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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 566 636 599
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -37
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 52 24 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.055% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.063% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 17 66
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.66% +7.14%
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
35199 38278 40360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.84% 88.26% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30501 32260 33268
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +64 8 £55,000 -24.13%
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Games
2 47 (39.50%) Apple iOS
3 41 (34.45%) Android
4 30 (25.21%) Mobile Games
4 30 (25.21%) C++
4 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
5 29 (24.37%) Java
6 25 (21.01%) HTML
6 25 (21.01%) C#
7 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
7 24 (20.17%) Online Games
7 24 (20.17%) iOS Development
7 24 (20.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
8 22 (18.49%) Linux
9 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (15.97%) ActionScript
10 19 (15.97%) Android Development
11 17 (14.29%) .NET
11 17 (14.29%) Social Media
12 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
12 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
13 15 (12.61%) JSON
13 15 (12.61%) OpenGL
13 15 (12.61%) 3D Graphics
13 15 (12.61%) Mobile Development
14 14 (11.76%) Spring
14 14 (11.76%) Maven
15 13 (10.92%) Animation
15 13 (10.92%) 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 9 (7.56%) CMS
2 4 (3.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.36%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.36%) Confluence
2 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.68%) Maya
3 2 (1.68%) Mudbox
3 2 (1.68%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.68%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.56%) Redis
4 8 (6.72%) MySQL
5 7 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (5.88%) Looker
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.36%) Neo4j
6 4 (3.36%) Spark SQL
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.84%) Big Data
8 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Maven
2 12 (10.08%) Subversion
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.36%) Babel
5 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) webpack
6 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.52%) Xcode
7 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.68%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.84%) Bower
8 1 (0.84%) Grunt
8 1 (0.84%) gulp
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 119 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (4.20%) Advertising
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Front Office
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 86 (72.27%) Developer
2 52 (43.70%) Games Developer
3 18 (15.13%) C++ Developer
4 17 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.61%) Java Developer
6 14 (11.76%) C++ Games Developer
6 14 (11.76%) Java Games Developer
7 13 (10.92%) iOS Developer
7 13 (10.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) C Developer
9 7 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) 3D Developer
10 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.04%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.01%) HTML
2 24 (20.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 17 (14.29%) .NET
4 15 (12.61%) JSON
4 15 (12.61%) OpenGL
5 14 (11.76%) Spring
6 13 (10.92%) HTML5
7 12 (10.08%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (10.08%) Apache Camel
7 12 (10.08%) Java EE
7 12 (10.08%) JDBC
7 12 (10.08%) Web Services
8 11 (9.24%) Node.js
8 11 (9.24%) REST
9 8 (6.72%) CSS
9 8 (6.72%) Flash
9 8 (6.72%) React Native
10 5 (4.20%) J2EE
10 5 (4.20%) React
10 5 (4.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.21%) Mobile Games
2 24 (20.17%) Online Games
3 17 (14.29%) Social Media
4 15 (12.61%) 3D Graphics
5 13 (10.92%) Animation
6 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.24%) User Experience
7 7 (5.88%) Visualisation
8 6 (5.04%) Graphic Design
8 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
8 6 (5.04%) Social Gaming
9 5 (4.20%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
9 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.36%) Internet of Things
10 4 (3.36%) Replication
10 4 (3.36%) Xbox
11 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (39.50%) Apple iOS
2 41 (34.45%) Android
3 22 (18.49%) Linux
4 4 (3.36%) Windows
5 3 (2.52%) Unix
6 2 (1.68%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) iOS Development
1 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
2 20 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.97%) Android Development
4 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
5 15 (12.61%) Mobile Development
6 13 (10.92%) Concurrent Programming
7 11 (9.24%) OO
7 11 (9.24%) OOP
8 9 (7.56%) Analytics
8 9 (7.56%) TDD
9 7 (5.88%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (5.04%) Disruptive Innovation
10 6 (5.04%) Release Management
10 6 (5.04%) Scrum
11 5 (4.20%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.20%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.21%) C++
1 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.37%) Java
3 25 (21.01%) C#
4 19 (15.97%) ActionScript
5 13 (10.92%) C
5 13 (10.92%) PHP
6 10 (8.40%) SQL
7 9 (7.56%) Python
8 8 (6.72%) ActionScript 3.0
8 8 (6.72%) ECMAScript
8 8 (6.72%) Objective-C
8 8 (6.72%) Scala
9 4 (3.36%) Clojure
9 4 (3.36%) Erlang
9 4 (3.36%) F#
9 4 (3.36%) Haskell
9 4 (3.36%) PHP 5
9 4 (3.36%) Ruby
10 3 (2.52%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (0.84%) Degree
1 1 (0.84%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.68%) etcd
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Puppet
2 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) systemd
Vendors
1 7 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
1 7 (5.88%) Netezza
1 7 (5.88%) Tableau
1 7 (5.88%) Vertica
2 4 (3.36%) Google
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) PayPal
3 3 (2.52%) Adobe
4 2 (1.68%) Facebook
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago