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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 129 165 148
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 130 146 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.53% 1.89%
As % of the General category 3.47% 2.52% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 124 120 178
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,500 £70,000
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
3748 5792 6938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.54% 60.66% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 4926 5692
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 29 August 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 August 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.

1 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.60%) TDD
3 64 (25.60%) Java
4 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
5 56 (22.40%) Degree
6 55 (22.00%) HTML
7 53 (21.20%) Python
8 50 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 45 (18.00%) BDD
9 45 (18.00%) Windows
10 44 (17.60%) Linux
11 43 (17.20%) SQL
12 42 (16.80%) C#
13 40 (16.00%) Online Games
14 37 (14.80%) CSS
15 36 (14.40%) Finance
16 34 (13.60%) Retail
16 34 (13.60%) Software Engineering
16 34 (13.60%) .NET
16 34 (13.60%) DevOps
17 32 (12.80%) Jenkins
18 30 (12.00%) Big Data
18 30 (12.00%) MVC
19 29 (11.60%) Docker
19 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (11.20%) Software Delivery
20 28 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
20 28 (11.20%) Scala
20 28 (11.20%) Node.js

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 21 (8.40%) Apache
2 11 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.40%) SAS
3 9 (3.60%) IIS
3 9 (3.60%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (3.20%) Confluence
5 7 (2.80%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.60%) IPython
6 4 (1.60%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
2 2 (0.80%) SPSS
3 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.40%) GIMP
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.80%) PaaS
3 15 (6.00%) IaaS
4 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (4.00%) SaaS
6 9 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.40%) GitHub
8 4 (1.60%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (1.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.40%) Internet
1 11 (4.40%) TCP/IP
1 11 (4.40%) VoIP
2 8 (3.20%) Firewall
2 8 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.00%) ATM
3 5 (2.00%) LAN
3 5 (2.00%) SMS
3 5 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) 2G
4 1 (0.40%) IPv4
4 1 (0.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.00%) Big Data
2 28 (11.20%) MySQL
3 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.60%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) QlikView
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.80%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.20%) JIRA
3 8 (3.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (2.80%) Artifactory
4 7 (2.80%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.40%) NUnit
5 6 (2.40%) Selenium
5 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.00%) JUnit
6 5 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.00%) Subversion
6 5 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.60%) Mockito
7 4 (1.60%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.20%) RSpec
8 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (14.40%) Finance
2 34 (13.60%) Retail
3 24 (9.60%) Law
4 23 (9.20%) Banking
5 21 (8.40%) Advertising
6 17 (6.80%) Marketing
6 17 (6.80%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.40%) Legal
8 5 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.00%) Publishing
9 2 (0.80%) Front Office
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 114 (45.60%) Developer
2 35 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.40%) Analyst
5 18 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.80%) Junior
6 17 (6.80%) Junior Developer
7 15 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.60%) Games Developer
8 14 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 13 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Python Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Agile Developer
10 12 (4.80%) Online Project Manager
10 12 (4.80%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.00%) HTML
2 37 (14.80%) CSS
3 34 (13.60%) .NET
4 28 (11.20%) Node.js
5 27 (10.80%) REST
6 26 (10.40%) JSON
6 26 (10.40%) XML
7 25 (10.00%) Spring
8 24 (9.60%) AngularJS
9 23 (9.20%) jQuery
9 23 (9.20%) Web Services
10 20 (8.00%) ASP.NET
10 20 (8.00%) HTML5
11 18 (7.20%) LAMP
11 18 (7.20%) SOAP
12 16 (6.40%) Django
13 15 (6.00%) Serverless Framework
13 15 (6.00%) Spring Boot
14 13 (5.20%) RESTful
15 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.00%) Online Games
2 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.20%) Mobile App
4 21 (8.40%) Statistics
5 16 (6.40%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.20%) Mobile Games
7 11 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.00%) User Experience
9 6 (2.40%) Animation
9 6 (2.40%) Social Media
10 5 (2.00%) Xbox
11 4 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.60%) Fintech
11 4 (1.60%) Replication
11 4 (1.60%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.20%) NHS
12 3 (1.20%) Online Gambling
13 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.40%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.00%) Windows
2 44 (17.60%) Linux
3 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.60%) Unix
6 5 (2.00%) Android
6 5 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.60%) TDD
3 50 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (18.00%) BDD
5 34 (13.60%) DevOps
5 34 (13.60%) Software Engineering
6 30 (12.00%) MVC
7 28 (11.20%) Software Delivery
8 26 (10.40%) Scrum
9 25 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 24 (9.60%) Pair Programming
11 22 (8.80%) Analytics
11 22 (8.80%) Open Source
12 21 (8.40%) OO
13 18 (7.20%) Configuration Management
13 18 (7.20%) SOA
14 17 (6.80%) API Development
14 17 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.40%) Project Management
16 15 (6.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.60%) Java
2 63 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 53 (21.20%) Python
4 43 (17.20%) SQL
5 42 (16.80%) C#
6 28 (11.20%) Scala
7 20 (8.00%) PHP
8 19 (7.60%) C++
8 19 (7.60%) Ruby
9 10 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.20%) Perl
12 7 (2.80%) PHP 5
13 6 (2.40%) Go
14 5 (2.00%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.60%) Korn
15 4 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.20%) F#
16 3 (1.20%) Groovy
16 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (22.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) OCP
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.40%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.60%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) SDET
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (11.60%) Docker
2 11 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.40%) Terminal Services
3 10 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (11.20%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (10.80%) Puppet
3 22 (8.80%) Ansible
4 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (6.80%) Google
2 16 (6.40%) VMware
3 15 (6.00%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.80%) Rackspace
5 11 (4.40%) Citrix
5 11 (4.40%) Mitel
6 8 (3.20%) Adobe
6 8 (3.20%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle
8 5 (2.00%) Facebook
9 4 (1.60%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.60%) PayPal
9 4 (1.60%) Tableau
10 1 (0.40%) Apple
10 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.40%) Intel
10 1 (0.40%) Percona
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
10 1 (0.40%) Zend
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Equity, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: 10%bonus+fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + GAIN mobile testing
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Gain performance testing
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £450 - £550 / day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits/Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70k - £150k
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago