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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 96 127 98
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Permanent jobs citing Games 1324 1088 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.15% 2.44% 3.15%
As % of the General category 5.99% 4.50% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 926 1212
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
22099 24203 26450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.51% 54.39% 54.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18819 19827 21350
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +15 122 £55,000 -8.33% 32
Feltham +2 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Bromley - 7 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 7 £77,500 -
Harrow +1 6 £55,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 6 £35,000 -
Chessington - 4 £32,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £35,000 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £41,500 -
Edgware - 1 £62,500 - 1
Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £38,000 -
Finchley - 1 £47,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1333 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 845 (33.12%) Java
3 697 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 640 (25.09%) TDD
5 555 (21.76%) Online Games
6 531 (20.82%) HTML
7 458 (17.95%) Scrum
8 455 (17.84%) C#
9 454 (17.80%) CSS
10 452 (17.72%) Linux
11 400 (15.68%) .NET
12 396 (15.52%) SQL
13 378 (14.82%) Degree
14 333 (13.05%) HTML5
15 332 (13.01%) BDD
16 328 (12.86%) SQL Server
17 324 (12.70%) Python
18 321 (12.58%) E-Commerce
19 314 (12.31%) Spring
20 295 (11.56%) MVC
21 288 (11.29%) Finance
21 288 (11.29%) NoSQL
22 279 (10.94%) Software Engineering
23 243 (9.53%) Node.js
24 242 (9.49%) MySQL
25 241 (9.45%) Web Services
25 241 (9.45%) Git (software)
26 240 (9.41%) PHP
27 236 (9.25%) ASP.NET
28 233 (9.13%) Analytical Skills

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
1 243 (9.53%) Node.js
2 77 (3.02%) Apache
3 67 (2.63%) CMS
4 64 (2.51%) Apache Spark
5 63 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.49%) Mule
8 31 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 25 (0.98%) MS Exchange
10 23 (0.90%) SAS
11 21 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 20 (0.78%) Confluence
13 17 (0.67%) WordPress
14 16 (0.63%) Apache Pig
14 16 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (0.59%) nginx
16 13 (0.51%) Drupal
16 13 (0.51%) IIS
16 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 105 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 53 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.86%) MS Office
7 19 (0.74%) Fireworks
8 17 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.59%) Maya
10 13 (0.51%) SPSS
11 11 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.35%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.12%) MS Project
14 2 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.078%) MODO
15 1 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.039%) Blender
15 1 (0.039%) Mudbox
15 1 (0.039%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 14 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.16%) Magento
5 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.078%) Shopify
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.039%) Unica
7 1 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 169 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.98%) SaaS
3 51 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (1.72%) GitHub
6 28 (1.10%) PaaS
7 26 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.02%) Google App Engine
8 25 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (0.67%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.59%) Route 53
13 14 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.27%) IaaS
14 7 (0.27%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.16%) AdWords
17 4 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.02%) Internet
2 37 (1.45%) HTTP
3 35 (1.37%) WAN
4 34 (1.33%) LAN
5 32 (1.25%) Firewall
6 28 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.86%) VoIP
8 21 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.67%) Wireless
11 16 (0.63%) MPLS
12 15 (0.59%) VPN
12 15 (0.59%) WebEx
13 13 (0.51%) 802.11
13 13 (0.51%) DSL
13 13 (0.51%) GPRS
14 12 (0.47%) ADSL
14 12 (0.47%) SDH
15 11 (0.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 288 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 242 (9.49%) MySQL
4 221 (8.66%) MongoDB
5 176 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 145 (5.68%) Big Data
7 133 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 124 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
9 113 (4.43%) Hadoop
10 109 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 93 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
12 82 (3.21%) Redis
13 64 (2.51%) Neo4j
14 51 (2.00%) RDBMS
15 46 (1.80%) Hazelcast
16 41 (1.61%) OLAP
17 40 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (1.41%) Apache Hive
19 36 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 241 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 138 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 137 (5.37%) Maven
4 127 (4.98%) JIRA
5 112 (4.39%) Selenium
6 95 (3.72%) NUnit
6 95 (3.72%) Subversion
7 80 (3.14%) JUnit
7 80 (3.14%) Rhino Mocks
8 62 (2.43%) Grunt
9 58 (2.27%) Cucumber
10 55 (2.16%) Moq
11 37 (1.45%) Gradle
11 37 (1.45%) Visual Studio
12 32 (1.25%) WebDriver
13 31 (1.22%) Jasmine
14 29 (1.14%) Ant
15 28 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
16 25 (0.98%) Axure RP
17 21 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 288 (11.29%) Finance
2 197 (7.72%) Marketing
3 154 (6.04%) Retail
4 139 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 81 (3.18%) Banking
6 72 (2.82%) Advertising
7 59 (2.31%) Front Office
8 56 (2.20%) Online Betting
9 44 (1.72%) Publishing
10 34 (1.33%) Law
11 28 (1.10%) Legal
12 19 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.55%) iGaming
14 11 (0.43%) Electronics
14 11 (0.43%) Polish Language
15 10 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.35%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
17 7 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1403 (55.00%) Developer
2 397 (15.56%) Java Developer
3 329 (12.90%) Games Developer
4 266 (10.43%) .NET Developer
5 234 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 192 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 184 (7.21%) Senior Developer
8 166 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 124 (4.86%) Junior
10 122 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 117 (4.59%) Analyst
12 114 (4.47%) Agile Developer
13 105 (4.12%) Junior Developer
14 100 (3.92%) C++ Developer
15 94 (3.68%) Architect
16 93 (3.65%) HTML Developer
17 84 (3.29%) Java Games Developer
18 82 (3.21%) PHP Developer
19 77 (3.02%) Designer
20 76 (2.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (20.82%) HTML
2 454 (17.80%) CSS
3 400 (15.68%) .NET
4 333 (13.05%) HTML5
5 314 (12.31%) Spring
6 241 (9.45%) Web Services
7 236 (9.25%) ASP.NET
8 228 (8.94%) AngularJS
9 227 (8.90%) jQuery
10 194 (7.60%) CSS3
11 187 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 180 (7.06%) WCF
13 161 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 159 (6.23%) XML
15 140 (5.49%) REST
16 134 (5.25%) RESTful
17 127 (4.98%) Hibernate
18 111 (4.35%) WPF
19 106 (4.16%) ActiveMQ
20 96 (3.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 555 (21.76%) Online Games
2 233 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 223 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 164 (6.43%) User Experience
5 130 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 104 (4.08%) Mobile Games
7 83 (3.25%) Mathematics
8 74 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 62 (2.43%) Statistics
10 61 (2.39%) Visualisation
11 58 (2.27%) Social Media
12 46 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 44 (1.72%) N-Tier
14 34 (1.33%) Online Gambling
15 33 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
15 33 (1.29%) PlayStation
15 33 (1.29%) Social Gaming
16 31 (1.22%) Streaming Video
17 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
17 30 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 452 (17.72%) Linux
2 160 (6.27%) Windows
3 152 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 150 (5.88%) Android
5 138 (5.41%) Unix
6 56 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (2.16%) CentOS
8 49 (1.92%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.86%) Solaris
10 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.35%) Fedora
14 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.20%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1333 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (25.09%) TDD
3 458 (17.95%) Scrum
4 332 (13.01%) BDD
5 321 (12.58%) E-Commerce
6 295 (11.56%) MVC
7 279 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 230 (9.02%) OO
9 224 (8.78%) DevOps
10 194 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 177 (6.94%) Open Source
12 165 (6.47%) Analytics
13 159 (6.23%) Web Application Development
14 156 (6.12%) Kanban
15 151 (5.92%) Front End Development
16 150 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
17 149 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
17 149 (5.84%) Web Development
18 135 (5.29%) Mentoring
19 134 (5.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 845 (33.12%) Java
2 697 (27.32%) JavaScript
3 455 (17.84%) C#
4 396 (15.52%) SQL
5 324 (12.70%) Python
6 240 (9.41%) PHP
7 217 (8.51%) C++
8 152 (5.96%) Ruby
9 143 (5.61%) Scala
10 68 (2.67%) C
11 65 (2.55%) F#
12 63 (2.47%) Perl
13 59 (2.31%) Objective-C
14 56 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 56 (2.20%) Shell Script
15 55 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 54 (2.12%) VB.NET
17 48 (1.88%) ActionScript
17 48 (1.88%) R
18 37 (1.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 378 (14.82%) Degree
2 47 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (1.41%) PhD
4 29 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.10%) CCNP
6 25 (0.98%) MCAD
6 25 (0.98%) MCP
6 25 (0.98%) MCSD
6 25 (0.98%) MCTS
7 23 (0.90%) CCNA
8 19 (0.74%) MCSA
9 18 (0.71%) ISEB
10 14 (0.55%) CCSA
10 14 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.51%) CCIE
11 13 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 13 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.43%) CCSP
13 8 (0.31%) MCSE
14 7 (0.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (8.27%) QA
2 24 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.39%) SLA
4 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) SDET
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (2.78%) Docker
2 47 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.82%) Varnish
5 16 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.55%) KVM
7 9 (0.35%) QEMU
7 9 (0.35%) RHEV
8 8 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.31%) Postfix
9 6 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.20%) HDFS
10 5 (0.20%) iptables
11 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.12%) XenApp
12 2 (0.078%) Snort
13 1 (0.039%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.039%) Squid
13 1 (0.039%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 113 (4.43%) Puppet
2 107 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (2.20%) Ansible
4 53 (2.08%) Nagios
5 26 (1.02%) yum
6 15 (0.59%) Data Guard
7 14 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.47%) CFEngine
9 11 (0.43%) Icinga
10 10 (0.39%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.35%) Packer
11 9 (0.35%) Riemann
11 9 (0.35%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.27%) Cacti
12 7 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.24%) SCCM
14 5 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.20%) OpenNMS
14 5 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 137 (5.37%) Google
3 129 (5.06%) Oracle
4 57 (2.23%) Adobe
5 55 (2.16%) VMware
6 46 (1.80%) Cisco
6 46 (1.80%) Facebook
7 37 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 35 (1.37%) Tableau
9 31 (1.22%) Citrix
10 30 (1.18%) Apple
11 28 (1.10%) Splunk
12 27 (1.06%) AppDynamics
12 27 (1.06%) Juniper
13 25 (0.98%) Zend
14 22 (0.86%) PayPal
15 19 (0.74%) F5
16 18 (0.71%) Yahoo!
17 15 (0.59%) Atlassian
18 14 (0.55%) NetApp
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Brands2Life
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 32 days holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Workshop Technologies Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £110000 - £111000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
The Training Room
Salary: Training course that once completed will lead to permanent employment
Posted: Yesterday