The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / London
Rank 113 108 133
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Games 911 1164 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.72% 2.92% 2.39%
As % of the General category 5.34% 5.42% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 784 997 806
Median salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17053 21473 22074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.99% 53.78% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14342 18207 18480
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games
Salary Trend in London

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

Games Salary Trend in London

Games
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in London

Games
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +22 65 £60,000 +9.09% 17
Hammersmith +8 11 £27,500 -47.61%
Feltham +1 6 £37,500 +63.04% 2
Hounslow - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 - -
Ilford - 2 £22,500 -
Croydon +6 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Ruislip +2 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Brentford -10 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bromley - 1 £26,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £90,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 1058 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (28.83%) TDD
3 578 (27.68%) Java
4 538 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 407 (19.49%) HTML
6 396 (18.97%) C#
6 396 (18.97%) Scrum
7 346 (16.57%) Online Games
8 345 (16.52%) CSS
9 337 (16.14%) .NET
10 331 (15.85%) Degree
11 318 (15.23%) BDD
12 315 (15.09%) E-Commerce
13 307 (14.70%) Linux
14 287 (13.75%) SQL Server
14 287 (13.75%) Finance
15 274 (13.12%) NoSQL
16 272 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
17 268 (12.84%) MVC
18 261 (12.50%) HTML5
19 259 (12.40%) Git (software)
19 259 (12.40%) Software Engineering
20 243 (11.64%) AngularJS
21 240 (11.49%) ASP.NET
22 227 (10.87%) SQL
23 222 (10.63%) Node.js
24 212 (10.15%) Python
25 208 (9.96%) OO
25 208 (9.96%) Spring
26 196 (9.39%) MongoDB

Games
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 75 (3.59%) Apache
2 69 (3.30%) Apache Spark
3 67 (3.21%) IIS
4 54 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 47 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (2.01%) CMS
7 18 (0.86%) Jetty
8 17 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 16 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.72%) CoreMedia CMS
11 13 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.53%) Apache TomEE
12 11 (0.53%) Confluence
12 11 (0.53%) Mule
13 9 (0.43%) JBoss
13 9 (0.43%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.43%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.48%) MS Office
4 22 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.86%) InVision
6 13 (0.62%) MS Project
7 11 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.38%) 3ds Max
8 8 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.29%) Maya
9 6 (0.29%) SPSS
10 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.14%) ZBrush
11 2 (0.096%) InDesign
11 2 (0.096%) Mudbox
11 2 (0.096%) Pixate
11 2 (0.096%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.096%) Magento
3 2 (0.096%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.096%) Summit
4 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 163 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.92%) SaaS
3 38 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 38 (1.82%) Google Play
4 37 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
6 35 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (1.44%) GitHub
8 22 (1.05%) IaaS
9 21 (1.01%) PaaS
10 19 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
11 18 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 17 (0.81%) Route 53
13 16 (0.77%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 15 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (0.72%) iTunes
14 15 (0.72%) Trello
15 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (7.52%) Internet
2 40 (1.92%) Firewall
3 24 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.91%) MPLS
5 17 (0.81%) Ethernet
6 15 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 15 (0.72%) LAN
6 15 (0.72%) NAS
6 15 (0.72%) SAN
6 15 (0.72%) VoIP
7 14 (0.67%) Network Security
7 14 (0.67%) WAN
8 13 (0.62%) BGP
8 13 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (0.57%) HTTP
9 12 (0.57%) VPN
10 10 (0.48%) SDH
11 9 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.43%) SSL
12 8 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 274 (13.12%) NoSQL
3 196 (9.39%) MongoDB
4 167 (8.00%) Big Data
4 167 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 108 (5.17%) MySQL
6 82 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 76 (3.64%) Hadoop
8 74 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
9 67 (3.21%) Neo4j
10 50 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 46 (2.20%) Redis
12 40 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
13 39 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (1.58%) Hazelcast
15 31 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (1.44%) Couchbase
17 29 (1.39%) DB2
18 20 (0.96%) Apache Hive
19 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 259 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 146 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 116 (5.56%) Maven
4 104 (4.98%) Subversion
5 90 (4.31%) NUnit
6 80 (3.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 68 (3.26%) Grunt
8 65 (3.11%) JIRA
9 59 (2.83%) Moq
10 58 (2.78%) JUnit
11 55 (2.63%) Cucumber
12 54 (2.59%) TeamCity
13 51 (2.44%) Gradle
14 49 (2.35%) Jasmine
15 45 (2.16%) gulp
15 45 (2.16%) Selenium
16 40 (1.92%) Mocha
17 37 (1.77%) Visual Studio
18 33 (1.58%) Bower
18 33 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 287 (13.75%) Finance
2 174 (8.33%) Retail
3 165 (7.90%) Marketing
4 130 (6.23%) Banking
5 125 (5.99%) Online Betting
6 107 (5.12%) Telecoms
7 94 (4.50%) Advertising
8 39 (1.87%) Law
9 31 (1.48%) Automotive
9 31 (1.48%) Legal
10 26 (1.25%) Music Industry
11 25 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.10%) Publishing
13 21 (1.01%) Back Office
14 19 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.86%) Electronics
16 17 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.81%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.62%) Interactive Media
18 11 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1012 (48.47%) Developer
2 275 (13.17%) Java Developer
3 238 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 215 (10.30%) Games Developer
5 170 (8.14%) Senior Developer
6 154 (7.38%) C# Developer
7 138 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 136 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 111 (5.32%) Agile Developer
10 109 (5.22%) Junior
11 108 (5.17%) Analyst
12 99 (4.74%) Junior Developer
13 98 (4.69%) Software Engineer
14 93 (4.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 87 (4.17%) Architect
16 83 (3.98%) Software Developer
17 81 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
18 67 (3.21%) Graduate
19 64 (3.07%) HTML Developer
20 63 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (19.49%) HTML
2 345 (16.52%) CSS
3 337 (16.14%) .NET
4 261 (12.50%) HTML5
5 243 (11.64%) AngularJS
6 240 (11.49%) ASP.NET
7 222 (10.63%) Node.js
8 208 (9.96%) Spring
9 196 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 173 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 161 (7.71%) WCF
12 135 (6.47%) React
13 124 (5.94%) Web Services
14 120 (5.75%) ActiveMQ
15 114 (5.46%) REST
16 113 (5.41%) RESTful
17 95 (4.55%) CSS3
18 89 (4.26%) JSON
19 87 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
19 87 (4.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 346 (16.57%) Online Games
2 181 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 131 (6.27%) User Experience
4 117 (5.60%) Mobile App
5 104 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
6 93 (4.45%) Mathematics
7 76 (3.64%) Social Media
8 64 (3.07%) Algorithms
8 64 (3.07%) Fintech
8 64 (3.07%) Mobile Games
9 53 (2.54%) Physics
10 43 (2.06%) Animation
11 36 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
11 36 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
12 32 (1.53%) iPhone
12 32 (1.53%) Visualisation
13 31 (1.48%) Client/Server
14 30 (1.44%) Online Gambling
15 29 (1.39%) Clustering
15 29 (1.39%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 307 (14.70%) Linux
2 155 (7.42%) Android
3 139 (6.66%) Apple iOS
4 108 (5.17%) Windows
5 77 (3.69%) Unix
6 33 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.72%) CentOS
10 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.14%) Debian
13 3 (0.14%) Solaris
13 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.096%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.048%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.048%) HPUX
15 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1058 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 602 (28.83%) TDD
3 396 (18.97%) Scrum
4 318 (15.23%) BDD
5 315 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 272 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
7 268 (12.84%) MVC
8 259 (12.40%) Software Engineering
9 208 (9.96%) OO
10 195 (9.34%) Analytics
11 194 (9.29%) Web Application Development
12 193 (9.24%) DevOps
13 161 (7.71%) Kanban
14 155 (7.42%) SDLC
15 135 (6.47%) Front End Development
15 135 (6.47%) OOP
16 134 (6.42%) Mentoring
17 107 (5.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 107 (5.12%) Microservices
18 103 (4.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 578 (27.68%) Java
2 538 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 396 (18.97%) C#
4 227 (10.87%) SQL
5 212 (10.15%) Python
6 165 (7.90%) Scala
7 148 (7.09%) C++
8 125 (5.99%) Ruby
9 93 (4.45%) PHP
10 54 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 44 (2.11%) Objective-C
12 43 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 42 (2.01%) ES6
14 40 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 40 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 36 (1.72%) C
15 36 (1.72%) Go
16 33 (1.58%) Apple Swift
17 27 (1.29%) VB
18 25 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 331 (15.85%) Degree
2 54 (2.59%) CISSP
3 40 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (1.82%) IISP
5 36 (1.72%) PhD
6 27 (1.29%) ISEB
6 27 (1.29%) MCAD
6 27 (1.29%) MCP
6 27 (1.29%) MCSD
6 27 (1.29%) MCTS
7 20 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.72%) CEH
8 15 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.67%) CISM
9 14 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.62%) CCNP
10 13 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.57%) CCNA
11 12 (0.57%) GIAC
12 10 (0.48%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (8.62%) QA
2 47 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.48%) SDET
5 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) GDPR
7 3 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.048%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (5.89%) Docker
2 51 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.53%) vSphere
6 8 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.14%) HDFS
7 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.096%) iptables
8 2 (0.096%) pfSense
8 2 (0.096%) Xen
9 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.048%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (4.79%) Puppet
2 69 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (2.92%) Ansible
4 26 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 19 (0.91%) Nagios
6 13 (0.62%) SCOM
7 11 (0.53%) Cacti
8 10 (0.48%) BMC Marimba
9 8 (0.38%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.29%) Terraform
10 6 (0.29%) yum
11 5 (0.24%) Grafana
11 5 (0.24%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.24%) Perfmon
12 4 (0.19%) Kibana
12 4 (0.19%) logstash
13 2 (0.096%) Iperf
13 2 (0.096%) StatsD
13 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (5.89%) Microsoft
2 94 (4.50%) Google
3 93 (4.45%) Oracle
4 72 (3.45%) VMware
5 60 (2.87%) Adobe
6 41 (1.96%) Facebook
7 37 (1.77%) Cisco
8 31 (1.48%) Apple
9 28 (1.34%) IBM
10 25 (1.20%) Tableau
11 20 (0.96%) Netezza
12 19 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.77%) Dell
13 16 (0.77%) Rackspace
14 15 (0.72%) Juniper
15 14 (0.67%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.67%) F5
16 13 (0.62%) Vertica
17 12 (0.57%) Splunk
18 11 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, 25 days, health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical care
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Salary + competitive bonus + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago