The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 144 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 230 347 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 2.95% 3.24%
As % of the General category 3.08% 5.02% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 200 331 433
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7461 6919 8733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.94% 58.83% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6178 6033 7829
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
London

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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 194 (37.74%) Java
2 178 (34.63%) JavaScript
3 143 (27.82%) HTML
4 104 (20.23%) HTML5
5 99 (19.26%) CSS
6 97 (18.87%) OO
6 97 (18.87%) TDD
7 96 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (18.48%) Android
9 92 (17.90%) XML
10 90 (17.51%) Linux
11 88 (17.12%) C#
12 85 (16.54%) Online Games
13 84 (16.34%) MVC
14 82 (15.95%) Scrum
15 80 (15.56%) Degree
16 78 (15.18%) OOP
17 77 (14.98%) JSON
18 75 (14.59%) Python
19 74 (14.40%) SQL
19 74 (14.40%) Objective-C
19 74 (14.40%) Mobile App
20 73 (14.20%) Computer Science
21 71 (13.81%) Finance
21 71 (13.81%) Apple iOS
22 69 (13.42%) .NET
23 68 (13.23%) Social Media
24 67 (13.04%) Web Services
25 65 (12.65%) Ajax
26 62 (12.06%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (5.64%) Node.js
2 27 (5.25%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.95%) Apache
4 9 (1.75%) SAS
5 7 (1.36%) CMS
6 6 (1.17%) IIS
6 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.97%) Drupal
8 4 (0.78%) nginx
8 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.39%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (7.78%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.95%) MS Project
4 9 (1.75%) MS Office
5 7 (1.36%) MS Excel
6 6 (1.17%) SPSS
7 5 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.78%) InDesign
9 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.58%) Magento
3 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.75%) GitHub
1 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.17%) Rackspace Cloud
4 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.98%) HTTP
2 38 (7.39%) Internet
3 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.78%) Network Security
4 4 (0.78%) Firewall
4 4 (0.78%) SMTP
4 4 (0.78%) DNS
5 3 (0.58%) FTP
5 3 (0.58%) DHCP
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.03%) Big Data
2 29 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.64%) NoSQL
3 26 (5.06%) MySQL
4 22 (4.28%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.50%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.14%) Redis
8 11 (2.14%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.56%) HBase
10 7 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.97%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 50 (9.73%) Xcode
2 43 (8.37%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.61%) Eclipse
4 28 (5.45%) Subversion
4 28 (5.45%) JUnit
5 27 (5.25%) Introscope
5 27 (5.25%) PhoneGap
6 20 (3.89%) Selenium
7 17 (3.31%) JIRA
8 15 (2.92%) Jenkins
8 15 (2.92%) WebDriver
9 14 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.72%) Grunt
10 13 (2.53%) NUnit
11 12 (2.33%) Ant
11 12 (2.33%) Moq
11 12 (2.33%) Jasmine
12 11 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 11 (2.14%) Mocha
12 11 (2.14%) Maven
General
1 71 (13.81%) Finance
2 41 (7.98%) Marketing
3 20 (3.89%) Banking
4 18 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.33%) Advertising
5 12 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.56%) Retail
7 6 (1.17%) Publishing
8 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 4 (0.78%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.58%) Front Office
10 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 270 (52.53%) Developer
2 53 (10.31%) Java Developer
3 52 (10.12%) Senior Developer
4 38 (7.39%) Web Developer
5 36 (7.00%) iOS Developer
6 35 (6.81%) Consultant
7 30 (5.84%) Programmer
7 30 (5.84%) Analyst
8 27 (5.25%) Java Consultant
8 27 (5.25%) Mobile Developer
9 26 (5.06%) Architect
10 25 (4.86%) .NET Developer
10 25 (4.86%) Mobile Web Developer
11 23 (4.47%) Senior Consultant
12 21 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (3.89%) Senior Java Consultant
13 20 (3.89%) Games Developer
14 18 (3.50%) Applications Developer
14 18 (3.50%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (27.82%) HTML
2 104 (20.23%) HTML5
3 99 (19.26%) CSS
4 92 (17.90%) XML
5 77 (14.98%) JSON
6 69 (13.42%) .NET
7 67 (13.04%) Web Services
8 65 (12.65%) Ajax
9 55 (10.70%) jQuery
10 54 (10.51%) CSS3
11 46 (8.95%) Spring
12 42 (8.17%) Flash
13 39 (7.59%) SOAP
14 37 (7.20%) ASP.NET
15 34 (6.61%) iOS SDK
16 33 (6.42%) OpenGL
17 29 (5.64%) RESTful
17 29 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (5.25%) XSLT
19 26 (5.06%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.54%) Online Games
2 74 (14.40%) Mobile App
3 73 (14.20%) Computer Science
4 68 (13.23%) Social Media
5 55 (10.70%) Client/Server
6 51 (9.92%) iPhone
7 45 (8.75%) iPad
8 35 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (6.61%) Social Gaming
10 29 (5.64%) Mathematics
11 28 (5.45%) Social Network
12 25 (4.86%) Mobile Games
13 23 (4.47%) Open Source
14 17 (3.31%) Web 2.0
14 17 (3.31%) Blackberry
15 13 (2.53%) Animation
16 11 (2.14%) Graphic Design
17 9 (1.75%) Physics
17 9 (1.75%) Flash Games
17 9 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 95 (18.48%) Android
2 90 (17.51%) Linux
3 71 (13.81%) Apple iOS
4 62 (12.06%) Windows
5 60 (11.67%) UNIX
6 29 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.31%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (2.72%) Solaris
9 9 (1.75%) CentOS
10 7 (1.36%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.97%) Debian
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.87%) OO
1 97 (18.87%) TDD
2 96 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.34%) MVC
4 82 (15.95%) Scrum
5 78 (15.18%) OOP
6 61 (11.87%) E-Commerce
7 49 (9.53%) Multithreading
8 43 (8.37%) SOA
9 42 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (7.78%) Web Development
10 40 (7.78%) Software Engineering
10 40 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 39 (7.59%) iOS Development
12 35 (6.81%) BDD
13 30 (5.84%) OOD
14 27 (5.25%) EAI
14 27 (5.25%) Game Development
15 25 (4.86%) Analytics
16 21 (4.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (37.74%) Java
2 178 (34.63%) JavaScript
3 88 (17.12%) C#
4 75 (14.59%) Python
5 74 (14.40%) SQL
5 74 (14.40%) Objective-C
6 60 (11.67%) C++
7 58 (11.28%) ActionScript
8 51 (9.92%) C
9 39 (7.59%) Ruby
9 39 (7.59%) PHP
10 23 (4.47%) Scala
11 18 (3.50%) Perl
12 17 (3.31%) XPath
13 13 (2.53%) R
13 13 (2.53%) Erlang
14 9 (1.75%) Clojure
14 9 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
15 7 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (15.56%) Degree
2 15 (2.92%) MCTS
2 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (2.92%) MCP
2 15 (2.92%) MCAD
2 15 (2.92%) MCSD
3 7 (1.36%) PhD
4 3 (0.58%) PCI QSA
5 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
6 1 (0.19%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.37%) QA
2 13 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) Xen
2 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) KVM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.75%) Puppet
3 4 (0.78%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.58%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.78%) Google
3 30 (5.84%) Facebook
4 29 (5.64%) Oracle
4 29 (5.64%) Splunk
5 28 (5.45%) Perforce
6 22 (4.28%) Adobe
7 17 (3.31%) Symbian
8 13 (2.53%) Twitter
9 9 (1.75%) VMware
10 5 (0.97%) Cisco
11 4 (0.78%) IBM
12 3 (0.58%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) Sage
12 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.58%) Netezza
12 3 (0.58%) Zend
13 2 (0.39%) Unica
13 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
City, London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Seven Publishing Ltd
Salary: From £200 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago