The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 593 604 599
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 46 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 57
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Game Development
Salary Trend in London

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

Game Development Salary Trend in London

Game Development
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Game Development Salary Histogram in London

Game Development
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +53 7 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Sidcup - 2 £26,000 -
Brentford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 102 (100.00%) Games
2 55 (53.92%) Java
3 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 38 (37.25%) Multithreading
5 36 (35.29%) OpenGL
6 34 (33.33%) Degree
7 33 (32.35%) Computer Science
8 32 (31.37%) C++
9 31 (30.39%) HTML
9 31 (30.39%) Apple iOS
10 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
11 25 (24.51%) Online Games
12 24 (23.53%) Node.js
12 24 (23.53%) iOS Development
12 24 (23.53%) C#
13 23 (22.55%) Android
14 22 (21.57%) MongoDB
15 21 (20.59%) HTML5
15 21 (20.59%) jQuery
15 21 (20.59%) ActiveMQ
16 20 (19.61%) TDD
17 19 (18.63%) NoSQL
18 18 (17.65%) Subversion
18 18 (17.65%) Maven
19 17 (16.67%) Spring
19 17 (16.67%) OO
20 16 (15.69%) CSS
20 16 (15.69%) Objective-C
21 15 (14.71%) Apache Camel

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (23.53%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.98%) JBoss
2 1 (0.98%) nginx
2 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.96%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.96%) Maya
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 19 (18.63%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.86%) Hazelcast
4 3 (2.94%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.96%) MySQL
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.98%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.98%) OLAP
6 1 (0.98%) Redis
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Maven
1 18 (17.65%) Subversion
2 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.88%) Grunt
4 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.92%) JUnit
4 4 (3.92%) Mocha
5 2 (1.96%) gulp
6 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.98%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 102 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (14.71%) Finance
3 14 (13.73%) Front Office
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Military
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (92.16%) Developer
2 41 (40.20%) Games Developer
3 30 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 24 (23.53%) Java Games Developer
5 23 (22.55%) C++ Developer
6 16 (15.69%) iOS Developer
6 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
7 14 (13.73%) C# Developer
7 14 (13.73%) C++/C# Developer
7 14 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
9 9 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.84%) C# GUI Developer
10 8 (7.84%) C++ Games Developer
10 8 (7.84%) C++ GUI Developer
10 8 (7.84%) C++/Java Developer
10 8 (7.84%) GUI Developer
10 8 (7.84%) Senior C++ Developer
10 8 (7.84%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) OpenGL
2 31 (30.39%) HTML
3 21 (20.59%) ActiveMQ
3 21 (20.59%) HTML5
3 21 (20.59%) jQuery
4 17 (16.67%) Spring
5 16 (15.69%) CSS
6 15 (14.71%) Apache Camel
7 14 (13.73%) .NET
7 14 (13.73%) Java EE
7 14 (13.73%) JDBC
7 14 (13.73%) Qt
7 14 (13.73%) Sass
7 14 (13.73%) STL
7 14 (13.73%) WPF
8 10 (9.80%) CSS3
9 9 (8.82%) JSON
9 9 (8.82%) OpenGL ES
10 8 (7.84%) Flash
10 8 (7.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.51%) Online Games
3 14 (13.73%) Social Media
4 11 (10.78%) User Experience
5 9 (8.82%) Mobile Games
6 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.88%) Animation
8 4 (3.92%) iPad
8 4 (3.92%) iPhone
8 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.92%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.96%) Flash Games
10 2 (1.96%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.98%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.98%) Psychology
11 1 (0.98%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Apple iOS
2 23 (22.55%) Android
3 15 (14.71%) Linux
4 12 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) Multithreading
3 27 (26.47%) Software Engineering
4 24 (23.53%) iOS Development
5 20 (19.61%) TDD
6 17 (16.67%) OO
7 15 (14.71%) MVC
8 14 (13.73%) Algorithmic Trading
8 14 (13.73%) Concurrent Programming
8 14 (13.73%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.76%) OOP
9 12 (11.76%) Scrum
10 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.84%) Android Development
11 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.86%) BDD
13 6 (5.88%) Web Development
14 5 (4.90%) B2B
14 5 (4.90%) B2C
14 5 (4.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (31.37%) C++
4 24 (23.53%) C#
5 16 (15.69%) Objective-C
6 15 (14.71%) Python
7 12 (11.76%) ActionScript
7 12 (11.76%) Apple Swift
8 9 (8.82%) PHP
9 5 (4.90%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (3.92%) C
10 4 (3.92%) Lua
10 4 (3.92%) Ruby
10 4 (3.92%) VB
11 2 (1.96%) SQL
12 1 (0.98%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.98%) Scala
12 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (33.33%) Degree
2 13 (12.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) SCSM
3 1 (0.98%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) Facebook
2 4 (3.92%) Google
2 4 (3.92%) Sun
3 3 (2.94%) Autodesk
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) Apple
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco
4 2 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) PubNub
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum per year depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago