The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 613 567 589
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 23 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.095% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 39
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer across the London region.

Games Developer Salary Trend in London

Games Developer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Games Developer Salary Histogram in London

Games Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Games
2 42 (60.00%) Android
3 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (47.14%) OO
5 32 (45.71%) Mobile Games
6 31 (44.29%) HTML
7 29 (41.43%) Game Development
8 27 (38.57%) Apple iOS
8 27 (38.57%) HTML5
9 26 (37.14%) CSS
10 23 (32.86%) CSS3
10 23 (32.86%) HTML5 Canvas
11 21 (30.00%) Time Management
12 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 20 (28.57%) Java
13 18 (25.71%) Sass
14 16 (22.86%) iPhone
15 15 (21.43%) Linux
16 14 (20.00%) C++
16 14 (20.00%) Debian
16 14 (20.00%) CentOS
16 14 (20.00%) Ruby
16 14 (20.00%) Ubuntu
16 14 (20.00%) Puppet
16 14 (20.00%) Scala
16 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (20.00%) Redis
16 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 14 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) Redis
1 14 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Grunt
4 2 (2.86%) Bower
4 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.86%) Mocha
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 70 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) HTML
2 27 (38.57%) HTML5
3 26 (37.14%) CSS
4 23 (32.86%) CSS3
4 23 (32.86%) HTML5 Canvas
5 18 (25.71%) Sass
6 10 (14.29%) Ajax
7 8 (11.43%) Flash
8 7 (10.00%) XML
9 5 (7.14%) OpenGL
9 5 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (4.29%) J2SE
10 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.86%) LESS
11 2 (2.86%) WebSockets
11 2 (2.86%) WebKit
11 2 (2.86%) RESTful
11 2 (2.86%) Web Services
11 2 (2.86%) J2EE
12 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Mobile Games
2 16 (22.86%) iPhone
3 10 (14.29%) iPad
4 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.57%) Online Games
6 3 (4.29%) Social Gaming
6 3 (4.29%) Animation
7 2 (2.86%) Flash Games
8 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.43%) Social Network
8 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.00%) Android
2 27 (38.57%) Apple iOS
3 15 (21.43%) Linux
4 14 (20.00%) Debian
4 14 (20.00%) CentOS
4 14 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) OO
2 29 (41.43%) Game Development
3 21 (30.00%) Time Management
4 14 (20.00%) DevOps
5 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
8 7 (10.00%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.29%) MVC
11 2 (2.86%) Android Development
11 2 (2.86%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.86%) Web Development
12 1 (1.43%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.43%) OOD
12 1 (1.43%) Project Management
12 1 (1.43%) 3D Programming
12 1 (1.43%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (1.43%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (28.57%) Java
3 14 (20.00%) C++
3 14 (20.00%) Ruby
3 14 (20.00%) Scala
4 13 (18.57%) ActionScript
5 12 (17.14%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (11.43%) Objective-C
7 6 (8.57%) Lua
7 6 (8.57%) C#
8 5 (7.14%) C
8 5 (7.14%) PowerHouse
8 5 (7.14%) Erlang
9 4 (5.71%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (2.86%) R
10 2 (2.86%) SQL
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Puppet
1 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Twitter
2 2 (2.86%) Facebook
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