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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 138 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 218 351 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 2.97% 2.82%
As % of the General category 3.26% 4.87% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 187 306 343
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £79,750 £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
6696 7212 7978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.11% 61.05% 61.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5532 6378 7303
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 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 206 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.03%) Java
3 136 (28.39%) JavaScript
4 135 (28.18%) HTML
5 104 (21.71%) TDD
6 96 (20.04%) HTML5
7 89 (18.58%) CSS
8 77 (16.08%) OO
9 76 (15.87%) SQL
10 75 (15.66%) Linux
11 73 (15.24%) Finance
12 71 (14.82%) Online Games
13 70 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (14.20%) XML
15 64 (13.36%) QA
15 64 (13.36%) Git (software)
16 62 (12.94%) Web Services
16 62 (12.94%) C#
17 59 (12.32%) User Experience
18 58 (12.11%) MVC
19 57 (11.90%) Scrum
20 56 (11.69%) Mobile App
21 54 (11.27%) Flash
22 52 (10.86%) JSON
23 51 (10.65%) Apple iOS
24 50 (10.44%) Social Media
24 50 (10.44%) Marketing
24 50 (10.44%) Spring
25 47 (9.81%) Android
25 47 (9.81%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.68%) Tomcat
2 26 (5.43%) Node.js
3 19 (3.97%) Apache
4 10 (2.09%) CMS
5 9 (1.88%) nginx
5 9 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.67%) IIS
7 7 (1.46%) WordPress
7 7 (1.46%) Drupal
7 7 (1.46%) SAS
8 6 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.84%) Zope
9 4 (0.84%) Plone
10 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.63%) Confluence
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.42%) concrete5
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 27 (5.64%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.88%) MS Office
5 6 (1.25%) SPSS
5 6 (1.25%) MS Project
6 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
3 6 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.84%) GitHub
4 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.42%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.26%) HTTP
2 26 (5.43%) Internet
3 9 (1.88%) DNS
4 8 (1.67%) Firewall
5 7 (1.46%) DHCP
6 6 (1.25%) SMTP
7 5 (1.04%) Network Security
8 4 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.84%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.84%) BGP
8 4 (0.84%) OSPF
8 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.84%) IMAP
8 4 (0.84%) SSH
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.42%) FTP
11 1 (0.21%) LDAP
11 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.56%) NoSQL
2 39 (8.14%) MySQL
3 27 (5.64%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.22%) Big Data
5 22 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.76%) Redis
7 16 (3.34%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.88%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.67%) QlikView
11 7 (1.46%) HBase
12 4 (0.84%) Impala
12 4 (0.84%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.84%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 40 (8.35%) JIRA
4 35 (7.31%) Subversion
5 30 (6.26%) Selenium
6 26 (5.43%) JUnit
7 25 (5.22%) Xcode
8 22 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 22 (4.59%) Jasmine
9 21 (4.38%) Mockito
9 21 (4.38%) Maven
10 19 (3.97%) Hudson
11 17 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 17 (3.55%) Grunt
11 17 (3.55%) WebDriver
11 17 (3.55%) FlexUnit
12 13 (2.71%) Introscope
12 13 (2.71%) Ant
13 10 (2.09%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.88%) NUnit
General
1 73 (15.24%) Finance
2 50 (10.44%) Marketing
3 31 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.64%) Retail
5 23 (4.80%) Banking
6 22 (4.59%) Online Betting
7 12 (2.51%) Advertising
7 12 (2.51%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.67%) Front Office
9 6 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.04%) Back Office
11 4 (0.84%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 247 (51.57%) Developer
2 56 (11.69%) Java Developer
3 42 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 29 (6.05%) Analyst
5 25 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (4.38%) Designer
7 20 (4.18%) Web Developer
8 19 (3.97%) C# Developer
8 19 (3.97%) iOS Developer
9 17 (3.55%) Graduate
9 17 (3.55%) Flex Developer
9 17 (3.55%) Mobile Developer
10 16 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.34%) Junior
11 15 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
11 15 (3.13%) Junior Developer
12 14 (2.92%) Architect
12 14 (2.92%) Programmer
13 13 (2.71%) Mobile Web Developer
14 12 (2.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (28.18%) HTML
2 96 (20.04%) HTML5
3 89 (18.58%) CSS
4 68 (14.20%) XML
5 62 (12.94%) Web Services
6 54 (11.27%) Flash
7 52 (10.86%) JSON
8 50 (10.44%) Spring
9 44 (9.19%) jQuery
10 41 (8.56%) J2EE
11 38 (7.93%) SOAP
12 37 (7.72%) .NET
12 37 (7.72%) CSS3
13 35 (7.31%) Ajax
14 32 (6.68%) REST
15 31 (6.47%) AngularJS
16 30 (6.26%) RESTful
17 25 (5.22%) Hibernate
18 24 (5.01%) Backbone.js
19 23 (4.80%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.82%) Online Games
2 70 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (12.32%) User Experience
4 56 (11.69%) Mobile App
5 50 (10.44%) Social Media
6 33 (6.89%) Computer Science
7 29 (6.05%) Mobile Games
8 28 (5.85%) Open Source
9 25 (5.22%) Client/Server
10 24 (5.01%) Animation
10 24 (5.01%) iPhone
11 22 (4.59%) iPad
12 21 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (3.97%) Online Gambling
13 19 (3.97%) Social Network
14 14 (2.92%) Mathematics
15 12 (2.51%) Social Gaming
15 12 (2.51%) Graphic Design
16 11 (2.30%) Web 2.0
16 11 (2.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.66%) Linux
2 51 (10.65%) Apple iOS
3 47 (9.81%) Android
4 43 (8.98%) UNIX
5 42 (8.77%) Windows
6 15 (3.13%) Solaris
7 11 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.09%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.46%) Debian
10 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.84%) FreeBSD
11 4 (0.84%) OpenBSD
11 4 (0.84%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.71%) TDD
3 77 (16.08%) OO
4 58 (12.11%) MVC
5 57 (11.90%) Scrum
6 47 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (9.60%) BDD
8 45 (9.39%) E-Commerce
9 41 (8.56%) Multithreading
10 39 (8.14%) Game Development
11 37 (7.72%) Unit Testing
12 36 (7.52%) Low Latency
13 33 (6.89%) Project Management
13 33 (6.89%) Web Development
13 33 (6.89%) Analytics
14 28 (5.85%) OOP
14 28 (5.85%) SOA
15 22 (4.59%) iOS Development
16 17 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (3.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 163 (34.03%) Java
2 136 (28.39%) JavaScript
3 76 (15.87%) SQL
4 62 (12.94%) C#
5 47 (9.81%) Python
6 36 (7.52%) Objective-C
7 33 (6.89%) C++
7 33 (6.89%) PHP
8 29 (6.05%) ActionScript
9 22 (4.59%) Ruby
9 22 (4.59%) C
10 13 (2.71%) Scala
11 12 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.30%) XPath
12 11 (2.30%) Perl
12 11 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.88%) R
14 6 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.25%) PowerHouse
15 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (9.60%) Degree
2 5 (1.04%) ISEB
3 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.63%) CCNA
4 2 (0.42%) PCI QSA
4 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) RHCE
5 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.36%) QA
2 15 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.46%) Varnish
3 4 (0.84%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) Xen
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
5 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.51%) Ansible
2 12 (2.51%) Puppet
3 10 (2.09%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.04%) Nagios
4 5 (1.04%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (7.10%) Adobe
2 27 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.38%) Twitter
3 21 (4.38%) Oracle
4 16 (3.34%) Splunk
4 16 (3.34%) Google
5 14 (2.92%) Facebook
5 14 (2.92%) Perforce
6 12 (2.51%) VMware
7 11 (2.30%) Symbian
7 11 (2.30%) JBoss
8 8 (1.67%) Cisco
9 7 (1.46%) HP
10 6 (1.25%) Lotus
10 6 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.04%) Sencha
12 4 (0.84%) Sage
12 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.84%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + relocation, shares, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits Package
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SapientNitro
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits offered.
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Salary: £60000 per annum + 100% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago