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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 91 132 93
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Permanent jobs citing Games 1270 1087 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.21% 2.43% 3.16%
As % of the General category 6.20% 4.45% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 891 1286
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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
20487 24407 26997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.73% 54.60% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17601 20103 22111
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 £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +62 122 £58,500 +6.36% 22
Feltham +6 13 £52,500 +75.00%
Canary Wharf - 5 £105,000 -
Harrow -10 4 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +5 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Twickenham - 3 £80,000 -
Sidcup 0 2 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Edgware - 1 £62,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1373 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 799 (30.62%) Java
3 760 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 674 (25.83%) TDD
5 571 (21.89%) HTML
6 538 (20.62%) Online Games
7 495 (18.97%) CSS
8 494 (18.93%) C#
9 484 (18.55%) Scrum
10 435 (16.67%) Linux
11 413 (15.83%) SQL
12 412 (15.79%) .NET
13 381 (14.60%) Degree
14 341 (13.07%) BDD
15 339 (12.99%) HTML5
16 334 (12.80%) Software Engineering
17 331 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 319 (12.23%) E-Commerce
19 311 (11.92%) Python
20 308 (11.81%) MVC
21 288 (11.04%) Spring
22 276 (10.58%) Finance
23 268 (10.27%) OO
24 261 (10.00%) Git (software)
24 261 (10.00%) Node.js
24 261 (10.00%) AngularJS
25 258 (9.89%) NoSQL
26 253 (9.70%) ASP.NET
27 231 (8.85%) DevOps
28 230 (8.82%) MySQL

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 85 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 83 (3.18%) Apache
3 58 (2.22%) CMS
4 53 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.19%) Mule
6 31 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 30 (1.15%) MS Exchange
8 26 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 25 (0.96%) SAS
10 24 (0.92%) Confluence
11 22 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.73%) IIS
14 13 (0.50%) Apache Pig
14 13 (0.50%) Drupal
14 13 (0.50%) IPython
14 13 (0.50%) Jupyter
15 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 90 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 59 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.84%) MS Office
6 21 (0.80%) Fireworks
6 21 (0.80%) InVision
7 17 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
7 17 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.61%) Maya
8 16 (0.61%) UserZoom
9 15 (0.57%) MS Visio
10 14 (0.54%) 3ds Max
11 9 (0.34%) SPSS
12 5 (0.19%) MS Project
13 4 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.077%) GIMP
14 2 (0.077%) MODO
Business Applications
1 23 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.077%) Shopify
7 2 (0.077%) Summit
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.038%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.038%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 193 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (2.57%) SaaS
3 56 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (2.07%) GitHub
5 41 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 34 (1.30%) PaaS
7 28 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.07%) Google Play
8 20 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.65%) Google App Engine
11 16 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (0.61%) Route 53
12 15 (0.57%) IaaS
13 13 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.31%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.23%) Heroku
17 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 122 (4.68%) Internet
2 42 (1.61%) WAN
3 41 (1.57%) LAN
4 39 (1.49%) Firewall
5 31 (1.19%) HTTP
6 26 (1.00%) VoIP
7 25 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (0.96%) Wireless
8 24 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (0.77%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.69%) VPN
11 17 (0.65%) 802.11
11 17 (0.65%) DSL
11 17 (0.65%) Ethernet
11 17 (0.65%) GPRS
11 17 (0.65%) MPLS
12 16 (0.61%) ADSL
12 16 (0.61%) SDH
13 15 (0.57%) 3G
13 15 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 258 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 230 (8.82%) MySQL
4 205 (7.86%) MongoDB
5 169 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 162 (6.21%) Big Data
7 127 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 117 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 103 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (3.03%) Redis
12 71 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
13 65 (2.49%) RDBMS
14 50 (1.92%) Neo4j
15 47 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
16 35 (1.34%) Hazelcast
17 34 (1.30%) Apache Hive
18 32 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 29 (1.11%) Oracle Database
20 28 (1.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 261 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 149 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 119 (4.56%) Maven
4 110 (4.22%) Selenium
5 105 (4.02%) JIRA
6 103 (3.95%) NUnit
7 97 (3.72%) JUnit
8 86 (3.30%) Grunt
9 82 (3.14%) Subversion
10 79 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
11 66 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 53 (2.03%) Moq
13 47 (1.80%) Visual Studio
14 40 (1.53%) Gradle
15 34 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 31 (1.19%) gulp
17 30 (1.15%) Ranorex
18 29 (1.11%) Ant
19 28 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
19 28 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 276 (10.58%) Finance
2 222 (8.51%) Marketing
3 158 (6.06%) Retail
4 146 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 88 (3.37%) Banking
6 63 (2.41%) Online Betting
7 62 (2.38%) Advertising
8 51 (1.95%) Front Office
9 41 (1.57%) Publishing
10 35 (1.34%) Law
11 34 (1.30%) Legal
12 28 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.65%) iGaming
14 15 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.57%) Electronics
14 15 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.46%) Automotive
16 12 (0.46%) Back Office
17 10 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1480 (56.73%) Developer
2 391 (14.99%) Java Developer
3 348 (13.34%) Games Developer
4 278 (10.66%) .NET Developer
5 248 (9.51%) C# Developer
6 233 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 194 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 180 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 128 (4.91%) Junior
10 127 (4.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 119 (4.56%) Analyst
12 116 (4.45%) Agile Developer
13 106 (4.06%) Junior Developer
14 102 (3.91%) C++ Developer
14 102 (3.91%) HTML Developer
15 80 (3.07%) Graduate
16 79 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
16 79 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 78 (2.99%) Architect
17 78 (2.99%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (21.89%) HTML
2 495 (18.97%) CSS
3 412 (15.79%) .NET
4 339 (12.99%) HTML5
5 288 (11.04%) Spring
6 261 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 261 (10.00%) Node.js
7 253 (9.70%) ASP.NET
8 228 (8.74%) Web Services
9 225 (8.62%) jQuery
10 200 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 196 (7.51%) WCF
12 188 (7.21%) CSS3
13 169 (6.48%) REST
14 163 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 161 (6.17%) XML
16 135 (5.17%) RESTful
17 122 (4.68%) Hibernate
18 110 (4.22%) .NET Framework
18 110 (4.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 538 (20.62%) Online Games
2 223 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 212 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 182 (6.98%) User Experience
5 146 (5.60%) Mobile App
6 122 (4.68%) Mobile Games
7 106 (4.06%) Mathematics
8 77 (2.95%) Algorithms
9 60 (2.30%) Statistics
10 59 (2.26%) 3D Graphics
11 57 (2.18%) Social Media
12 55 (2.11%) Visualisation
13 53 (2.03%) PlayStation
14 44 (1.69%) Fintech
15 43 (1.65%) Data Structures
16 41 (1.57%) Physics
17 38 (1.46%) Online Gambling
18 37 (1.42%) Animation
19 35 (1.34%) Xbox
20 33 (1.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 435 (16.67%) Linux
2 170 (6.52%) Android
3 164 (6.29%) Apple iOS
3 164 (6.29%) Windows
4 136 (5.21%) Unix
5 49 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 46 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (1.34%) CentOS
8 26 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.50%) Solaris
12 10 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.19%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.15%) Fedora
16 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1373 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (25.83%) TDD
3 484 (18.55%) Scrum
4 341 (13.07%) BDD
5 334 (12.80%) Software Engineering
6 319 (12.23%) E-Commerce
7 308 (11.81%) MVC
8 268 (10.27%) OO
9 231 (8.85%) DevOps
10 204 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 180 (6.90%) Open Source
12 174 (6.67%) Front End Development
13 161 (6.17%) Web Application Development
14 158 (6.06%) Analytics
15 151 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
16 150 (5.75%) Web Development
17 147 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
18 144 (5.52%) Kanban
19 140 (5.37%) OOP
20 132 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 799 (30.62%) Java
2 760 (29.13%) JavaScript
3 494 (18.93%) C#
4 413 (15.83%) SQL
5 311 (11.92%) Python
6 227 (8.70%) C++
7 226 (8.66%) PHP
8 186 (7.13%) Ruby
9 168 (6.44%) Scala
10 65 (2.49%) C
11 61 (2.34%) Perl
12 53 (2.03%) F#
12 53 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 52 (1.99%) Objective-C
14 51 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 48 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.80%) T-SQL
17 45 (1.72%) ActionScript
18 35 (1.34%) Groovy
19 34 (1.30%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 381 (14.60%) Degree
2 47 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.34%) CCNP
3 35 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (1.19%) PhD
5 26 (1.00%) CCNA
6 25 (0.96%) MCAD
6 25 (0.96%) MCP
6 25 (0.96%) MCSD
6 25 (0.96%) MCTS
7 21 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.80%) MCSA
8 18 (0.69%) CCSA
9 17 (0.65%) CCIE
10 15 (0.57%) CCSP
11 14 (0.54%) CISSP
12 10 (0.38%) ISEB
12 10 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.34%) CISA
13 9 (0.34%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.82%) QA
2 23 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.38%) SDET
5 8 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (3.30%) Docker
2 48 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.31%) Varnish
8 7 (0.27%) HDFS
9 6 (0.23%) Postfix
10 5 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.19%) etcd
10 5 (0.19%) KVM
11 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.15%) QEMU
11 4 (0.15%) RHEV
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.11%) iptables
13 2 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.077%) Snort
Systems Management
1 117 (4.48%) Puppet
2 109 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.92%) Ansible
4 35 (1.34%) Nagios
5 25 (0.96%) yum
6 18 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.42%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (0.34%) Cacti
10 8 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (0.31%) OpenNMS
11 6 (0.23%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.23%) Icinga
11 6 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.19%) Graphite
12 5 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.19%) Mesos
12 5 (0.19%) systemd
Vendors
1 166 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 151 (5.79%) Google
3 116 (4.45%) Oracle
4 60 (2.30%) Adobe
5 55 (2.11%) VMware
6 48 (1.84%) Cisco
6 48 (1.84%) Facebook
7 35 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 35 (1.34%) Tableau
8 32 (1.23%) Apple
9 26 (1.00%) Citrix
10 25 (0.96%) Juniper
10 25 (0.96%) Zend
11 22 (0.84%) PayPal
12 21 (0.80%) Splunk
13 19 (0.73%) CheckPoint
14 18 (0.69%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.69%) F5
15 17 (0.65%) Nokia
16 16 (0.61%) Dell
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70k + Brilliant benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago