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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 302 264 270
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 24 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.18% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 56 66
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
4347 4905 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.60% 41.47% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4308 4864
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 76 (100.00%) Games
2 43 (56.58%) Java
3 34 (44.74%) MVC
4 33 (43.42%) XML
5 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 26 (34.21%) Ajax
6 26 (34.21%) JSON
6 26 (34.21%) iPhone
7 25 (32.89%) iPad
7 25 (32.89%) Mobile App
7 25 (32.89%) SOAP
8 23 (30.26%) HTML
9 21 (27.63%) OO
9 21 (27.63%) TDD
10 20 (26.32%) CSS
11 18 (23.68%) OOP
12 17 (22.37%) Analytics
12 17 (22.37%) jQuery
13 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
13 16 (21.05%) HTML5
13 16 (21.05%) XSLT
13 16 (21.05%) Marketing
14 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (19.74%) OOD
14 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
15 14 (18.42%) Android
15 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
15 14 (18.42%) CSS3
15 14 (18.42%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.89%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.58%) SAS
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) DNN
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.58%) SPSS
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Big Data
2 7 (9.21%) QlikView
2 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.26%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.95%) HBase
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.63%) MySQL
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Xcode
2 4 (5.26%) Moq
3 3 (3.95%) JUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Mockito
4 2 (2.63%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Hudson
5 1 (1.32%) PostSharp
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 76 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (21.05%) Marketing
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Turkish Language
5 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.63%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.63%) French Language
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.32%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Web Developer
3 13 (17.11%) iOS Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Mobile Web Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Web Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Big Data Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Big Data Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) XML
2 26 (34.21%) Ajax
2 26 (34.21%) JSON
3 25 (32.89%) SOAP
4 23 (30.26%) HTML
5 20 (26.32%) CSS
6 17 (22.37%) jQuery
7 16 (21.05%) XSLT
7 16 (21.05%) HTML5
8 14 (18.42%) CSS3
8 14 (18.42%) Web Services
9 13 (17.11%) OpenGL
9 13 (17.11%) Cocoa
9 13 (17.11%) iOS SDK
9 13 (17.11%) OpenGL ES
9 13 (17.11%) UIKit
10 12 (15.79%) WebKit
10 12 (15.79%) RESTful
11 9 (11.84%) .NET
12 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) iPhone
2 25 (32.89%) iPad
2 25 (32.89%) Mobile App
3 13 (17.11%) Client/Server
4 12 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 12 (15.79%) Web 2.0
5 10 (13.16%) Social Media
6 9 (11.84%) Blog
7 8 (10.53%) New Media
8 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.63%) Social Gaming
9 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.32%) Xbox
10 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.32%) Open Source
10 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
10 1 (1.32%) Copywriting
10 1 (1.32%) W3C
10 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Android
1 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.74%) MVC
2 21 (27.63%) TDD
2 21 (27.63%) OO
3 18 (23.68%) OOP
4 17 (22.37%) Analytics
5 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.05%) Multithreading
6 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
6 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.74%) OOD
7 13 (17.11%) Knowledge Management
7 13 (17.11%) Web Development
7 13 (17.11%) iOS Development
7 13 (17.11%) Memory Management
8 12 (15.79%) Project Management
9 10 (13.16%) CRM
10 9 (11.84%) Online Marketing
11 7 (9.21%) Scrum
12 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.89%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) Objective-C
4 13 (17.11%) C#
5 12 (15.79%) XPath
6 10 (13.16%) SQL
7 8 (10.53%) Python
8 4 (5.26%) Scala
9 3 (3.95%) Clojure
9 3 (3.95%) R
9 3 (3.95%) F#
10 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.63%) PowerHouse
10 2 (2.63%) OCaml
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Haskell
11 1 (1.32%) Erlang
11 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Symbian
2 9 (11.84%) Twitter
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) Lotus
4 5 (6.58%) Google
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
5 3 (3.95%) Splunk
6 2 (2.63%) Tableau
6 2 (2.63%) Facebook
6 2 (2.63%) JBoss
6 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.32%) Omniture
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