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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 140 199 142
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -57
Permanent jobs citing Games 112 126 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.78% 1.20% 1.96%
As % of the General category 2.95% 2.03% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 107 99 182
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 £43,600 £35,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
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
3798 6210 7246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.40% 59.15% 58.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3457 5224 5933
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 100 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.25%) TDD
2 63 (26.25%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.50%) HTML
4 52 (21.67%) Java
5 49 (20.42%) Python
6 48 (20.00%) Degree
7 45 (18.75%) SQL
8 41 (17.08%) C#
9 40 (16.67%) Windows
9 40 (16.67%) Linux
10 39 (16.25%) Finance
11 38 (15.83%) Online Games
12 37 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (13.33%) CSS
13 32 (13.33%) .NET
14 31 (12.92%) Git (software)
14 31 (12.92%) BDD
15 30 (12.50%) MVC
16 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (11.67%) XML
17 28 (11.67%) Scrum
18 27 (11.25%) Software Engineering
19 26 (10.83%) MySQL
19 26 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (10.83%) REST
19 26 (10.83%) jQuery
20 25 (10.42%) DevOps
20 25 (10.42%) Retail

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 17 (7.08%) Apache
2 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.58%) SAS
3 6 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.08%) Confluence
4 5 (2.08%) IIS
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.25%) IPython
6 3 (1.25%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.83%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.42%) GIMP
4 1 (0.42%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.42%) PaaS
3 11 (4.58%) IaaS
4 8 (3.33%) GitHub
5 7 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.08%) SaaS
7 3 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Internet
1 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.58%) VoIP
3 10 (4.17%) Firewall
4 9 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.08%) ATM
5 5 (2.08%) LAN
5 5 (2.08%) SMS
5 5 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) 2G
6 1 (0.42%) IPv4
6 1 (0.42%) IPv6
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.83%) MySQL
2 23 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.75%) Big Data
4 13 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.25%) QlikView
10 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.42%) HBase
11 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.42%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.17%) JIRA
4 9 (3.75%) JUnit
5 8 (3.33%) Mockito
6 7 (2.92%) NUnit
7 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.08%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.67%) Gradle
9 4 (1.67%) Robolectric
9 4 (1.67%) Subversion
10 3 (1.25%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.25%) Maven
10 3 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.25%) Selenium
10 3 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (16.25%) Finance
2 25 (10.42%) Retail
3 18 (7.50%) Marketing
4 15 (6.25%) Law
5 14 (5.83%) Banking
6 13 (5.42%) Advertising
6 13 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.92%) Legal
8 6 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) iGaming
10 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 115 (47.92%) Developer
2 28 (11.67%) Java Developer
3 21 (8.75%) Analyst
3 21 (8.75%) Senior Developer
4 17 (7.08%) C# Developer
5 16 (6.67%) Games Developer
5 16 (6.67%) Junior
5 16 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 15 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 13 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 12 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.58%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) Administrator
11 9 (3.75%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.50%) HTML
2 32 (13.33%) .NET
2 32 (13.33%) CSS
3 28 (11.67%) XML
4 26 (10.83%) jQuery
4 26 (10.83%) REST
5 24 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (10.00%) JSON
5 24 (10.00%) Node.js
5 24 (10.00%) Web Services
6 22 (9.17%) Spring
7 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET
8 16 (6.67%) Django
8 16 (6.67%) HTML5
9 15 (6.25%) SOAP
10 14 (5.83%) LAMP
11 12 (5.00%) RESTful
12 11 (4.58%) Serverless Framework
12 11 (4.58%) Spring Boot
13 9 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.83%) Online Games
2 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.58%) Statistics
4 22 (9.17%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.67%) User Experience
6 15 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 15 (6.25%) Mobile Games
7 10 (4.17%) Social Media
8 7 (2.92%) Animation
9 6 (2.50%) Online Gambling
9 6 (2.50%) Xbox
10 5 (2.08%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.25%) Fintech
12 3 (1.25%) NHS
12 3 (1.25%) Replication
12 3 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.83%) CUDA
13 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.67%) Linux
1 40 (16.67%) Windows
2 22 (9.17%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.25%) Android
4 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.75%) Unix
6 5 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.25%) CentOS
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.25%) TDD
3 37 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (12.92%) BDD
5 30 (12.50%) MVC
6 28 (11.67%) Scrum
7 27 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 26 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (10.42%) DevOps
10 24 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.75%) Analytics
11 21 (8.75%) Open Source
12 19 (7.92%) Game Development
12 19 (7.92%) Software Delivery
13 18 (7.50%) OO
14 17 (7.08%) iOS Development
15 15 (6.25%) Pair Programming
15 15 (6.25%) User Stories
16 14 (5.83%) SOA
17 13 (5.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.25%) JavaScript
2 52 (21.67%) Java
3 49 (20.42%) Python
4 45 (18.75%) SQL
5 41 (17.08%) C#
6 19 (7.92%) Scala
7 16 (6.67%) Ruby
8 15 (6.25%) PHP
9 14 (5.83%) C++
10 11 (4.58%) Apple Swift
11 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.17%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.75%) Perl
13 6 (2.50%) Go
13 6 (2.50%) PHP 5
14 5 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.67%) C
15 4 (1.67%) F#
16 3 (1.25%) Korn
16 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.25%) OCP
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.42%) PhD
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.92%) QA
2 9 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.92%) Docker
2 12 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.58%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (7.50%) Puppet
3 13 (5.42%) Ansible
4 3 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCSM
5 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (6.67%) Google
2 11 (4.58%) Atlassian
2 11 (4.58%) Citrix
2 11 (4.58%) Mitel
3 9 (3.75%) VMware
4 8 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.92%) Oracle
6 6 (2.50%) Adobe
6 6 (2.50%) Facebook
7 5 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.67%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.25%) PayPal
9 3 (1.25%) Tableau
10 2 (0.83%) Apple
10 2 (0.83%) BT
10 2 (0.83%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.42%) Avaya
11 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.42%) Sage
City, London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 75000 with benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Opus One Associates
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits/Bonus Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marmalade
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Marmalade
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + pension, other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + pension, other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago