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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 578 639 627
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -12
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 44 20 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.045% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.051% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 66
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+30.66% +10.29%
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
35359 39089 41936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.48% 87.89% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30608 32794 34830
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +66 9 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Games
2 36 (31.58%) Java
3 35 (30.70%) Apple iOS
4 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.19%) C++
6 30 (26.32%) HTML
7 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
8 27 (23.68%) Mobile Games
8 27 (23.68%) C#
8 27 (23.68%) MongoDB
8 27 (23.68%) Online Games
9 26 (22.81%) Android
10 25 (21.93%) iOS Development
11 23 (20.18%) Multithreading
11 23 (20.18%) Linux
12 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (18.42%) .NET
12 21 (18.42%) NoSQL
12 21 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 20 (17.54%) ActionScript
13 20 (17.54%) Android Development
14 19 (16.67%) OpenGL
15 18 (15.79%) Spring
15 18 (15.79%) Social Media
16 17 (14.91%) Maven
16 17 (14.91%) Concurrent Programming
17 16 (14.04%) Java EE
18 15 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
18 15 (13.16%) Subversion
18 15 (13.16%) HTML5

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 7 (6.14%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.51%) Confluence
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 21 (18.42%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.77%) Redis
4 7 (6.14%) MySQL
5 5 (4.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.39%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.63%) Looker
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.88%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Maven
2 15 (13.16%) Subversion
3 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.51%) Babel
4 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.51%) JIRA
4 4 (3.51%) webpack
5 2 (1.75%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.75%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.88%) Bower
6 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.88%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.88%) Grunt
6 1 (0.88%) gulp
General
1 114 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Front Office
3 4 (3.51%) Law
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (82.46%) Developer
2 59 (51.75%) Games Developer
3 22 (19.30%) C++ Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 20 (17.54%) Java Games Developer
6 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
7 15 (13.16%) C++ Games Developer
8 13 (11.40%) C# Developer
9 12 (10.53%) iOS Developer
9 12 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (8.77%) .NET Developer
10 10 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (7.02%) C Developer
11 8 (7.02%) C/C++ Developer
12 6 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
12 6 (5.26%) HTML Developer
13 5 (4.39%) Flash Developer
13 5 (4.39%) Mobile Games Developer
13 5 (4.39%) PHP Developer
13 5 (4.39%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) HTML
2 21 (18.42%) .NET
2 21 (18.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 19 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 18 (15.79%) Spring
5 16 (14.04%) Java EE
6 15 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (13.16%) Apache Camel
6 15 (13.16%) HTML5
6 15 (13.16%) JSON
6 15 (13.16%) REST
7 14 (12.28%) JDBC
7 14 (12.28%) Node.js
8 11 (9.65%) Web Services
9 10 (8.77%) CSS
10 9 (7.89%) Flash
11 8 (7.02%) jQuery
12 7 (6.14%) CSS3
13 6 (5.26%) Qt
13 6 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Mobile Games
1 27 (23.68%) Online Games
2 18 (15.79%) Social Media
3 12 (10.53%) Animation
3 12 (10.53%) User Experience
4 8 (7.02%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.39%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.39%) Social Gaming
7 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.51%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.63%) Replication
8 3 (2.63%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.75%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.70%) Apple iOS
2 26 (22.81%) Android
3 23 (20.18%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Unix
4 2 (1.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.93%) iOS Development
3 23 (20.18%) Multithreading
4 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.54%) Android Development
6 17 (14.91%) Concurrent Programming
7 15 (13.16%) Mobile Development
8 14 (12.28%) TDD
9 9 (7.89%) OOP
10 8 (7.02%) OO
10 8 (7.02%) Scrum
11 7 (6.14%) Microservices
12 6 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (5.26%) Disruptive Innovation
12 6 (5.26%) Release Management
12 6 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.39%) B2B
13 5 (4.39%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.39%) Time Management
14 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.58%) Java
2 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.19%) C++
4 27 (23.68%) C#
5 20 (17.54%) ActionScript
6 13 (11.40%) PHP
7 10 (8.77%) C
7 10 (8.77%) Objective-C
8 9 (7.89%) ActionScript 3.0
9 8 (7.02%) Python
9 8 (7.02%) Scala
10 6 (5.26%) ECMAScript
10 6 (5.26%) SQL
11 5 (4.39%) Apple Swift
11 5 (4.39%) Clojure
11 5 (4.39%) Erlang
11 5 (4.39%) F#
11 5 (4.39%) Haskell
12 4 (3.51%) Ruby
13 3 (2.63%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
1 1 (0.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) etcd
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) systemd
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (5.26%) Google
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.63%) Facebook
2 3 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (2.63%) Netezza
2 3 (2.63%) PayPal
2 3 (2.63%) Tableau
2 3 (2.63%) Vertica
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe
3 1 (0.88%) Autodesk
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Marmalade
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago