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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 115 103 134
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Games 953 1281 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.67% 2.96% 2.28%
As % of the General category 5.24% 5.40% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1103 849
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
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
18185 23720 24160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.01% 54.85% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 19786 20049
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 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +25 81 £62,500 +19.04% 19
Feltham +1 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Chiswick - 4 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £50,000 -
Brentford -6 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Hounslow - 2 £62,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £76,500 -
Ruislip -2 1 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1148 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (28.55%) TDD
3 607 (27.21%) Java
4 585 (26.22%) JavaScript
5 461 (20.66%) HTML
6 443 (19.86%) C#
7 412 (18.47%) Scrum
8 405 (18.15%) Online Games
9 393 (17.62%) CSS
10 364 (16.32%) .NET
11 339 (15.19%) Degree
12 334 (14.97%) E-Commerce
13 330 (14.79%) BDD
14 313 (14.03%) Linux
15 298 (13.36%) SQL Server
16 297 (13.31%) Finance
17 287 (12.86%) HTML5
18 274 (12.28%) MVC
19 269 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
20 267 (11.97%) Software Engineering
21 265 (11.88%) ASP.NET
22 261 (11.70%) AngularJS
23 259 (11.61%) NoSQL
24 257 (11.52%) SQL
25 252 (11.30%) Python
26 240 (10.76%) Node.js
27 235 (10.53%) Git (software)
28 220 (9.86%) OO
29 218 (9.77%) Spring
30 206 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (4.08%) Apache
2 72 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 59 (2.64%) IIS
4 47 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 39 (1.75%) CMS
7 20 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 15 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 15 (0.67%) Confluence
9 15 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.58%) Mule
11 12 (0.54%) Jetty
12 11 (0.49%) JBoss
13 10 (0.45%) Apache TomEE
13 10 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.40%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.40%) CoreMedia CMS
14 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 105 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.39%) MS Office
4 22 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.63%) MS Project
6 11 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.40%) 3ds Max
8 9 (0.40%) InVision
9 7 (0.31%) Maya
10 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.13%) ZBrush
12 2 (0.090%) InDesign
12 2 (0.090%) Mudbox
12 2 (0.090%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.090%) SPSS
13 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.045%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.090%) Summit
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.045%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 173 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (2.06%) GitHub
3 40 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 40 (1.79%) SaaS
4 39 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (1.66%) Google Play
6 36 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
7 35 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (1.48%) PaaS
9 31 (1.39%) IaaS
10 30 (1.34%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
11 19 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
12 18 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 16 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.72%) Route 53
13 16 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.63%) Trello
15 12 (0.54%) iTunes
16 9 (0.40%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 150 (6.72%) Internet
2 33 (1.48%) Firewall
3 27 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.03%) MPLS
5 21 (0.94%) HTTP
5 21 (0.94%) LAN
6 20 (0.90%) WAN
7 19 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (0.81%) VoIP
9 17 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.72%) BGP
10 16 (0.72%) VPN
11 15 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (0.67%) iSCSI
11 15 (0.67%) NAS
11 15 (0.67%) SAN
12 11 (0.49%) Wireless
13 10 (0.45%) 3G
13 10 (0.45%) 802.11
13 10 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 259 (11.61%) NoSQL
3 201 (9.01%) MongoDB
4 186 (8.34%) Big Data
5 168 (7.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 120 (5.38%) MySQL
7 75 (3.36%) Hadoop
8 70 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 53 (2.38%) Redis
11 48 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
12 45 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (1.93%) Neo4j
14 35 (1.57%) Couchbase
15 34 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (1.17%) Hazelcast
18 21 (0.94%) DB2
19 17 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 235 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 144 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 100 (4.48%) Subversion
4 97 (4.35%) Maven
5 96 (4.30%) NUnit
6 80 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 70 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 69 (3.09%) Grunt
9 66 (2.96%) JIRA
10 60 (2.69%) Selenium
11 59 (2.64%) Moq
12 55 (2.47%) JUnit
13 49 (2.20%) Gradle
14 39 (1.75%) TeamCity
15 38 (1.70%) gulp
16 36 (1.61%) Jasmine
16 36 (1.61%) Visual Studio
17 29 (1.30%) Bower
18 25 (1.12%) Mocha
18 25 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 297 (13.31%) Finance
2 189 (8.47%) Retail
3 180 (8.07%) Marketing
4 129 (5.78%) Banking
4 129 (5.78%) Online Betting
5 105 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 101 (4.53%) Advertising
7 42 (1.88%) Law
8 40 (1.79%) Legal
9 28 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.17%) Music Industry
11 24 (1.08%) Publishing
12 23 (1.03%) Automotive
12 23 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.76%) Back Office
13 17 (0.76%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.72%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.67%) Front Office
16 14 (0.63%) French Language
17 13 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1106 (49.57%) Developer
2 301 (13.49%) Java Developer
3 265 (11.88%) .NET Developer
4 232 (10.40%) Games Developer
5 179 (8.02%) Senior Developer
6 173 (7.75%) C# Developer
7 156 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 152 (6.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 126 (5.65%) Analyst
10 116 (5.20%) Agile Developer
10 116 (5.20%) Junior
11 101 (4.53%) Software Engineer
12 99 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 97 (4.35%) Junior Developer
14 87 (3.90%) Graduate
15 81 (3.63%) Architect
16 77 (3.45%) Software Developer
17 73 (3.27%) HTML Developer
18 70 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
19 67 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (20.66%) HTML
2 393 (17.62%) CSS
3 364 (16.32%) .NET
4 287 (12.86%) HTML5
5 265 (11.88%) ASP.NET
6 261 (11.70%) AngularJS
7 240 (10.76%) Node.js
8 218 (9.77%) Spring
9 206 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 176 (7.89%) WCF
11 174 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 135 (6.05%) REST
13 130 (5.83%) React
14 126 (5.65%) Web Services
15 111 (4.98%) RESTful
16 108 (4.84%) jQuery
17 102 (4.57%) ActiveMQ
18 101 (4.53%) CSS3
19 95 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
20 90 (4.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 405 (18.15%) Online Games
2 200 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 140 (6.28%) User Experience
4 124 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (5.38%) Mobile App
6 110 (4.93%) Mathematics
7 74 (3.32%) Social Media
8 71 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 70 (3.14%) Mobile Games
10 58 (2.60%) Fintech
10 58 (2.60%) Physics
11 50 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
11 50 (2.24%) Animation
12 43 (1.93%) Online Gambling
13 38 (1.70%) Client/Server
14 33 (1.48%) PlayStation
15 31 (1.39%) iPhone
15 31 (1.39%) Management Information System
16 28 (1.26%) Hedge funds
16 28 (1.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 313 (14.03%) Linux
2 156 (6.99%) Android
3 133 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 107 (4.80%) Windows
5 76 (3.41%) Unix
6 26 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.81%) CentOS
8 15 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.13%) Debian
14 2 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.090%) Solaris
15 1 (0.045%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.045%) HPUX
15 1 (0.045%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.045%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1148 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (28.55%) TDD
3 412 (18.47%) Scrum
4 334 (14.97%) E-Commerce
5 330 (14.79%) BDD
6 274 (12.28%) MVC
7 269 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
8 267 (11.97%) Software Engineering
9 220 (9.86%) OO
10 199 (8.92%) Analytics
11 196 (8.79%) Web Application Development
12 182 (8.16%) DevOps
13 158 (7.08%) Kanban
14 147 (6.59%) SDLC
15 145 (6.50%) Front End Development
15 145 (6.50%) OOP
16 135 (6.05%) Mentoring
17 120 (5.38%) Web Development
18 115 (5.15%) Project Management
19 111 (4.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 607 (27.21%) Java
2 585 (26.22%) JavaScript
3 443 (19.86%) C#
4 257 (11.52%) SQL
5 252 (11.30%) Python
6 185 (8.29%) Scala
7 159 (7.13%) Ruby
8 158 (7.08%) C++
9 118 (5.29%) PHP
10 54 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 43 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 43 (1.93%) TypeScript
12 38 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 37 (1.66%) C
13 37 (1.66%) PowerShell
14 35 (1.57%) ES6
15 31 (1.39%) Go
16 29 (1.30%) VB
17 26 (1.17%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 339 (15.19%) Degree
2 66 (2.96%) CISSP
3 40 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (1.75%) PhD
5 35 (1.57%) IISP
6 31 (1.39%) ISEB
7 29 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.21%) MCAD
8 27 (1.21%) MCP
8 27 (1.21%) MCSD
8 27 (1.21%) MCTS
9 20 (0.90%) CISA
10 18 (0.81%) CCNP
10 18 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.81%) CISMP
11 16 (0.72%) CCNA
12 14 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.58%) CCSA
13 13 (0.58%) CEH
14 11 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (7.89%) QA
2 63 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.63%) SDET
5 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 108 (4.84%) Docker
2 54 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.45%) vSphere
6 9 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.13%) iptables
8 3 (0.13%) pfSense
8 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.090%) HDFS
9 2 (0.090%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.045%) Varnish
10 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 92 (4.12%) Puppet
2 76 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (2.42%) Ansible
4 28 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.81%) Nagios
6 14 (0.63%) Cacti
7 13 (0.58%) yum
8 10 (0.45%) BMC Marimba
8 10 (0.45%) SCOM
9 6 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.22%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.22%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.18%) Grafana
11 4 (0.18%) Kibana
11 4 (0.18%) logstash
11 4 (0.18%) Terraform
12 3 (0.13%) Iperf
12 3 (0.13%) StatsD
13 2 (0.090%) Mesos
Vendors
1 133 (5.96%) Google
1 133 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 85 (3.81%) Oracle
3 73 (3.27%) VMware
4 52 (2.33%) Adobe
5 43 (1.93%) Cisco
6 38 (1.70%) Facebook
7 24 (1.08%) Apple
7 24 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 24 (1.08%) Tableau
8 20 (0.90%) IBM
8 20 (0.90%) Netezza
8 20 (0.90%) Rackspace
8 20 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 19 (0.85%) Dell
10 18 (0.81%) Juniper
11 14 (0.63%) F5
11 14 (0.63%) Splunk
12 13 (0.58%) Vertica
13 12 (0.54%) AppDynamics
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Candidate Source
Salary: £75,000 - £91,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + be - bonus, 25 days, health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum plus 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 5 days ago