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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 90 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 1251 1206 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.27% 2.77% 2.77%
As % of the General category 6.21% 5.02% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1001 1084
Median salary £55,000 £57,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
England

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
20148 24017 24565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.62% 55.07% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17336 19997 19830
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +41 130 £60,000 +20.00% 28
Chiswick - 13 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 5 £50,000 -
Feltham +3 3 £55,000 +175.00%
Harrow -8 3 - -
Hackney - 3 - -
Brentford - 2 £47,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £76,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon -6 1 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Hammersmith -7 1 £32,500 -36.89%
Croydon - 1 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £105,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 1322 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 685 (27.29%) JavaScript
3 654 (26.06%) TDD
4 648 (25.82%) Java
5 556 (22.15%) HTML
6 495 (19.72%) C#
7 479 (19.08%) CSS
8 471 (18.76%) Scrum
9 456 (18.17%) Online Games
10 416 (16.57%) .NET
11 377 (15.02%) Degree
12 346 (13.78%) Linux
13 344 (13.71%) BDD
14 337 (13.43%) SQL
15 333 (13.27%) E-Commerce
16 323 (12.87%) HTML5
17 321 (12.79%) SQL Server
18 307 (12.23%) Software Engineering
19 305 (12.15%) MVC
20 293 (11.67%) Python
21 285 (11.35%) Finance
22 279 (11.12%) ASP.NET
23 264 (10.52%) AngularJS
24 262 (10.44%) OO
25 250 (9.96%) Marketing
26 243 (9.68%) Node.js
27 238 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
28 237 (9.44%) NoSQL
29 214 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
30 212 (8.45%) C++

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 91 (3.63%) Apache
2 86 (3.43%) Apache Spark
3 41 (1.63%) IIS
4 39 (1.55%) CMS
5 37 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 30 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.16%) MS Exchange
8 25 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 24 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.92%) Confluence
11 16 (0.64%) Mule
12 15 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.52%) SAS
14 11 (0.44%) IPython
14 11 (0.44%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.44%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.40%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 121 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 83 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 56 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 34 (1.35%) MS Office
5 18 (0.72%) 3ds Max
6 16 (0.64%) Fireworks
6 16 (0.64%) Maya
7 15 (0.60%) MS Project
8 14 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.56%) InVision
9 13 (0.52%) UserZoom
10 10 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
11 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.12%) ZBrush
13 2 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.080%) GIMP
13 2 (0.080%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 24 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.080%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.080%) Magento
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.080%) Summit
6 1 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.040%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 183 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.03%) SaaS
3 49 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (1.79%) GitHub
5 41 (1.63%) PaaS
6 36 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (1.31%) Google Analytics
7 33 (1.31%) Google Play
8 31 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 30 (1.20%) IaaS
10 28 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
11 26 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
12 20 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
13 16 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
14 15 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 14 (0.56%) Route 53
16 12 (0.48%) iTunes
16 12 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.36%) AdWords
18 8 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.54%) Internet
2 30 (1.20%) Firewall
3 29 (1.16%) VoIP
4 28 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.08%) LAN
5 27 (1.08%) WAN
6 24 (0.96%) HTTP
7 20 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (0.80%) MPLS
8 17 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (0.60%) Wireless
10 14 (0.56%) BGP
10 14 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.56%) VPN
11 13 (0.52%) ATM
12 12 (0.48%) NAS
12 12 (0.48%) SAN
13 11 (0.44%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.40%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 237 (9.44%) NoSQL
3 200 (7.97%) Big Data
4 194 (7.73%) MongoDB
5 175 (6.97%) MySQL
6 167 (6.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 93 (3.71%) Hadoop
8 84 (3.35%) Relational Database
9 78 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 58 (2.31%) Redis
11 55 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 54 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 54 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
13 45 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.16%) Neo4j
15 24 (0.96%) Hazelcast
16 22 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (0.80%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.80%) Couchbase
18 17 (0.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 209 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 140 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 100 (3.98%) NUnit
4 80 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 79 (3.15%) Maven
6 78 (3.11%) Selenium
7 75 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 75 (2.99%) Grunt
8 67 (2.67%) Subversion
9 65 (2.59%) JIRA
10 63 (2.51%) JUnit
11 59 (2.35%) Moq
12 41 (1.63%) Gradle
12 41 (1.63%) Visual Studio
13 35 (1.39%) gulp
14 32 (1.27%) JMeter
15 26 (1.04%) Bower
16 24 (0.96%) Ant
17 22 (0.88%) RSpec
17 22 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 285 (11.35%) Finance
2 250 (9.96%) Marketing
3 184 (7.33%) Retail
4 117 (4.66%) Banking
5 114 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 106 (4.22%) Online Betting
7 99 (3.94%) Advertising
8 49 (1.95%) Law
8 49 (1.95%) Legal
9 33 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.12%) Front Office
11 25 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 23 (0.92%) Music Industry
12 23 (0.92%) Publishing
13 19 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 17 (0.68%) Electronics
15 16 (0.64%) Automotive
16 15 (0.60%) French Language
17 13 (0.52%) Back Office
17 13 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1291 (51.43%) Developer
2 328 (13.07%) Java Developer
3 283 (11.27%) .NET Developer
4 267 (10.64%) Games Developer
5 221 (8.80%) C# Developer
6 216 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 207 (8.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 177 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 151 (6.02%) Analyst
10 130 (5.18%) Junior
11 125 (4.98%) Agile Developer
12 115 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 108 (4.30%) Junior Developer
14 96 (3.82%) Software Engineer
15 94 (3.75%) Graduate
16 93 (3.71%) C++ Developer
17 89 (3.55%) HTML Developer
17 89 (3.55%) Software Developer
18 87 (3.47%) Project Manager
19 82 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (22.15%) HTML
2 479 (19.08%) CSS
3 416 (16.57%) .NET
4 323 (12.87%) HTML5
5 279 (11.12%) ASP.NET
6 264 (10.52%) AngularJS
7 243 (9.68%) Node.js
8 214 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 212 (8.45%) Spring
10 199 (7.93%) WCF
11 172 (6.85%) Web Services
12 168 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 165 (6.57%) REST
14 152 (6.06%) jQuery
15 137 (5.46%) CSS3
16 126 (5.02%) XML
17 108 (4.30%) React
17 108 (4.30%) RESTful
18 104 (4.14%) .NET Framework
19 100 (3.98%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 456 (18.17%) Online Games
2 207 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 189 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (6.89%) User Experience
5 137 (5.46%) Mobile App
6 122 (4.86%) Mathematics
7 109 (4.34%) Mobile Games
8 91 (3.63%) 3D Graphics
9 71 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 70 (2.79%) Social Media
11 62 (2.47%) Physics
12 61 (2.43%) Fintech
13 54 (2.15%) Statistics
14 49 (1.95%) PlayStation
15 46 (1.83%) Visualisation
16 42 (1.67%) Xbox
17 41 (1.63%) Animation
18 35 (1.39%) iPhone
19 33 (1.31%) Online Gambling
20 31 (1.24%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 346 (13.78%) Linux
2 168 (6.69%) Android
3 144 (5.74%) Apple iOS
4 142 (5.66%) Windows
5 83 (3.31%) Unix
6 38 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.76%) CentOS
9 16 (0.64%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.080%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.080%) Solaris
15 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1322 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (26.06%) TDD
3 471 (18.76%) Scrum
4 344 (13.71%) BDD
5 333 (13.27%) E-Commerce
6 307 (12.23%) Software Engineering
7 305 (12.15%) MVC
8 262 (10.44%) OO
9 238 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 204 (8.13%) Analytics
11 194 (7.73%) DevOps
12 187 (7.45%) Web Application Development
13 161 (6.41%) Front End Development
13 161 (6.41%) Kanban
14 156 (6.22%) OOP
15 144 (5.74%) SDLC
16 141 (5.62%) Open Source
17 137 (5.46%) Web Development
18 131 (5.22%) Project Management
19 127 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 685 (27.29%) JavaScript
2 648 (25.82%) Java
3 495 (19.72%) C#
4 337 (13.43%) SQL
5 293 (11.67%) Python
6 212 (8.45%) C++
7 197 (7.85%) Ruby
8 180 (7.17%) Scala
9 178 (7.09%) PHP
10 53 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 48 (1.91%) C
12 39 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 38 (1.51%) Perl
14 35 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 34 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.31%) Objective-C
17 31 (1.24%) Go
17 31 (1.24%) VB
18 28 (1.12%) R
18 28 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 377 (15.02%) Degree
2 45 (1.79%) CISSP
3 42 (1.67%) PhD
4 38 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 32 (1.27%) ISEB
7 27 (1.08%) MCAD
7 27 (1.08%) MCP
7 27 (1.08%) MCSD
7 27 (1.08%) MCTS
8 20 (0.80%) IISP
9 19 (0.76%) CCNP
9 19 (0.76%) CISA
9 19 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (0.76%) CISMP
10 17 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.64%) CCNA
12 13 (0.52%) CCSA
13 10 (0.40%) CCSP
13 10 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (7.93%) QA
2 50 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.56%) SDET
4 5 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (3.86%) Docker
2 55 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.71%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.64%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.44%) Terminal Services
6 10 (0.40%) vSphere
7 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.20%) HDFS
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.12%) iptables
10 3 (0.12%) pfSense
11 2 (0.080%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.040%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.040%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.040%) Varnish
12 1 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 110 (4.38%) Puppet
2 91 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (2.07%) Ansible
4 22 (0.88%) Nagios
5 18 (0.72%) yum
6 17 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 15 (0.60%) Cacti
8 10 (0.40%) BMC Marimba
9 7 (0.28%) Mesos
10 6 (0.24%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.24%) SCOM
11 4 (0.16%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.16%) Kibana
11 4 (0.16%) logstash
11 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.12%) Grafana
12 3 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.12%) Iperf
Vendors
1 156 (6.22%) Google
2 141 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 93 (3.71%) Oracle
4 76 (3.03%) VMware
5 61 (2.43%) Adobe
6 41 (1.63%) Cisco
7 37 (1.47%) Facebook
8 34 (1.35%) Tableau
9 26 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 24 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 23 (0.92%) Dell
12 22 (0.88%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
14 19 (0.76%) Citrix
15 18 (0.72%) Apple
16 16 (0.64%) Zend
17 15 (0.60%) Juniper
17 15 (0.60%) Netezza
18 14 (0.56%) SAP
18 14 (0.56%) Splunk
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 per annum + £10K Equity & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000- £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits Inc: Bonus, Gym, Travel Loa
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 6 days ago