The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 607 592 610
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 19 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.081% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.086% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £78,750 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.14%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 -4 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
3 33 (57.89%) HTML
4 32 (56.14%) Game Development
5 29 (50.88%) HTML5
6 27 (47.37%) OO
7 26 (45.61%) Android
8 22 (38.60%) CSS
9 21 (36.84%) Mobile Games
10 19 (33.33%) Apple iOS
11 18 (31.58%) CSS3
11 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (31.58%) HTML5 Canvas
12 16 (28.07%) ActionScript
13 15 (26.32%) ActionScript 3.0
13 15 (26.32%) Time Management
14 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
14 14 (24.56%) Flash
15 13 (22.81%) OOP
15 13 (22.81%) Java
15 13 (22.81%) Node.js
16 11 (19.30%) Scrum
17 10 (17.54%) TDD
17 10 (17.54%) Online Games
17 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
17 10 (17.54%) Sass
18 9 (15.79%) Degree
18 9 (15.79%) C++
19 8 (14.04%) Linux
19 8 (14.04%) HTTP

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
2 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Redis
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.02%) Grunt
4 3 (5.26%) Bower
4 3 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.26%) Mocha
4 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.75%) Hudson
6 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 57 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) HTML
2 29 (50.88%) HTML5
3 22 (38.60%) CSS
4 18 (31.58%) CSS3
4 18 (31.58%) HTML5 Canvas
5 14 (24.56%) Flash
6 10 (17.54%) Sass
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (7.02%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.26%) Web Services
10 3 (5.26%) LESS
10 3 (5.26%) WebSockets
10 3 (5.26%) WebKit
10 3 (5.26%) RESTful
10 3 (5.26%) J2SE
11 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
11 2 (3.51%) J2EE
12 1 (1.75%) XSL
12 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Mobile Games
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.54%) Online Games
3 7 (12.28%) iPhone
4 5 (8.77%) iPad
5 4 (7.02%) Animation
6 3 (5.26%) Flash Games
7 2 (3.51%) Social Gaming
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.75%) Open Source
8 1 (1.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Android
2 19 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (14.04%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Debian
4 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Game Development
2 27 (47.37%) OO
3 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.32%) Time Management
5 13 (22.81%) OOP
6 11 (19.30%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 7 (12.28%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) MVC
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (3.51%) Android Development
10 2 (3.51%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.75%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.75%) OOD
11 1 (1.75%) Project Management
11 1 (1.75%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) ActionScript
3 15 (26.32%) ActionScript 3.0
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) C++
6 7 (12.28%) Scala
6 7 (12.28%) Ruby
6 7 (12.28%) Lua
7 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
8 5 (8.77%) PowerHouse
8 5 (8.77%) C
9 4 (7.02%) C#
9 4 (7.02%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (3.51%) R
10 2 (3.51%) SQL
10 2 (3.51%) Erlang
10 2 (3.51%) Python
11 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
1 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (12.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Twitter
2 1 (1.75%) Facebook
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