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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
London / City of London
Rank 161 171 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 80 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.24% 1.92%
As % of the General category 2.35% 2.05% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 162
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2853 3906 5771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.83% 60.42% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3528 5008
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (40.56%) Java
3 42 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (22.22%) TDD
5 38 (21.11%) Scala
6 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 35 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 30 (16.67%) HTML
8 30 (16.67%) Finance
8 30 (16.67%) BDD
9 29 (16.11%) CSS
10 28 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 28 (15.56%) DevOps
11 27 (15.00%) NoSQL
11 27 (15.00%) Linux
11 27 (15.00%) Online Games
11 27 (15.00%) Degree
12 26 (14.44%) Python
13 25 (13.89%) Docker
14 24 (13.33%) Big Data
14 24 (13.33%) Advertising
15 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
15 23 (12.78%) Node.js
15 23 (12.78%) Analytics
16 21 (11.67%) Akka
16 21 (11.67%) Puppet
17 20 (11.11%) MongoDB
17 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
17 20 (11.11%) Mathematics
17 20 (11.11%) Scrum

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 12 (6.67%) Apache
2 10 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.33%) IIS
5 5 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.67%) Confluence
7 3 (1.67%) Jupyter
8 2 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.11%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) IPython
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (1.11%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.56%) IaaS
2 10 (5.56%) SaaS
3 9 (5.00%) GitHub
4 8 (4.44%) PaaS
5 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.11%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) Internet
1 6 (3.33%) iSCSI
1 6 (3.33%) NAS
1 6 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 24 (13.33%) Big Data
3 20 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.89%) MySQL
5 5 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.22%) Redis
7 3 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.11%) Bitbucket
3 11 (6.11%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.56%) JIRA
5 9 (5.00%) Subversion
6 6 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.22%) Grunt
7 4 (2.22%) Maven
7 4 (2.22%) Selenium
8 3 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.11%) gulp
9 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.11%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.56%) JMeter
10 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Advertising
3 19 (10.56%) Banking
3 19 (10.56%) Law
4 16 (8.89%) Retail
5 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.56%) Marketing
7 5 (2.78%) Back Office
7 5 (2.78%) Front Office
7 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.78%) Legal
8 4 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (1.67%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.56%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 82 (45.56%) Developer
2 41 (22.78%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.78%) Senior Developer
4 19 (10.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Online Project Manager
8 9 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
8 9 (5.00%) Architect
8 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Agile Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Core Java Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.44%) Games Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.67%) HTML
2 29 (16.11%) CSS
3 23 (12.78%) Node.js
4 21 (11.67%) Akka
5 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 19 (10.56%) Spring
7 15 (8.33%) HTML5
8 14 (7.78%) JSON
9 13 (7.22%) jQuery
9 13 (7.22%) Spring Boot
10 12 (6.67%) .NET
10 12 (6.67%) React
11 9 (5.00%) LAMP
12 8 (4.44%) JSP
12 8 (4.44%) OSGi
12 8 (4.44%) REST
12 8 (4.44%) Serverless Framework
12 8 (4.44%) SOAP
13 7 (3.89%) Web Services
14 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.00%) Online Games
2 20 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 19 (10.56%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.89%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.33%) Clustering
8 5 (2.78%) BBC
8 5 (2.78%) Fintech
8 5 (2.78%) Physics
9 4 (2.22%) User Experience
9 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.67%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.67%) Social Media
11 2 (1.11%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.11%) Mobile Games
11 2 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Linux
2 13 (7.22%) Windows
3 4 (2.22%) Android
3 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (22.22%) TDD
4 30 (16.67%) BDD
5 28 (15.56%) DevOps
6 23 (12.78%) Analytics
6 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.11%) Scrum
8 18 (10.00%) OO
9 17 (9.44%) Pair Programming
9 17 (9.44%) SDLC
9 17 (9.44%) Software Delivery
10 15 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 14 (7.78%) Front End Development
12 13 (7.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 13 (7.22%) Project Management
13 12 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 11 (6.11%) Kanban
14 11 (6.11%) Low Latency
15 8 (4.44%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.56%) Java
2 38 (21.11%) Scala
3 35 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.44%) Python
5 16 (8.89%) C#
6 14 (7.78%) C++
6 14 (7.78%) PHP
7 9 (5.00%) Ruby
8 7 (3.89%) SQL
9 6 (3.33%) ECMAScript
9 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.78%) R
11 4 (2.22%) C
12 3 (1.67%) F#
12 3 (1.67%) Go
13 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.11%) Erlang
13 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.11%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.22%) PhD
3 1 (0.56%) HND
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (13.89%) Docker
2 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (11.67%) Puppet
2 18 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.44%) Ansible
4 8 (4.44%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (10.56%) VMware
2 11 (6.11%) Google
2 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 8 (4.44%) Adobe
4 8 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.33%) Dell
6 5 (2.78%) Tableau
7 2 (1.11%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.11%) New Relic
7 2 (1.11%) PayPal
7 2 (1.11%) Splunk
7 2 (1.11%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.56%) Intel
8 1 (0.56%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.56%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
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