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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 603 584 568
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 24 75 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 72 55
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
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
37540 42154 37300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.41% 84.78% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 31511 35069 31037
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 +36 5 £72,500 +222.22% 2
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) Games
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) C++
4 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
5 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 19 (34.55%) Java
7 18 (32.73%) Degree
7 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.91%) Python
9 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 15 (27.27%) jQuery
10 14 (25.45%) OpenGL
10 14 (25.45%) Node.js
11 13 (23.64%) PhD
11 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
12 12 (21.82%) .NET
12 12 (21.82%) Finance
13 11 (20.00%) Front Office
13 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
13 11 (20.00%) HTML
13 11 (20.00%) WPF
13 11 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
13 11 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 10 (18.18%) MVC
15 9 (16.36%) Mobile Games
15 9 (16.36%) ActionScript
15 9 (16.36%) Android
15 9 (16.36%) Xbox
16 8 (14.55%) Scrum
16 8 (14.55%) Web Services

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (25.45%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.82%) Azkaban
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Grunt
3 3 (5.45%) Bower
3 3 (5.45%) IntelliJ
3 3 (5.45%) Mocha
3 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Spock
General
1 55 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 11 (20.00%) Front Office
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 3 (5.45%) Japanese Language
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Games Developer
3 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Flash Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Mobile Games Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Flash Games Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) jQuery
2 14 (25.45%) OpenGL
3 12 (21.82%) .NET
4 11 (20.00%) WPF
4 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 8 (14.55%) Web Services
6 7 (12.73%) Flash
6 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 7 (12.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (10.91%) CSS3
7 6 (10.91%) CSS
8 5 (9.09%) Cocoa
8 5 (9.09%) WebSockets
8 5 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.27%) REST
10 3 (5.45%) Sass
10 3 (5.45%) LESS
10 3 (5.45%) PhoneGap
10 3 (5.45%) PureMVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Mobile Games
2 9 (16.36%) Xbox
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.91%) Social Gaming
4 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
5 5 (9.09%) iPad
5 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.27%) Statistics
6 4 (7.27%) Online Games
6 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.45%) Social Media
7 3 (5.45%) iPhone
7 3 (5.45%) Social Network
8 2 (3.64%) Flash Games
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.82%) Economics
9 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (16.36%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) Multithreading
4 11 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (18.18%) MVC
6 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) iOS Development
8 5 (9.09%) Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) B2B
8 5 (9.09%) B2C
8 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
9 4 (7.27%) OOP
9 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.45%) Predictive Modelling
10 3 (5.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) C++
3 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (34.55%) Java
5 17 (30.91%) Python
6 9 (16.36%) ActionScript
7 7 (12.73%) Objective-C
7 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 4 (7.27%) Scala
8 4 (7.27%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (7.27%) Go
9 3 (5.45%) R
10 2 (3.64%) VB
10 2 (3.64%) Lua
11 1 (1.82%) PHP
11 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Facebook
2 5 (9.09%) Apple
3 4 (7.27%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (7.27%) Vertica
3 4 (7.27%) Netezza
3 4 (7.27%) Tableau
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (3.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) Google
London
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
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Salary: £34000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary, free gym membership, fantastic benefit
Posted: 27 days ago