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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 138 124 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -37
Permanent jobs citing Games 187 211 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 2.06% 3.21%
As % of the General category 3.29% 3.52% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 134 179 310
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
5686 5991 6304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.87% 58.42% 58.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4772 5034 5640
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 144 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (30.58%) Java
3 79 (19.80%) SQL
4 75 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 75 (18.80%) HTML
4 75 (18.80%) TDD
5 70 (17.54%) CSS
6 55 (13.78%) C#
7 52 (13.03%) Finance
8 51 (12.78%) E-Commerce
9 49 (12.28%) OO
10 48 (12.03%) Spring
11 46 (11.53%) Marketing
11 46 (11.53%) HTML5
12 45 (11.28%) Linux
13 43 (10.78%) Git (software)
14 42 (10.53%) J2EE
15 41 (10.28%) Online Games
15 41 (10.28%) User Experience
16 38 (9.52%) Scrum
17 37 (9.27%) .NET
17 37 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (9.02%) BDD
19 34 (8.52%) Degree
19 34 (8.52%) Hibernate
19 34 (8.52%) Flash
20 33 (8.27%) Open Source
20 33 (8.27%) Jenkins
21 32 (8.02%) Maven
22 31 (7.77%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 18 (4.51%) Apache
2 17 (4.26%) Node.js
3 16 (4.01%) IIS
4 13 (3.26%) CMS
5 7 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.50%) WordPress
6 6 (1.50%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.00%) nginx
7 4 (1.00%) concrete5
8 3 (0.75%) Lightstreamer
8 3 (0.75%) SAS
9 2 (0.50%) JBoss
9 2 (0.50%) Zope
9 2 (0.50%) Plone
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.50%) ejabberd
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (4.51%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.26%) MS Office
4 7 (1.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (1.50%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.50%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Magento
2 4 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.50%) GitHub
2 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.51%) Firewall
2 13 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.01%) DMZ
4 10 (2.51%) SMTP
4 10 (2.51%) SSH
4 10 (2.51%) IMAP
5 8 (2.01%) Telnet
5 8 (2.01%) FTP
6 4 (1.00%) HTTP
7 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.50%) OSPF
7 2 (0.50%) BGP
7 2 (0.50%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.50%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.50%) NFC
7 2 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.52%) MySQL
2 14 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.26%) Big Data
6 8 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.00%) Redis
11 3 (0.75%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 43 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.27%) Jenkins
3 32 (8.02%) Maven
4 29 (7.27%) JIRA
5 25 (6.27%) Subversion
6 24 (6.02%) JUnit
7 23 (5.76%) Jasmine
8 20 (5.01%) Selenium
9 17 (4.26%) Mockito
9 17 (4.26%) FlexUnit
10 13 (3.26%) WebDriver
11 10 (2.51%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.26%) Grunt
13 8 (2.01%) Gradle
14 7 (1.75%) Axure RP
14 7 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (1.75%) Ant
15 6 (1.50%) NUnit
16 5 (1.25%) Mocha
16 5 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 52 (13.03%) Finance
2 46 (11.53%) Marketing
3 17 (4.26%) Advertising
4 16 (4.01%) Retail
5 13 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.26%) Banking
6 12 (3.01%) iGaming
7 8 (2.01%) French Language
8 7 (1.75%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.50%) Automotive
10 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.75%) Front Office
11 3 (0.75%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 172 (43.11%) Developer
2 54 (13.53%) Java Developer
3 36 (9.02%) Analyst
3 36 (9.02%) Senior Developer
4 22 (5.51%) Business Analyst
5 20 (5.01%) Designer
6 18 (4.51%) C# Developer
6 18 (4.51%) PHP Developer
7 17 (4.26%) Flex Developer
8 15 (3.76%) .NET Developer
9 14 (3.51%) Team Leader
9 14 (3.51%) Junior
9 14 (3.51%) Development Manager
9 14 (3.51%) Administrator
9 14 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
9 14 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.26%) Java Team Leader
11 12 (3.01%) Junior Developer
11 12 (3.01%) Business Development Manager
11 12 (3.01%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.80%) HTML
2 70 (17.54%) CSS
3 48 (12.03%) Spring
4 46 (11.53%) HTML5
5 42 (10.53%) J2EE
6 37 (9.27%) .NET
7 34 (8.52%) Flash
7 34 (8.52%) Hibernate
8 28 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 27 (6.77%) Web Services
10 26 (6.52%) CSS3
11 24 (6.02%) jQuery
12 23 (5.76%) XML
13 20 (5.01%) Struts
14 18 (4.51%) RESTful
15 17 (4.26%) Apache Flex
15 17 (4.26%) Cairngorm
15 17 (4.26%) SOAP
15 17 (4.26%) Parsley
16 15 (3.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.28%) Online Games
1 41 (10.28%) User Experience
2 37 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.27%) Open Source
4 27 (6.77%) Mobile App
5 20 (5.01%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.01%) Mobile Games
7 12 (3.01%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.01%) Online Gambling
10 6 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.25%) Animation
11 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.25%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.00%) Social Gaming
12 4 (1.00%) Social Media
12 4 (1.00%) iPad
12 4 (1.00%) iPhone
12 4 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.28%) Linux
2 31 (7.77%) UNIX
3 27 (6.77%) Apple iOS
4 23 (5.76%) Android
5 18 (4.51%) Windows
6 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.75%) Solaris
8 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
9 2 (0.50%) OpenBSD
9 2 (0.50%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.80%) TDD
3 51 (12.78%) E-Commerce
4 49 (12.28%) OO
5 38 (9.52%) Scrum
6 36 (9.02%) BDD
7 28 (7.02%) Multithreading
7 28 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 24 (6.02%) MVC
9 23 (5.76%) Low Latency
10 22 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (5.01%) Software Engineering
11 20 (5.01%) Game Development
12 19 (4.76%) Analytics
12 19 (4.76%) Project Management
13 18 (4.51%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (4.26%) Business Development
15 14 (3.51%) User Stories
15 14 (3.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.58%) Java
2 79 (19.80%) SQL
3 75 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 55 (13.78%) C#
5 24 (6.02%) PHP
5 24 (6.02%) Python
6 22 (5.51%) C++
7 20 (5.01%) Perl
8 18 (4.51%) Objective-C
9 15 (3.76%) Ruby
10 13 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.51%) ActionScript
12 8 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.01%) VBScript
13 6 (1.50%) Scala
13 6 (1.50%) ActionScript 3.0
14 5 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (1.25%) C
14 5 (1.25%) PHP5
14 5 (1.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 34 (8.52%) Degree
2 12 (3.01%) CISSP
2 12 (3.01%) CISA
2 12 (3.01%) CISM
2 12 (3.01%) MBA
3 8 (2.01%) VCP4
4 5 (1.25%) ISEB
5 2 (0.50%) IIBA
5 2 (0.50%) CBAP
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.50%) PhD
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.25%) CCNA
6 1 (0.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.75%) XenApp
3 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.50%) Ceph
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) vSphere
3 2 (0.50%) Varnish
3 2 (0.50%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.25%) Docker
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) Puppet
2 9 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.00%) Ansible
5 3 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.50%) Ganeti
6 2 (0.50%) Bacula
6 2 (0.50%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.25%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.25%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.25%) Graphite
7 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (7.27%) Adobe
2 20 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.26%) Oracle
4 8 (2.01%) Intel
4 8 (2.01%) Facebook
5 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.50%) Google
7 4 (1.00%) Apple
8 3 (0.75%) Citrix
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco
8 3 (0.75%) HP
8 3 (0.75%) Perforce
8 3 (0.75%) VMware
8 3 (0.75%) Splunk
9 2 (0.50%) Twitter
9 2 (0.50%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.50%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.50%) Sony
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
NFP Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Volaris
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + OTE c£150,000+ with Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £4000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
The City, London (EC1V)
Guru Careers
Salary: COMPETITIVE (DOE) + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + equity + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago