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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 180 138 77
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -61
Permanent jobs citing Games 123 245 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 1.95% 3.31%
As % of the General category 2.03% 3.29% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 97 189 374
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £75,000 £70,000
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
6061 7436 7415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.01% 59.04% 60.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5088 6152 6417
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 108 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.35%) Java
3 78 (25.16%) SQL
4 64 (20.65%) Finance
5 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
6 48 (15.48%) HTML
7 47 (15.16%) E-Commerce
8 43 (13.87%) TDD
9 42 (13.55%) C#
9 42 (13.55%) Spring
10 41 (13.23%) BDD
11 40 (12.90%) Multithreading
12 39 (12.58%) Open Source
13 37 (11.94%) HTML5
13 37 (11.94%) Hibernate
14 35 (11.29%) Online Games
15 32 (10.32%) CSS
16 31 (10.00%) OO
17 30 (9.68%) .NET
17 30 (9.68%) QA
17 30 (9.68%) User Experience
18 29 (9.35%) Mobile App
19 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering
19 28 (9.03%) Marketing
20 27 (8.71%) Degree
20 27 (8.71%) Microsoft
20 27 (8.71%) Scrum
20 27 (8.71%) Retail
20 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (8.39%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (4.52%) Node.js
2 10 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.29%) Apache
4 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.97%) Lync
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.97%) Drupal
5 3 (0.97%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) Mule
6 2 (0.65%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.65%) Liferay
6 2 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.77%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.23%) MS Office
3 9 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.58%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.32%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.26%) SaaS
1 7 (2.26%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Office 365
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.90%) HTTP
2 6 (1.94%) Firewall
3 5 (1.61%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) Internet
4 4 (1.29%) SMTP
5 3 (0.97%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) Skype
6 2 (0.65%) MPLS
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.32%) VoIP
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
7 1 (0.32%) IPsec
7 1 (0.32%) VLAN
7 1 (0.32%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.81%) MySQL
3 10 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.58%) Big Data
5 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (7.42%) Maven
2 14 (4.52%) Selenium
3 13 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.19%) JUnit
4 12 (3.87%) Subversion
5 11 (3.55%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.90%) Moq
7 9 (2.90%) JIRA
8 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.61%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.61%) Grunt
10 4 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.29%) gulp
11 3 (0.97%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.97%) Mocha
11 3 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.97%) RSpec
General
1 64 (20.65%) Finance
2 28 (9.03%) Marketing
3 27 (8.71%) Retail
4 13 (4.19%) Banking
5 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.23%) Law
7 8 (2.58%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.94%) Automotive
9 4 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (0.97%) Danish Language
10 3 (0.97%) German Language
10 3 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.97%) Back Office
10 3 (0.97%) iGaming
10 3 (0.97%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.65%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (39.35%) Developer
2 33 (10.65%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.32%) Senior Developer
4 25 (8.06%) Analyst
5 18 (5.81%) .NET Developer
6 15 (4.84%) C# Developer
6 15 (4.84%) Team Leader
6 15 (4.84%) Designer
7 14 (4.52%) Java Team Leader
8 13 (4.19%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.87%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (3.55%) Development Manager
10 11 (3.55%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.23%) Games Developer
12 9 (2.90%) C++ Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.48%) HTML
2 42 (13.55%) Spring
3 37 (11.94%) Hibernate
3 37 (11.94%) HTML5
4 32 (10.32%) CSS
5 30 (9.68%) .NET
6 26 (8.39%) Web Services
6 26 (8.39%) XML
7 21 (6.77%) J2EE
8 18 (5.81%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.48%) WCF
10 16 (5.16%) JMS
11 14 (4.52%) WPF
11 14 (4.52%) JMX
11 14 (4.52%) jQuery
11 14 (4.52%) RESTful
11 14 (4.52%) CSS3
12 13 (4.19%) Struts
13 11 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (3.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.29%) Online Games
2 30 (9.68%) User Experience
3 29 (9.35%) Mobile App
4 27 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.19%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.87%) Online Gambling
7 11 (3.55%) Mobile Games
7 11 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.23%) Social Gaming
8 10 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.58%) Social Media
10 7 (2.26%) Xbox
10 7 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.29%) Video Editing
12 4 (1.29%) Spread Betting
12 4 (1.29%) BBC
12 4 (1.29%) Social Network
12 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.39%) UNIX
1 26 (8.39%) Linux
1 26 (8.39%) Apple iOS
2 25 (8.06%) Android
3 14 (4.52%) Windows
4 3 (0.97%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.16%) E-Commerce
3 43 (13.87%) TDD
4 41 (13.23%) BDD
5 40 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 39 (12.58%) Open Source
7 31 (10.00%) OO
8 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 27 (8.71%) Scrum
10 24 (7.74%) Analytics
11 17 (5.48%) Business Development
12 16 (5.16%) SDLC
13 15 (4.84%) MVC
13 15 (4.84%) CRM
14 14 (4.52%) Project Management
14 14 (4.52%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.87%) DevOps
15 12 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.35%) Java
2 78 (25.16%) SQL
3 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.55%) C#
5 26 (8.39%) C++
6 25 (8.06%) PHP
7 15 (4.84%) Python
8 12 (3.87%) Ruby
9 11 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.23%) Scala
11 9 (2.90%) Groovy
11 9 (2.90%) ActionScript
12 7 (2.26%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (1.94%) PHP5
13 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.29%) Clojure
15 4 (1.29%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 27 (8.71%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) ISEB
3 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.32%) MCSE
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) CCNA
4 1 (0.32%) CISSP
4 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.32%) CISM
4 1 (0.32%) MBA
4 1 (0.32%) CEH
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.61%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.97%) LXC
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.29%) Nagios
3 3 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.65%) Mesos
4 2 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 27 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.74%) Oracle
3 9 (2.90%) Google
4 7 (2.26%) Adobe
4 7 (2.26%) Perforce
5 4 (1.29%) VMware
6 3 (0.97%) Capita
6 3 (0.97%) Facebook
7 2 (0.65%) hybris
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco
7 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.65%) Apple
8 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.32%) Dell
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Reuters
8 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
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