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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 139 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 204 382 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 3.21% 3.20%
As % of the General category 3.32% 5.52% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 175 332 345
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
6138 6925 6897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.06% 58.19% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5339 5999 6303
Average salary £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 186 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (32.62%) Java
3 106 (25.06%) TDD
4 95 (22.46%) HTML
5 93 (21.99%) JavaScript
6 88 (20.80%) SQL
7 83 (19.62%) CSS
8 80 (18.91%) OO
9 78 (18.44%) Git (software)
10 68 (16.08%) Linux
11 62 (14.66%) HTML5
11 62 (14.66%) Jenkins
12 61 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (13.24%) Scrum
13 56 (13.24%) E-Commerce
14 55 (13.00%) C#
15 54 (12.77%) JIRA
16 52 (12.29%) Degree
17 51 (12.06%) Flash
18 50 (11.82%) J2EE
18 50 (11.82%) Finance
18 50 (11.82%) User Experience
19 45 (10.64%) BDD
20 44 (10.40%) Adobe
20 44 (10.40%) Subversion
20 44 (10.40%) Unit Testing
21 43 (10.17%) QA
22 42 (9.93%) Low Latency
23 41 (9.69%) Web Services
24 40 (9.46%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (5.20%) Apache
1 22 (5.20%) Node.js
2 17 (4.02%) IIS
3 16 (3.78%) CMS
4 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.89%) nginx
5 7 (1.65%) WordPress
6 6 (1.42%) SAS
6 6 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.18%) concrete5
7 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.95%) ejabberd
8 4 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.95%) Zope
8 4 (0.95%) Plone
8 4 (0.95%) Drupal
9 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.71%) MS Office
5 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.42%) GitHub
4 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.26%) Firewall
2 15 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.84%) DMZ
4 10 (2.36%) Internet
4 10 (2.36%) SMTP
4 10 (2.36%) SSH
4 10 (2.36%) IMAP
5 6 (1.42%) DNS
5 6 (1.42%) Telnet
5 6 (1.42%) FTP
5 6 (1.42%) HTTP
6 4 (0.95%) DHCP
6 4 (0.95%) OSPF
6 4 (0.95%) BGP
6 4 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.95%) Network Security
6 4 (0.95%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.95%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.51%) MySQL
2 21 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.31%) Big Data
5 14 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.60%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.13%) Redis
8 8 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.65%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.18%) HBase
12 4 (0.95%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.95%) Impala
12 4 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.95%) QlikView
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 78 (18.44%) Git (software)
2 62 (14.66%) Jenkins
3 54 (12.77%) JIRA
4 44 (10.40%) Subversion
5 40 (9.46%) Jasmine
6 34 (8.04%) Maven
6 34 (8.04%) Mockito
7 32 (7.57%) FlexUnit
8 31 (7.33%) JUnit
9 28 (6.62%) Selenium
10 21 (4.96%) Cucumber
11 20 (4.73%) WebDriver
12 14 (3.31%) Grunt
13 12 (2.84%) Ant
14 11 (2.60%) Hudson
15 10 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
15 10 (2.36%) Mocha
16 9 (2.13%) NUnit
16 9 (2.13%) Bower
17 8 (1.89%) Gradle
General
1 50 (11.82%) Finance
2 39 (9.22%) Marketing
3 25 (5.91%) Retail
4 19 (4.49%) Banking
5 17 (4.02%) Advertising
5 17 (4.02%) Online Betting
6 12 (2.84%) iGaming
7 11 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.13%) Front Office
9 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.65%) French Language
10 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 212 (50.12%) Developer
2 68 (16.08%) Java Developer
3 40 (9.46%) Senior Developer
4 32 (7.57%) Flex Developer
5 31 (7.33%) Analyst
6 22 (5.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 18 (4.26%) PHP Developer
8 18 (4.26%) Junior
9 16 (3.78%) Junior Developer
10 15 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.84%) Test Engineer
12 12 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.84%) Administrator
12 12 (2.84%) Designer
12 12 (2.84%) Head of Security
13 11 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.46%) HTML
2 83 (19.62%) CSS
3 62 (14.66%) HTML5
4 51 (12.06%) Flash
5 50 (11.82%) J2EE
6 41 (9.69%) Web Services
7 40 (9.46%) Spring
8 37 (8.75%) .NET
9 36 (8.51%) CSS3
10 33 (7.80%) AngularJS
11 32 (7.57%) Parsley
11 32 (7.57%) jQuery
11 32 (7.57%) Cairngorm
11 32 (7.57%) Apache Flex
12 27 (6.38%) JSON
13 25 (5.91%) RESTful
14 23 (5.44%) Hibernate
14 23 (5.44%) SOAP
15 21 (4.96%) XML
16 20 (4.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (11.82%) User Experience
3 31 (7.33%) Mobile App
3 31 (7.33%) Open Source
4 30 (7.09%) Online Games
5 29 (6.86%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.96%) Mobile Games
7 19 (4.49%) Social Media
8 16 (3.78%) Client/Server
9 13 (3.07%) Mathematics
9 13 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.84%) Animation
11 10 (2.36%) Online Gambling
12 9 (2.13%) Statistics
12 9 (2.13%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.89%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.65%) Social Gaming
15 6 (1.42%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.42%) Graphic Design
15 6 (1.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.08%) Linux
2 36 (8.51%) UNIX
3 25 (5.91%) Android
4 23 (5.44%) Apple iOS
4 23 (5.44%) Windows
5 10 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.42%) Debian
7 6 (1.42%) Solaris
8 4 (0.95%) OpenBSD
8 4 (0.95%) FreeBSD
8 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.71%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (25.06%) TDD
3 80 (18.91%) OO
4 56 (13.24%) E-Commerce
4 56 (13.24%) Scrum
5 45 (10.64%) BDD
6 44 (10.40%) Unit Testing
7 42 (9.93%) Low Latency
8 36 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.80%) Project Management
10 28 (6.62%) Game Development
11 24 (5.67%) Multithreading
11 24 (5.67%) MVC
11 24 (5.67%) Web Development
12 21 (4.96%) DevOps
13 19 (4.49%) Analytics
14 16 (3.78%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (3.55%) Software Engineering
16 14 (3.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 138 (32.62%) Java
2 93 (21.99%) JavaScript
3 88 (20.80%) SQL
4 55 (13.00%) C#
5 38 (8.98%) Python
6 26 (6.15%) Perl
6 26 (6.15%) PHP
7 23 (5.44%) Ruby
8 21 (4.96%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.49%) C++
10 17 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.36%) C
12 8 (1.89%) R
13 7 (1.65%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.42%) VBScript
14 6 (1.42%) Scala
14 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.18%) PHP5
15 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (12.29%) Degree
2 12 (2.84%) CISSP
2 12 (2.84%) CISA
2 12 (2.84%) CISM
2 12 (2.84%) MBA
3 8 (1.89%) ISEB
4 3 (0.71%) CCNA
4 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.47%) IIBA
5 2 (0.47%) CBAP
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) RHCE
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.17%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) WAI
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.65%) Varnish
3 4 (0.95%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (0.95%) Ceph
4 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) XenServer
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.78%) Puppet
2 13 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.13%) Ansible
4 7 (1.65%) Capistrano
5 6 (1.42%) Nagios
6 5 (1.18%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.95%) Ganeti
7 4 (0.95%) Bacula
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.24%) Graphite
8 1 (0.24%) logstash
8 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (10.40%) Adobe
2 20 (4.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.02%) Oracle
4 11 (2.60%) Facebook
5 10 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.13%) Google
6 9 (2.13%) Twitter
7 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.65%) Cisco
8 6 (1.42%) HP
8 6 (1.42%) Intel
8 6 (1.42%) Sencha
9 5 (1.18%) Splunk
9 5 (1.18%) VMware
9 5 (1.18%) Perforce
10 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.71%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.47%) Sony
12 2 (0.47%) Lotus
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Environment
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago