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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Developer
Rank 619 576 603
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 28 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.10% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 38
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
44849 41381 48880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.46% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37712 34656 42600
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 23 July 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 July 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 -34 6 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 74 (100.00%) Games
2 45 (60.81%) Android
3 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 35 (47.30%) Mobile Games
5 33 (44.59%) OO
6 32 (43.24%) HTML
7 31 (41.89%) Game Development
8 30 (40.54%) Apple iOS
9 28 (37.84%) HTML5
10 27 (36.49%) CSS
11 24 (32.43%) HTML5 Canvas
12 23 (31.08%) CSS3
13 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
14 21 (28.38%) Time Management
14 21 (28.38%) Java
15 18 (24.32%) Sass
16 16 (21.62%) iPhone
16 16 (21.62%) Linux
17 15 (20.27%) C++
17 15 (20.27%) Debian
17 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (20.27%) CentOS
17 15 (20.27%) Ruby
17 15 (20.27%) Ubuntu
17 15 (20.27%) Scala
17 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (20.27%) Puppet
17 15 (20.27%) Redis
17 15 (20.27%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (20.27%) Jenkins

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (20.27%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (13.51%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) Redis
1 15 (20.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Grunt
4 2 (2.70%) Bower
4 2 (2.70%) Mocha
4 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 74 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) HTML
2 28 (37.84%) HTML5
3 27 (36.49%) CSS
4 24 (32.43%) HTML5 Canvas
5 23 (31.08%) CSS3
6 18 (24.32%) Sass
7 10 (13.51%) Ajax
8 8 (10.81%) Flash
9 7 (9.46%) XML
10 6 (8.11%) OpenGL
10 6 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.05%) J2SE
12 2 (2.70%) DirectX
12 2 (2.70%) J2EE
12 2 (2.70%) Web Services
12 2 (2.70%) LESS
12 2 (2.70%) WebSockets
12 2 (2.70%) WebKit
12 2 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (47.30%) Mobile Games
2 16 (21.62%) iPhone
3 10 (13.51%) iPad
4 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (8.11%) Online Games
6 3 (4.05%) Animation
6 3 (4.05%) Social Gaming
7 2 (2.70%) Flash Games
7 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.70%) Social Network
8 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.81%) Android
2 30 (40.54%) Apple iOS
3 16 (21.62%) Linux
4 15 (20.27%) Debian
4 15 (20.27%) Ubuntu
4 15 (20.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) OO
2 31 (41.89%) Game Development
3 21 (28.38%) Time Management
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) DevOps
5 10 (13.51%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 7 (9.46%) OOP
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.05%) MVC
10 2 (2.70%) Web Development
10 2 (2.70%) 3D Programming
10 2 (2.70%) Android Development
10 2 (2.70%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.35%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.35%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.35%) OOD
11 1 (1.35%) Project Management
11 1 (1.35%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.35%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.38%) Java
3 15 (20.27%) C++
3 15 (20.27%) Ruby
3 15 (20.27%) Scala
4 14 (18.92%) ActionScript
5 13 (17.57%) ActionScript 3.0
6 9 (12.16%) Objective-C
7 7 (9.46%) Lua
7 7 (9.46%) C#
8 6 (8.11%) Erlang
9 5 (6.76%) C
9 5 (6.76%) PowerHouse
10 4 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (2.70%) R
11 2 (2.70%) HLSL
11 2 (2.70%) SQL
12 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Puppet
1 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (20.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Twitter
2 2 (2.70%) Facebook
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