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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 567 644 626
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -18
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 65 32 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.082% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 63 26 73
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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
36072 38892 43116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.47% 87.47% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31140 32563 35776
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +65 7 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 109 (100.00%) Games
2 41 (37.61%) Java
3 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 32 (29.36%) C++
5 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (27.52%) MongoDB
5 30 (27.52%) Apple iOS
6 29 (26.61%) Multithreading
6 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
6 29 (26.61%) C#
7 26 (23.85%) HTML
8 25 (22.94%) .NET
8 25 (22.94%) OpenGL
8 25 (22.94%) Online Games
9 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
9 24 (22.02%) Mobile Games
10 23 (21.10%) ActionScript
11 22 (20.18%) iOS Development
12 21 (19.27%) Android
13 20 (18.35%) Linux
14 19 (17.43%) Spring
15 18 (16.51%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (16.51%) TDD
15 18 (16.51%) Apache Camel
15 18 (16.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 18 (16.51%) Node.js
15 18 (16.51%) Concurrent Programming
16 17 (15.60%) Maven
16 17 (15.60%) Java EE
17 16 (14.68%) Subversion

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.51%) Node.js
2 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.67%) Confluence
4 3 (2.75%) CMS
5 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.75%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.83%) IaaS
5 2 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.52%) MongoDB
2 24 (22.02%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.26%) Redis
4 7 (6.42%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.59%) MySQL
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.83%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.92%) GIS
8 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Maven
2 16 (14.68%) Subversion
3 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) JIRA
5 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.75%) Mocha
7 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.83%) Grunt
7 2 (1.83%) gulp
7 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 2 (1.83%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.83%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.92%) Babel
8 1 (0.92%) Bower
8 1 (0.92%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.92%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 109 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (10.09%) Finance
3 10 (9.17%) Front Office
4 5 (4.59%) Advertising
4 5 (4.59%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.92%) Military
6 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 98 (89.91%) Developer
2 56 (51.38%) Games Developer
3 25 (22.94%) Java Developer
4 23 (21.10%) C++ Developer
5 20 (18.35%) Java Games Developer
6 18 (16.51%) Senior Developer
7 16 (14.68%) C# Developer
8 14 (12.84%) iOS Developer
8 14 (12.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (11.93%) C++ Games Developer
10 12 (11.01%) .NET Developer
10 12 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (9.17%) C++/C# Developer
12 8 (7.34%) C Developer
12 8 (7.34%) C/C++ Developer
13 6 (5.50%) HTML Developer
14 5 (4.59%) C# GUI Developer
14 5 (4.59%) Flash Developer
14 5 (4.59%) GUI Developer
14 5 (4.59%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) HTML
2 25 (22.94%) .NET
2 25 (22.94%) OpenGL
3 19 (17.43%) Spring
4 18 (16.51%) ActiveMQ
4 18 (16.51%) Apache Camel
4 18 (16.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 17 (15.60%) Java EE
6 15 (13.76%) JDBC
7 14 (12.84%) CSS
7 14 (12.84%) HTML5
8 12 (11.01%) CSS3
8 12 (11.01%) Web Services
9 11 (10.09%) jQuery
9 11 (10.09%) REST
10 10 (9.17%) JSON
10 10 (9.17%) Qt
10 10 (9.17%) Sass
10 10 (9.17%) STL
10 10 (9.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Online Games
2 24 (22.02%) Mobile Games
3 16 (14.68%) Social Media
4 13 (11.93%) User Experience
5 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
6 9 (8.26%) Animation
7 7 (6.42%) Social Gaming
8 6 (5.50%) N-Tier
9 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.67%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (3.67%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (3.67%) Internet of Things
10 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.83%) Browser Games
12 2 (1.83%) Statistics
13 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.92%) iPhone
13 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Apple iOS
2 21 (19.27%) Android
3 20 (18.35%) Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Windows
5 2 (1.83%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Multithreading
2 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.18%) iOS Development
4 18 (16.51%) Concurrent Programming
4 18 (16.51%) TDD
5 15 (13.76%) Android Development
6 10 (9.17%) Algorithmic Trading
6 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.17%) Scrum
7 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.26%) Mobile Development
8 8 (7.34%) OO
9 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.42%) Microservices
10 6 (5.50%) BDD
11 5 (4.59%) B2B
11 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.59%) OOP
11 5 (4.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) Java
2 33 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.36%) C++
4 29 (26.61%) C#
5 23 (21.10%) ActionScript
6 13 (11.93%) PHP
7 12 (11.01%) ActionScript 3.0
8 10 (9.17%) C
8 10 (9.17%) Python
9 9 (8.26%) Objective-C
10 7 (6.42%) Apple Swift
10 7 (6.42%) Ruby
11 6 (5.50%) Scala
12 5 (4.59%) Clojure
12 5 (4.59%) Erlang
12 5 (4.59%) F#
12 5 (4.59%) Haskell
13 4 (3.67%) SQL
14 2 (1.83%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.83%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
1 2 (1.83%) etcd
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Ansible
1 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
1 2 (1.83%) systemd
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Google
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) Facebook
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe
3 1 (0.92%) Autodesk
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Aquent
Salary: £32 - £37 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago