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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 145 194 167
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -27
Permanent jobs citing Games 120 129 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.25% 1.76%
As % of the General category 3.06% 2.18% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 119 104 191
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3920 5924 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.06% 57.55% 59.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 4906 6333
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Games.

1 75 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.94%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.47%) Java
4 46 (21.60%) Finance
4 46 (21.60%) Degree
5 42 (19.72%) HTML
6 41 (19.25%) SQL
7 40 (18.78%) Python
8 37 (17.37%) C#
9 35 (16.43%) TDD
10 34 (15.96%) Windows
11 33 (15.49%) Linux
12 32 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (14.55%) Online Games
14 30 (14.08%) Computer Science
14 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (13.62%) Apple iOS
16 27 (12.68%) Scrum
16 27 (12.68%) XML
17 26 (12.21%) MVC
17 26 (12.21%) Git (software)
18 25 (11.74%) User Stories
18 25 (11.74%) .NET
18 25 (11.74%) Statistics
19 24 (11.27%) Web Services
20 23 (10.80%) CSS
20 23 (10.80%) User Experience
20 23 (10.80%) iOS Development
21 22 (10.33%) Android
21 22 (10.33%) jQuery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.69%) Node.js
2 9 (4.23%) SAS
3 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.29%) Apache
4 7 (3.29%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.88%) Confluence
5 4 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.88%) IIS
6 3 (1.41%) IPython
6 3 (1.41%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) GNU Octave
2 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) SPSS
4 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.76%) SaaS
3 7 (3.29%) GitHub
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.63%) Internet
2 10 (4.69%) Firewall
3 9 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.76%) VoIP
5 4 (1.88%) LAN
5 4 (1.88%) WAN
6 3 (1.41%) ATM
6 3 (1.41%) SMS
7 1 (0.47%) 2G
7 1 (0.47%) IPv4
7 1 (0.47%) IPv6
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.63%) MySQL
2 12 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.16%) Big Data
4 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.41%) HBase
7 3 (1.41%) QlikView
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.47%) Redis
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.10%) JIRA
4 11 (5.16%) JUnit
5 10 (4.69%) Mockito
6 7 (3.29%) Gradle
6 7 (3.29%) Robolectric
7 5 (2.35%) NUnit
7 5 (2.35%) Subversion
8 4 (1.88%) Maven
9 3 (1.41%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.94%) RSpec
10 2 (0.94%) Selenium
10 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Marketing
3 14 (6.57%) Retail
4 12 (5.63%) Law
4 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.69%) Banking
6 7 (3.29%) Advertising
7 5 (2.35%) Legal
8 4 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.94%) Billing
9 2 (0.94%) Front Office
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Military
10 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (50.70%) Developer
2 30 (14.08%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.39%) Senior Developer
4 16 (7.51%) Analyst
4 16 (7.51%) Junior
4 16 (7.51%) Junior Developer
5 15 (7.04%) iOS Developer
6 14 (6.57%) Applications Developer
7 13 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Games Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Product Owner
10 8 (3.76%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Windows Support Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.72%) HTML
2 27 (12.68%) XML
3 25 (11.74%) .NET
4 24 (11.27%) Web Services
5 23 (10.80%) CSS
6 22 (10.33%) jQuery
7 18 (8.45%) JSON
8 17 (7.98%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.51%) Spring
10 15 (7.04%) REST
11 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.63%) HTML5
12 12 (5.63%) Sass
13 11 (5.16%) RESTful
14 10 (4.69%) CSS3
15 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (3.76%) Django
15 8 (3.76%) Natural Language Processing
16 7 (3.29%) Google Maps API
16 7 (3.29%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.55%) Online Games
2 30 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.08%) Computer Science
3 25 (11.74%) Statistics
4 23 (10.80%) User Experience
5 19 (8.92%) Mobile App
6 17 (7.98%) Mathematics
7 16 (7.51%) Algorithms
8 13 (6.10%) Mobile Games
9 9 (4.23%) Social Media
10 8 (3.76%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.82%) Online Gambling
12 5 (2.35%) Animation
13 4 (1.88%) CUDA
13 4 (1.88%) Fintech
13 4 (1.88%) Neural Network
13 4 (1.88%) Xbox
14 3 (1.41%) e-Learning
14 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 2 (0.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.96%) Windows
2 33 (15.49%) Linux
3 29 (13.62%) Apple iOS
4 22 (10.33%) Android
5 10 (4.69%) Unix
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.82%) CentOS
8 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.43%) TDD
3 32 (15.02%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (12.68%) Scrum
5 26 (12.21%) MVC
6 25 (11.74%) User Stories
7 23 (10.80%) iOS Development
8 20 (9.39%) Analytics
9 19 (8.92%) Open Source
10 18 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.98%) DevOps
12 16 (7.51%) Game Development
12 16 (7.51%) Multithreading
13 15 (7.04%) Machine Learning
14 14 (6.57%) OO
15 12 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 11 (5.16%) Data Analytics
17 10 (4.69%) BDD
17 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.94%) JavaScript
2 50 (23.47%) Java
3 41 (19.25%) SQL
4 40 (18.78%) Python
5 37 (17.37%) C#
6 19 (8.92%) C++
7 14 (6.57%) Apple Swift
7 14 (6.57%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.76%) Perl
9 7 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.29%) Ruby
10 6 (2.82%) Go
10 6 (2.82%) PHP
11 5 (2.35%) R
12 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.41%) C
13 3 (1.41%) F#
13 3 (1.41%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.41%) Scala
14 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (21.60%) Degree
2 4 (1.88%) PhD
3 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.94%) OCP
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) QA
2 9 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) SDET
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.10%) Docker
2 9 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.76%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) Puppet
2 11 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.29%) Ansible
4 3 (1.41%) SCOM
5 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.47%) SCCM
6 1 (0.47%) SCSM
6 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (3.76%) Citrix
1 8 (3.76%) Google
1 8 (3.76%) Mitel
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle
3 5 (2.35%) Facebook
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.88%) Intel
4 4 (1.88%) VMware
5 3 (1.41%) Splunk
5 3 (1.41%) Tableau
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe
6 2 (0.94%) Apple
6 2 (0.94%) BT
6 2 (0.94%) HubSpot
6 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.47%) Avaya
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: FULL BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £80000 per annum + pension, equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aquent
Salary: £32 - £37 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 115000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Betzoola
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum negotiable based on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £400 - £500 / day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Bonobo
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 24 days ago