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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 173 134 108
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -26
Permanent jobs citing Games 92 208 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 2.00% 2.53%
As % of the General category 2.29% 3.52% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 72 156 235
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,750 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
4012 5903 6161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.10% 56.84% 58.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3635 5054 5253
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £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 12 February 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 12 February 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 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.23%) Java
3 43 (22.51%) Finance
4 35 (18.32%) HTML
5 32 (16.75%) Python
6 30 (15.71%) Linux
7 29 (15.18%) JavaScript
8 26 (13.61%) CSS
8 26 (13.61%) HTML5
9 25 (13.09%) Computer Science
9 25 (13.09%) User Experience
9 25 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (13.09%) Scrum
10 24 (12.57%) jQuery
11 22 (11.52%) Degree
11 22 (11.52%) TDD
12 21 (10.99%) SQL
12 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (10.99%) CSS3
13 20 (10.47%) Apple iOS
14 19 (9.95%) Multithreading
14 19 (9.95%) E-Commerce
15 18 (9.42%) Analytics
16 17 (8.90%) User Stories
16 17 (8.90%) Sass
16 17 (8.90%) Marketing
17 16 (8.38%) Online Games
17 16 (8.38%) NoSQL
17 16 (8.38%) Android
17 16 (8.38%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (3.14%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.62%) Node.js
3 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.05%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.05%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.76%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.71%) MS Office
4 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.57%) GNU Octave
5 3 (1.57%) SPSS
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) GitHub
2 5 (2.62%) SaaS
3 4 (2.09%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.66%) Internet
3 6 (3.14%) VPN
4 4 (2.09%) Firewall
4 4 (2.09%) VLAN
4 4 (2.09%) VoIP
5 2 (1.05%) ATM
5 2 (1.05%) SSH
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.38%) Big Data
1 16 (8.38%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.24%) Hadoop
4 9 (4.71%) MySQL
5 8 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.66%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.62%) HBase
7 5 (2.62%) Redis
8 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.05%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.05%) Sybase IQ
11 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.52%) KDB
11 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.19%) JIRA
3 7 (3.66%) JUnit
4 6 (3.14%) Mockito
5 5 (2.62%) Gradle
5 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.62%) Robolectric
6 4 (2.09%) Maven
6 4 (2.09%) Selenium
6 4 (2.09%) Subversion
7 3 (1.57%) NUnit
8 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) Grunt
9 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.52%) RSpec
9 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (22.51%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Marketing
3 16 (8.38%) Retail
4 15 (7.85%) Law
5 14 (7.33%) Banking
6 6 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.62%) Advertising
7 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.09%) French Language
9 3 (1.57%) Billing
9 3 (1.57%) Electronics
9 3 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.05%) Front Office
10 2 (1.05%) Online Betting
10 2 (1.05%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) German Language
11 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.52%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.52%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 94 (49.21%) Developer
2 30 (15.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.42%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.38%) Analyst
5 15 (7.85%) Product Manager
6 11 (5.76%) Applications Developer
6 11 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (4.71%) Administrator
8 9 (4.71%) Games Developer
8 9 (4.71%) iOS Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) HTML Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Product Owner
9 8 (4.19%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.32%) HTML
2 26 (13.61%) CSS
2 26 (13.61%) HTML5
3 24 (12.57%) jQuery
4 21 (10.99%) CSS3
5 17 (8.90%) Sass
6 15 (7.85%) Spring
7 13 (6.81%) XML
8 11 (5.76%) .NET
8 11 (5.76%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.71%) JSON
10 7 (3.66%) GWT
10 7 (3.66%) REST
10 7 (3.66%) Thymeleaf
11 6 (3.14%) LESS
11 6 (3.14%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (2.62%) Google Maps API
12 5 (2.62%) JDBC
12 5 (2.62%) RxJava
12 5 (2.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (13.09%) Computer Science
1 25 (13.09%) User Experience
2 16 (8.38%) Online Games
3 15 (7.85%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.76%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.71%) Online Gambling
7 7 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.66%) Mobile Games
7 7 (3.66%) Statistics
8 6 (3.14%) Digital Media
8 6 (3.14%) EPoS
8 6 (3.14%) Social Media
8 6 (3.14%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.62%) New Media
10 4 (2.09%) Animation
10 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.71%) Linux
2 20 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 16 (8.38%) Android
4 15 (7.85%) Windows
5 7 (3.66%) CentOS
6 6 (3.14%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.14%) Unix
6 6 (3.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.09%) Scrum
3 22 (11.52%) TDD
4 21 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.95%) E-Commerce
5 19 (9.95%) Multithreading
6 18 (9.42%) Analytics
7 17 (8.90%) User Stories
8 15 (7.85%) iOS Development
9 12 (6.28%) Machine Learning
10 11 (5.76%) B2C
10 11 (5.76%) MVC
10 11 (5.76%) OO
11 10 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.24%) Front End Development
11 10 (5.24%) Game Development
11 10 (5.24%) Microservices
12 9 (4.71%) Mobile Development
13 8 (4.19%) BDD
13 8 (4.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.23%) Java
2 32 (16.75%) Python
3 29 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.99%) SQL
5 14 (7.33%) C++
6 13 (6.81%) C#
7 10 (5.24%) Objective-C
8 8 (4.19%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.66%) Ruby
9 7 (3.66%) Scala
10 6 (3.14%) PHP
11 5 (2.62%) ActionScript
11 5 (2.62%) Go
11 5 (2.62%) Perl
12 4 (2.09%) R
13 3 (1.57%) C
13 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) MCP
2 4 (2.09%) MCSA
2 4 (2.09%) MCSE
2 4 (2.09%) MCTS
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.09%) PhD
3 3 (1.57%) MCDST
3 3 (1.57%) MCITP
3 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.05%) CCNA
4 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) SDET
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.09%) KVM
1 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.57%) iptables
3 2 (1.05%) Docker
3 2 (1.05%) Snort
4 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Puppet
2 4 (2.09%) Nagios
3 3 (1.57%) Bcfg2
3 3 (1.57%) Nessus
4 2 (1.05%) Graphite
4 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.05%) SCCM
4 2 (1.05%) SCSM
5 1 (0.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.28%) Google
3 7 (3.66%) Oracle
4 5 (2.62%) Cisco
4 5 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.09%) Facebook
5 4 (2.09%) Intel
5 4 (2.09%) Sybase
5 4 (2.09%) Teradata
5 4 (2.09%) VMware
6 3 (1.57%) Greenplum
6 3 (1.57%) IBM
6 3 (1.57%) Netezza
6 3 (1.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (1.57%) Splunk
7 2 (1.05%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.05%) Adobe
7 2 (1.05%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.05%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.05%) Twitter
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Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search Limited
Salary: + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 100% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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DP Connect Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
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Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
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Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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