The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online 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 Online Games over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 302 311 212
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -99
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 13 21 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.37% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 125
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.97% +17.14%
Online Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4780 5712 5827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.03% 47.71% 48.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4046 4947 5342
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Online Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the City of London region.

Online Games Salary Trend in the City of London

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in the City of London

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 52 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) Marketing
4 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.92%) HTML
6 14 (26.92%) Analytics
7 13 (25.00%) HTML5
7 13 (25.00%) CSS
7 13 (25.00%) XML
7 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 12 (23.08%) Ajax
8 12 (23.08%) JSON
8 12 (23.08%) jQuery
8 12 (23.08%) iPhone
9 11 (21.15%) Social Media
9 11 (21.15%) iPad
9 11 (21.15%) CSS3
9 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
9 11 (21.15%) SOAP
9 11 (21.15%) Project Management
10 10 (19.23%) CRM
10 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
10 10 (19.23%) OO
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
11 9 (17.31%) Twitter
11 9 (17.31%) Online Marketing
11 9 (17.31%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.62%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.62%) SPSS
3 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) QlikView
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) HBase
5 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Xcode
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) JUnit
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Mockito
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 52 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (30.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Turkish Language
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Danish Language
4 2 (3.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (13.46%) iOS Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Web Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Web Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Games Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 13 (25.00%) HTML5
2 13 (25.00%) CSS
2 13 (25.00%) XML
3 12 (23.08%) Ajax
3 12 (23.08%) JSON
3 12 (23.08%) jQuery
4 11 (21.15%) CSS3
4 11 (21.15%) SOAP
5 7 (13.46%) iOS SDK
6 6 (11.54%) OpenGL
6 6 (11.54%) Cocoa
6 6 (11.54%) RESTful
6 6 (11.54%) OpenGL ES
6 6 (11.54%) UIKit
7 5 (9.62%) WebKit
7 5 (9.62%) Web Services
7 5 (9.62%) XSLT
8 4 (7.69%) Spring
9 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) iPhone
3 11 (21.15%) Social Media
3 11 (21.15%) iPad
3 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
4 9 (17.31%) Blog
5 8 (15.38%) New Media
6 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
6 6 (11.54%) User Experience
7 5 (9.62%) Web 2.0
7 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
8 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Social Gaming
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
9 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.92%) Statistics
9 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Analytics
3 13 (25.00%) MVC
4 11 (21.15%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) CRM
5 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 10 (19.23%) OO
5 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 9 (17.31%) Online Marketing
6 9 (17.31%) iOS Development
7 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.46%) OOP
8 6 (11.54%) OOD
8 6 (11.54%) Web Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Memory Management
9 5 (9.62%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) Objective-C
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) XPath
6 5 (9.62%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) Clojure
8 1 (1.92%) OCaml
8 1 (1.92%) F#
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Haskell
8 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Twitter
2 6 (11.54%) Lotus
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Symbian
4 3 (5.77%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Facebook
6 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.92%) Omniture
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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