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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 16 37
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith - 7.87% 4.02%
As % of the General category - 22.58% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
45 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith 44.55% 34.83% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 55
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 28 April 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 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Android Development
3 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
3 5 (62.50%) SQLAlchemy
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Flask
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
3 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) SQLAlchemy
2 5 (62.50%) Flask
3 2 (25.00%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) CentOS
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Android Development
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Java