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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 130 76 105
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 236 400 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 3.30% 2.47%
As % of the General category 3.36% 5.38% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 184 353 302
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £79,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
7018 7434 7961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.27% 61.34% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 6581 7278
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 153 (33.85%) Java
2 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
3 138 (30.53%) HTML
4 99 (21.90%) HTML5
5 98 (21.68%) TDD
6 85 (18.81%) CSS
7 81 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (17.04%) XML
9 76 (16.81%) OO
10 75 (16.59%) Online Games
11 72 (15.93%) Linux
12 70 (15.49%) Finance
13 67 (14.82%) Web Services
14 65 (14.38%) SQL
15 61 (13.50%) MVC
16 60 (13.27%) C#
17 59 (13.05%) QA
18 57 (12.61%) Git (software)
18 57 (12.61%) Scrum
19 55 (12.17%) JSON
19 55 (12.17%) Social Media
19 55 (12.17%) Mobile App
20 52 (11.50%) Apple iOS
20 52 (11.50%) Android
20 52 (11.50%) Flash
21 48 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (10.62%) Marketing
22 45 (9.96%) Spring
22 45 (9.96%) jQuery
23 43 (9.51%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 32 (7.08%) Tomcat
2 28 (6.19%) Node.js
3 15 (3.32%) Apache
4 9 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.77%) IIS
6 7 (1.55%) Drupal
6 7 (1.55%) SAS
6 7 (1.55%) CMS
7 6 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.33%) WordPress
8 5 (1.11%) nginx
9 4 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.66%) Confluence
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Jetty
12 1 (0.22%) DNN
Applications
1 28 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.98%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.77%) MS Office
5 6 (1.33%) SPSS
5 6 (1.33%) MS Project
6 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.55%) SaaS
3 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.30%) HTTP
2 27 (5.97%) Internet
3 8 (1.77%) Firewall
4 6 (1.33%) DHCP
5 5 (1.11%) DNS
6 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.66%) FTP
7 3 (0.66%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.19%) NoSQL
2 33 (7.30%) MySQL
3 28 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.75%) Big Data
5 21 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.98%) Redis
7 16 (3.54%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.99%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.77%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.77%) QlikView
12 7 (1.55%) HBase
12 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.88%) Impala
15 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.96%) JIRA
4 33 (7.30%) Subversion
5 30 (6.64%) Xcode
6 25 (5.53%) Selenium
7 21 (4.65%) JUnit
8 20 (4.42%) Jasmine
8 20 (4.42%) Eclipse
9 19 (4.20%) Grunt
10 18 (3.98%) Mockito
10 18 (3.98%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.76%) Hudson
12 16 (3.54%) Introscope
12 16 (3.54%) Maven
13 13 (2.88%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.88%) FlexUnit
14 11 (2.43%) Ant
14 11 (2.43%) Mocha
15 10 (2.21%) Mercurial
General
1 70 (15.49%) Finance
2 48 (10.62%) Marketing
3 29 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.87%) Retail
5 21 (4.65%) Online Betting
6 19 (4.20%) Banking
7 12 (2.65%) Advertising
7 12 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.33%) Front Office
8 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.11%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 3 (0.66%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.44%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 232 (51.33%) Developer
2 46 (10.18%) Java Developer
3 37 (8.19%) Senior Developer
4 29 (6.42%) Analyst
5 23 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (4.87%) Web Developer
7 21 (4.65%) iOS Developer
8 19 (4.20%) Mobile Developer
8 19 (4.20%) Designer
9 18 (3.98%) Graduate
10 16 (3.54%) Mobile Web Developer
10 16 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.54%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (3.32%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.32%) Architect
11 15 (3.32%) Junior
11 15 (3.32%) Programmer
12 13 (2.88%) Flex Developer
12 13 (2.88%) Junior Developer
13 12 (2.65%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (30.53%) HTML
2 99 (21.90%) HTML5
3 85 (18.81%) CSS
4 77 (17.04%) XML
5 67 (14.82%) Web Services
6 55 (12.17%) JSON
7 52 (11.50%) Flash
8 45 (9.96%) Spring
8 45 (9.96%) jQuery
9 39 (8.63%) Ajax
9 39 (8.63%) SOAP
10 38 (8.41%) CSS3
11 37 (8.19%) .NET
12 31 (6.86%) REST
12 31 (6.86%) J2EE
13 30 (6.64%) RESTful
14 28 (6.19%) AngularJS
15 26 (5.75%) PhoneGap
15 26 (5.75%) Backbone.js
16 23 (5.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (16.59%) Online Games
2 55 (12.17%) Social Media
2 55 (12.17%) Mobile App
3 32 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.42%) Mobile Games
5 28 (6.19%) Client/Server
6 27 (5.97%) iPhone
7 25 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (5.53%) iPad
8 24 (5.31%) Animation
9 22 (4.87%) Open Source
10 21 (4.65%) Social Network
11 18 (3.98%) Online Gambling
12 13 (2.88%) Mathematics
12 13 (2.88%) Social Gaming
13 12 (2.65%) Blackberry
13 12 (2.65%) Web 2.0
13 12 (2.65%) Graphic Design
14 10 (2.21%) Blog
15 8 (1.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.93%) Linux
2 52 (11.50%) Apple iOS
2 52 (11.50%) Android
3 43 (9.51%) Windows
4 40 (8.85%) UNIX
5 14 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.88%) Solaris
7 12 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.88%) CentOS
9 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.66%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.68%) TDD
2 81 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.81%) OO
4 61 (13.50%) MVC
5 57 (12.61%) Scrum
6 48 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (9.07%) BDD
8 40 (8.85%) Multithreading
9 39 (8.63%) Unit Testing
10 36 (7.96%) Game Development
11 35 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.08%) OOP
12 32 (7.08%) Low Latency
13 31 (6.86%) Project Management
13 31 (6.86%) Web Development
14 30 (6.64%) Analytics
15 27 (5.97%) SOA
16 23 (5.09%) iOS Development
17 16 (3.54%) DevOps
17 16 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 153 (33.85%) Java
2 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
3 65 (14.38%) SQL
4 60 (13.27%) C#
5 43 (9.51%) Python
6 41 (9.07%) Objective-C
7 33 (7.30%) C++
7 33 (7.30%) ActionScript
8 32 (7.08%) PHP
9 26 (5.75%) C
10 23 (5.09%) Ruby
11 13 (2.88%) Scala
12 12 (2.65%) XPath
13 8 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.77%) Perl
14 7 (1.55%) PowerHouse
14 7 (1.55%) R
15 6 (1.33%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (8.19%) Degree
2 3 (0.66%) ISEB
3 2 (0.44%) CCNA
3 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.44%) PhD
3 2 (0.44%) PCI QSA
3 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.22%) RHCE
4 1 (0.22%) PMP
4 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.05%) QA
2 17 (3.76%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.66%) Xen
2 3 (0.66%) Varnish
3 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.65%) Puppet
3 10 (2.21%) Capistrano
4 8 (1.77%) Ansible
5 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (6.64%) Adobe
2 29 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.87%) Twitter
4 20 (4.42%) Oracle
5 19 (4.20%) Splunk
6 18 (3.98%) Google
7 17 (3.76%) Perforce
8 15 (3.32%) Facebook
9 13 (2.88%) VMware
10 12 (2.65%) Symbian
11 10 (2.21%) JBoss
12 6 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.33%) Lotus
13 5 (1.11%) Sencha
14 4 (0.88%) Cisco
14 4 (0.88%) Sage
14 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.88%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.66%) SAP
15 3 (0.66%) HP
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