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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 126 157 137
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 124 139 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.08% 1.60% 1.90%
As % of the General category 3.45% 2.62% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 120 124 187
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
3599 5296 6500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.24% 60.96% 57.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3297 4575 5367
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 £36,500 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 125 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.30%) Java
3 76 (30.89%) TDD
4 58 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (21.54%) Degree
5 53 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 53 (21.54%) BDD
6 52 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
7 47 (19.11%) HTML
8 46 (18.70%) Python
9 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
9 40 (16.26%) Scala
9 40 (16.26%) Big Data
10 39 (15.85%) Linux
11 37 (15.04%) CSS
11 37 (15.04%) Retail
11 37 (15.04%) Online Games
12 35 (14.23%) Software Delivery
13 34 (13.82%) Jenkins
13 34 (13.82%) DevOps
13 34 (13.82%) Node.js
13 34 (13.82%) Windows
14 33 (13.41%) C#
15 32 (13.01%) Finance
16 31 (12.60%) Scrum
16 31 (12.60%) Pair Programming
17 30 (12.20%) MySQL
18 29 (11.79%) Advertising
18 29 (11.79%) Banking
18 29 (11.79%) REST

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 22 (8.94%) Apache
2 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.07%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (3.25%) IIS
5 7 (2.85%) Confluence
6 6 (2.44%) SAS
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
8 1 (0.41%) IPython
8 1 (0.41%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.41%) GIMP
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.14%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.54%) PaaS
3 19 (7.72%) IaaS
4 11 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (4.07%) SaaS
6 9 (3.66%) GitHub
7 6 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
1 11 (4.47%) VoIP
2 8 (3.25%) Internet
3 5 (2.03%) LAN
3 5 (2.03%) WAN
4 4 (1.63%) Firewall
4 4 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.22%) ATM
5 3 (1.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.41%) IPv4
6 1 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.26%) Big Data
2 30 (12.20%) MySQL
3 15 (6.10%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.28%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.47%) JIRA
4 10 (4.07%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.85%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.85%) Selenium
7 6 (2.44%) NUnit
7 6 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.03%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.03%) Subversion
9 4 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.63%) JUnit
9 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.22%) Mockito
10 3 (1.22%) RSpec
10 3 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (15.04%) Retail
2 32 (13.01%) Finance
3 29 (11.79%) Advertising
3 29 (11.79%) Banking
4 26 (10.57%) Law
5 16 (6.50%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.69%) Marketing
7 10 (4.07%) Legal
8 5 (2.03%) Back Office
8 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.03%) Publishing
9 4 (1.63%) Front Office
9 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) iGaming
10 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.41%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 117 (47.56%) Developer
2 48 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 32 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 21 (8.54%) Project Manager
5 20 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (6.91%) Analyst
7 15 (6.10%) Agile Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Online Project Manager
7 15 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.28%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 12 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
10 12 (4.88%) Games Developer
10 12 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.07%) Desktop Support
12 10 (4.07%) Python Developer
12 10 (4.07%) Senior Agile Developer
13 9 (3.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.11%) HTML
2 37 (15.04%) CSS
3 34 (13.82%) Node.js
4 29 (11.79%) REST
5 26 (10.57%) .NET
5 26 (10.57%) JSON
5 26 (10.57%) Spring
6 25 (10.16%) AngularJS
7 23 (9.35%) jQuery
8 22 (8.94%) HTML5
9 21 (8.54%) SOAP
10 20 (8.13%) LAMP
11 19 (7.72%) Serverless Framework
11 19 (7.72%) Spring Boot
12 18 (7.32%) Web Services
13 17 (6.91%) XML
14 13 (5.28%) Django
15 12 (4.88%) Akka
15 12 (4.88%) ASP.NET
16 11 (4.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.04%) Online Games
2 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.91%) Mathematics
5 15 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.47%) Statistics
7 10 (4.07%) Mobile Games
7 10 (4.07%) User Experience
8 5 (2.03%) Animation
8 5 (2.03%) Social Media
8 5 (2.03%) Xbox
9 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.63%) Fintech
9 4 (1.63%) Replication
10 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.22%) NHS
10 3 (1.22%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.81%) BBC
11 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.85%) Linux
2 34 (13.82%) Windows
3 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.44%) Unix
6 5 (2.03%) Android
6 5 (2.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.89%) TDD
3 58 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (21.54%) BDD
5 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
6 35 (14.23%) Software Delivery
7 34 (13.82%) DevOps
8 31 (12.60%) Pair Programming
8 31 (12.60%) Scrum
9 22 (8.94%) E-Commerce
9 22 (8.94%) MVC
9 22 (8.94%) SOA
10 21 (8.54%) API Development
10 21 (8.54%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.13%) OO
12 19 (7.72%) Project Management
13 16 (6.50%) Open Source
14 14 (5.69%) Analytics
14 14 (5.69%) SDLC
15 13 (5.28%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.30%) Java
2 53 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 46 (18.70%) Python
4 40 (16.26%) Scala
5 33 (13.41%) C#
6 28 (11.38%) SQL
7 23 (9.35%) Ruby
8 22 (8.94%) PHP
9 16 (6.50%) C++
10 9 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.85%) PHP 5
12 6 (2.44%) Go
12 6 (2.44%) Perl
13 5 (2.03%) ECMAScript
14 4 (1.63%) Korn
14 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.22%) Groovy
15 3 (1.22%) R
15 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (21.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.22%) OCP
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.13%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.22%) SDET
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (10.98%) Docker
2 11 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.47%) Terminal Services
2 11 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (10.98%) Puppet
3 24 (9.76%) Ansible
4 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.81%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (8.54%) Google
2 19 (7.72%) Atlassian
3 18 (7.32%) VMware
4 15 (6.10%) Rackspace
5 11 (4.47%) Citrix
5 11 (4.47%) Mitel
6 8 (3.25%) Adobe
7 7 (2.85%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.63%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle
8 4 (1.63%) PayPal
9 3 (1.22%) Facebook
10 2 (0.81%) Sybase
11 1 (0.41%) Apple
11 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.41%) Percona
11 1 (0.41%) Tableau
11 1 (0.41%) Zend
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits Inc: Bonus, Gym, Travel Loa
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
fsb technology
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent company benefits scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Company benefits scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
SRGEurope
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
DesignStudioPeople
Posted: 6 days ago