The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 11 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith 8.60% 2.78% 9.09%
As % of the General category 25.81% 4.55% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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 Hammersmith region.

General Category
Hammersmith
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith 33.33% 61.11% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 40
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Salary Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Salary Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hammersmith 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 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Marketing
2 9 (39.13%) Game Development
2 9 (39.13%) New Media
3 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) OO
3 7 (30.43%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 5 (21.74%) Android
4 5 (21.74%) CentOS
4 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) SQLAlchemy
4 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
4 5 (21.74%) Android Development
4 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
4 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (21.74%) Flask
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
4 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hammersmith 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Games Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) RESTful
2 5 (21.74%) SQLAlchemy
2 5 (21.74%) Flask
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) LAMP
3 2 (8.70%) Symfony
3 2 (8.70%) Django
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (8.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) New Media
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Data Structures
2 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) CentOS
2 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Game Development
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Android Development
4 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
4 2 (8.70%) Lua
4 2 (8.70%) UnrealScript
4 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 3.0