 (8.65%) JSON
8 16 (7.69%) HTML5
9 15 (7.21%) Spring
10 13 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.25%) Sass
11 12 (5.77%) CSS3
11 12 (5.77%) REST
12 11 (5.29%) RESTful
13 9 (4.33%) Natural Language Processing
14 7 (3.37%) Flask
14 7 (3.37%) RxJava
14 7 (3.37%) scikit-learn
14 7 (3.37%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
1 31 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.54%) Online Games
2 24 (11.54%) User Experience
3 23 (11.06%) Statistics
4 18 (8.65%) Algorithms
5 17 (8.17%) Mobile App
6 15 (7.21%) Mathematics
7 12 (5.77%) Mobile Games
8 9 (4.33%) Social Media
9 8 (3.85%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.88%) Animation
10 6 (2.88%) Online Gambling
11 4 (1.92%) CUDA
11 4 (1.92%) Fintech
11 4 (1.92%) Neural Network
11 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.44%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.44%) Xbox
13 2 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.90%) Windows
2 30 (14.42%) Apple iOS
3 28 (13.46%) Linux
4 22 (10.58%) Android
5 8 (3.85%) CentOS
5 8 (3.85%) Unix
6 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.90%) TDD
3 27 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (12.98%) Scrum
4 24 (11.54%) iOS Development
4 24 (11.54%) User Stories
5 23 (11.06%) MVC
6 20 (9.62%) Analytics
7 18 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.65%) Multithreading
8 17 (8.17%) Machine Learning
9 16 (7.69%) Open Source
10 14 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.73%) DevOps
10 14 (6.73%) Game Development
11 13 (6.25%) OO
12 10 (4.81%) BDD
12 10 (4.81%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.33%) Data Analytics
13 9 (4.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.48%) Java
2 48 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.71%) Python
4 38 (18.27%) SQL
5 32 (15.38%) C#
6 20 (9.62%) C++
7 15 (7.21%) Objective-C
8 14 (6.73%) Apple Swift
9 9 (4.33%) Go
10 7 (3.37%) Ruby
11 6 (2.88%) Perl
11 6 (2.88%) PHP
12 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.40%) R
13 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.92%) Scala
14 3 (1.44%) C
14 3 (1.44%) F#
14 3 (1.44%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (21.63%) Degree
2 5 (2.40%) PhD
3 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) OCP
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (4.81%) Docker
2 8 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.88%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (6.73%) Puppet
2 8 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.92%) Ansible
4 3 (1.44%) SCOM
5 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.96%) SCCM
5 2 (0.96%) SCSM
6 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (4.33%) Google
1 9 (4.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle
3 6 (2.88%) Citrix
3 6 (2.88%) Facebook
3 6 (2.88%) Mitel
4 5 (2.40%) Intel
5 4 (1.92%) Tableau
6 3 (1.44%) Splunk
6 3 (1.44%) VMware
7 2 (0.96%) Adobe
7 2 (0.96%) Apple
7 2 (0.96%) BT
7 2 (0.96%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
8 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.48%) Percona
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) Zend
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