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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 576 633 590
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -43
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 48 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.079% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 72
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
34035 38880 39816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.79% 88.28% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29400 32828 32754
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +53 4 £55,000 -24.13%
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 94 (100.00%) Games
2 41 (43.62%) Android
2 41 (43.62%) Apple iOS
3 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.34%) HTML
4 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.21%) Java
6 18 (19.15%) Mobile Games
6 18 (19.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 17 (18.09%) iOS Development
7 17 (18.09%) Online Games
7 17 (18.09%) 3D Graphics
7 17 (18.09%) C++
8 16 (17.02%) Linux
9 15 (15.96%) C#
9 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.96%) Social Media
9 15 (15.96%) Android Development
10 13 (13.83%) OOP
10 13 (13.83%) MongoDB
10 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
11 12 (12.77%) HTML5
11 12 (12.77%) Animation
11 12 (12.77%) JSON
11 12 (12.77%) Analytics
11 12 (12.77%) OO
11 12 (12.77%) SQL
12 11 (11.70%) Mobile Development
13 10 (10.64%) User Experience

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 9 (9.57%) CMS
2 6 (6.38%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.13%) 3ds Max
3 2 (2.13%) Maya
3 2 (2.13%) Mudbox
3 2 (2.13%) ZBrush
4 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 9 (9.57%) Looker
4 8 (8.51%) MySQL
5 6 (6.38%) Spark SQL
6 3 (3.19%) Redis
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.06%) Big Data
8 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Maven
2 8 (8.51%) Subversion
3 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.26%) Babel
5 4 (4.26%) webpack
6 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.19%) Xcode
7 2 (2.13%) Bower
7 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.06%) Grunt
8 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) Mocha
8 1 (1.06%) Selenium
8 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 94 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (7.45%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Advertising
4 4 (4.26%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (63.83%) Developer
2 32 (34.04%) Games Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Java Games Developer
4 11 (11.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) C++ Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) 3D Developer
7 7 (7.45%) C++ Games Developer
7 7 (7.45%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Data Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Development Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.32%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) HTML
2 18 (19.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (12.77%) HTML5
3 12 (12.77%) JSON
4 10 (10.64%) Spring
5 9 (9.57%) Web Services
6 8 (8.51%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (8.51%) Apache Camel
6 8 (8.51%) Java EE
6 8 (8.51%) JDBC
6 8 (8.51%) Node.js
6 8 (8.51%) React Native
6 8 (8.51%) REST
7 7 (7.45%) CSS
7 7 (7.45%) iOS SDK
8 6 (6.38%) OpenGL
9 5 (5.32%) .NET
9 5 (5.32%) Flash
9 5 (5.32%) React
9 5 (5.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Mobile Games
2 17 (18.09%) 3D Graphics
2 17 (18.09%) Online Games
3 15 (15.96%) Social Media
4 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.77%) Animation
6 10 (10.64%) User Experience
7 9 (9.57%) Visualisation
8 8 (8.51%) Graphic Design
9 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
9 6 (6.38%) Xbox
10 5 (5.32%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
11 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
11 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
11 4 (4.26%) Internet of Things
11 4 (4.26%) Replication
12 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
12 3 (3.19%) Social Gaming
13 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.62%) Android
1 41 (43.62%) Apple iOS
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.09%) iOS Development
3 15 (15.96%) Android Development
3 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.83%) OOP
5 12 (12.77%) Analytics
5 12 (12.77%) OO
6 11 (11.70%) Mobile Development
7 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.57%) Actionable Insight
8 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (9.57%) Statistical Modelling
8 9 (9.57%) TDD
9 8 (8.51%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (7.45%) Scrum
11 6 (6.38%) Disruptive Innovation
11 6 (6.38%) MapReduce
11 6 (6.38%) Release Management
12 5 (5.32%) Integrated Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.21%) Java
3 17 (18.09%) C++
4 15 (15.96%) C#
5 12 (12.77%) SQL
6 9 (9.57%) ActionScript
6 9 (9.57%) C
6 9 (9.57%) PHP
7 8 (8.51%) ECMAScript
8 7 (7.45%) Python
9 5 (5.32%) ActionScript 3.0
9 5 (5.32%) Scala
10 4 (4.26%) PHP 5
11 3 (3.19%) Go
11 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.19%) R
12 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
12 2 (2.13%) HLSL
12 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.06%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) systemd
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) MicroStrategy
1 9 (9.57%) Netezza
1 9 (9.57%) Tableau
1 9 (9.57%) Vertica
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe
2 4 (4.26%) PayPal
3 3 (3.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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