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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 298 293 251
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -42
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 18 38 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.32% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.69% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 94
Average salary £52,500 £46,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4979 5545 6153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.71% 46.82% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4836 5629
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 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 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 September 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 68 (100.00%) Games
2 38 (55.88%) Java
3 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.24%) MVC
5 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 24 (35.29%) XML
6 21 (30.88%) Ajax
6 21 (30.88%) JSON
6 21 (30.88%) iPhone
7 20 (29.41%) iPad
7 20 (29.41%) Mobile App
7 20 (29.41%) SOAP
8 18 (26.47%) HTML
8 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (25.00%) Analytics
9 17 (25.00%) CSS
10 16 (23.53%) OO
10 16 (23.53%) Marketing
10 16 (23.53%) TDD
10 16 (23.53%) jQuery
11 15 (22.06%) HTML5
12 13 (19.12%) Multithreading
12 13 (19.12%) CSS3
12 13 (19.12%) OOP
13 12 (17.65%) XSLT
13 12 (17.65%) Web Services
13 12 (17.65%) Tomcat
13 12 (17.65%) Project Management
13 12 (17.65%) Android
13 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.82%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.35%) SAS
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) DNN
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.35%) SPSS
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Big Data
2 7 (10.29%) QlikView
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.88%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) HBase
7 2 (2.94%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Xcode
2 3 (4.41%) JUnit
2 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (2.94%) Moq
3 2 (2.94%) Mockito
3 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
4 1 (1.47%) PostSharp
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (23.53%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Turkish Language
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Danish Language
5 2 (2.94%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) German Language
6 1 (1.47%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (14.71%) iOS Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Mobile Web Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Web Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) XML
2 21 (30.88%) Ajax
2 21 (30.88%) JSON
3 20 (29.41%) SOAP
4 18 (26.47%) HTML
5 17 (25.00%) CSS
6 16 (23.53%) jQuery
7 15 (22.06%) HTML5
8 13 (19.12%) CSS3
9 12 (17.65%) Web Services
9 12 (17.65%) XSLT
10 10 (14.71%) Cocoa
10 10 (14.71%) OpenGL
10 10 (14.71%) RESTful
10 10 (14.71%) iOS SDK
10 10 (14.71%) WebKit
10 10 (14.71%) OpenGL ES
10 10 (14.71%) UIKit
11 6 (8.82%) .NET
12 5 (7.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) iPhone
2 20 (29.41%) iPad
2 20 (29.41%) Mobile App
3 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (14.71%) User Experience
4 10 (14.71%) Social Media
4 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
4 10 (14.71%) Web 2.0
4 10 (14.71%) Client/Server
5 9 (13.24%) Blog
6 8 (11.76%) New Media
7 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.94%) Social Gaming
8 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.47%) Xbox
9 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.47%) Open Source
9 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
9 1 (1.47%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Android
2 11 (16.18%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (7.35%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) MVC
3 17 (25.00%) Analytics
4 16 (23.53%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) OO
5 13 (19.12%) OOP
5 13 (19.12%) Multithreading
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) Web Development
8 10 (14.71%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 10 (14.71%) OOD
8 10 (14.71%) CRM
8 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
8 10 (14.71%) Memory Management
9 9 (13.24%) Online Marketing
10 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.82%) Web Analytics
12 5 (7.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.88%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) Objective-C
4 10 (14.71%) XPath
5 9 (13.24%) C#
6 8 (11.76%) Python
6 8 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Scala
8 3 (4.41%) Clojure
8 3 (4.41%) R
8 3 (4.41%) F#
9 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.94%) OCaml
9 2 (2.94%) Haskell
10 1 (1.47%) Erlang
10 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.47%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Symbian
2 9 (13.24%) Twitter
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Lotus
4 5 (7.35%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) Splunk
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 2 (2.94%) Facebook
6 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Omniture