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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / London
Rank 118 102 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 885 1219 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.62% 3.00% 2.59%
As % of the General category 5.13% 5.67% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 762 995 884
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £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

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
17246 21513 22610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.97% 53.02% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14474 18265 18851
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 £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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +8 63 £60,000 +11.11% 11
Hammersmith +2 12 £27,500 -
Feltham 0 3 £40,000 +81.81%
Hounslow - 3 - - 2
Teddington - 3 - -
Hackney - 3 - - 3
Ilford - 2 £22,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Croydon +3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Brentford -7 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Bromley -12 1 £26,500 -49.52%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Ruislip - 1 £40,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 912 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (29.44%) TDD
3 538 (29.38%) Java
4 483 (26.38%) JavaScript
5 362 (19.77%) C#
6 361 (19.72%) Scrum
7 358 (19.55%) HTML
8 310 (16.93%) Degree
9 303 (16.55%) .NET
9 303 (16.55%) CSS
10 298 (16.28%) E-Commerce
11 291 (15.89%) Online Games
12 288 (15.73%) BDD
13 273 (14.91%) SQL Server
14 264 (14.42%) Git (software)
15 261 (14.25%) NoSQL
16 259 (14.15%) Linux
17 258 (14.09%) Finance
18 253 (13.82%) MVC
19 239 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
20 236 (12.89%) HTML5
21 225 (12.29%) Software Engineering
22 222 (12.12%) ASP.NET
23 217 (11.85%) AngularJS
24 208 (11.36%) Node.js
25 205 (11.20%) SQL
26 203 (11.09%) Python
27 200 (10.92%) DevOps
28 197 (10.76%) Spring
29 191 (10.43%) 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 70 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 56 (3.06%) IIS
3 51 (2.79%) Apache
4 46 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (2.29%) CMS
5 42 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.20%) Jetty
7 20 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
9 14 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.71%) MQSeries
11 11 (0.60%) Apache TomEE
12 10 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.44%) Confluence
15 7 (0.38%) JBoss
15 7 (0.38%) Mule
16 6 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 26 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (1.37%) InVision
5 23 (1.26%) MS Office
6 18 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.38%) MS Project
7 7 (0.38%) SPSS
8 4 (0.22%) Pixate
9 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.055%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.055%) Maya
11 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.11%) Magento
2 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.11%) Summit
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.055%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 160 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.18%) Google Play
3 33 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.75%) GitHub
5 28 (1.53%) SaaS
6 26 (1.42%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
9 18 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.82%) IaaS
10 15 (0.82%) Trello
11 13 (0.71%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.66%) PaaS
13 11 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.60%) Route 53
13 11 (0.60%) Slack
14 10 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 9 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (8.36%) Internet
2 34 (1.86%) Firewall
3 22 (1.20%) LAN
3 22 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.93%) Ethernet
5 14 (0.76%) MPLS
6 12 (0.66%) VPN
7 11 (0.60%) WAN
8 10 (0.55%) SDH
9 9 (0.49%) SSL
10 8 (0.44%) ATM
10 8 (0.44%) HTTP
10 8 (0.44%) VoIP
10 8 (0.44%) Wireless
11 7 (0.38%) 3G
11 7 (0.38%) 802.11
11 7 (0.38%) BGP
11 7 (0.38%) DSL
11 7 (0.38%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 261 (14.25%) NoSQL
3 177 (9.67%) MongoDB
4 168 (9.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 146 (7.97%) Big Data
6 95 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 94 (5.13%) MySQL
8 82 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 72 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (3.77%) Neo4j
11 62 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 61 (3.33%) Redis
13 34 (1.86%) Apache Hive
14 27 (1.47%) Hazelcast
15 26 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 26 (1.42%) HBase
16 25 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
17 24 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (1.31%) DB2
18 23 (1.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 264 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 137 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 105 (5.73%) Maven
3 105 (5.73%) Subversion
4 84 (4.59%) NUnit
5 78 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
6 65 (3.55%) Grunt
7 62 (3.39%) JUnit
8 58 (3.17%) JIRA
9 57 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 55 (3.00%) Jasmine
10 55 (3.00%) Moq
11 45 (2.46%) gulp
11 45 (2.46%) Mocha
12 44 (2.40%) Selenium
13 41 (2.24%) Gradle
14 37 (2.02%) Visual Studio
15 36 (1.97%) Cucumber
16 33 (1.80%) Mockito
16 33 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 258 (14.09%) Finance
2 139 (7.59%) Retail
3 136 (7.43%) Marketing
4 121 (6.61%) Banking
5 109 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 91 (4.97%) Online Betting
7 71 (3.88%) Advertising
8 37 (2.02%) Automotive
9 24 (1.31%) Law
9 24 (1.31%) Publishing
10 22 (1.20%) Back Office
10 22 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 19 (1.04%) Electronics
13 17 (0.93%) Legal
14 16 (0.87%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.82%) Music Industry
16 12 (0.66%) Interactive Media
17 11 (0.60%) Front Office
17 11 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 908 (49.59%) Developer
2 240 (13.11%) Java Developer
3 225 (12.29%) .NET Developer
4 199 (10.87%) Games Developer
5 145 (7.92%) Senior Developer
6 143 (7.81%) C# Developer
7 127 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 118 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
9 102 (5.57%) Agile Developer
9 102 (5.57%) Junior
10 99 (5.41%) Analyst
11 92 (5.02%) Junior Developer
12 90 (4.92%) Software Engineer
13 85 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 76 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 75 (4.10%) Architect
16 70 (3.82%) Software Developer
17 61 (3.33%) Java Games Developer
18 60 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
19 59 (3.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (19.55%) HTML
2 303 (16.55%) .NET
2 303 (16.55%) CSS
3 236 (12.89%) HTML5
4 222 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 217 (11.85%) AngularJS
6 208 (11.36%) Node.js
7 197 (10.76%) Spring
8 191 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 175 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 155 (8.47%) WCF
11 131 (7.15%) React
12 129 (7.05%) ActiveMQ
13 119 (6.50%) RESTful
14 106 (5.79%) Web Services
15 97 (5.30%) REST
16 92 (5.02%) CSS3
17 91 (4.97%) KnockoutJS
18 89 (4.86%) NHibernate
19 87 (4.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 291 (15.89%) Online Games
2 168 (9.18%) Computer Science
3 119 (6.50%) User Experience
4 112 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 85 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 65 (3.55%) Social Media
8 63 (3.44%) Fintech
9 51 (2.79%) Mobile Games
10 41 (2.24%) Animation
11 38 (2.08%) Client/Server
12 36 (1.97%) Online Gambling
13 34 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
13 34 (1.86%) iPhone
14 27 (1.47%) Social Gaming
15 24 (1.31%) Clustering
16 23 (1.26%) BBC
17 22 (1.20%) Hedge funds
17 22 (1.20%) Management Information System
18 18 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 259 (14.15%) Linux
2 124 (6.77%) Android
3 105 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 95 (5.19%) Windows
5 78 (4.26%) Unix
6 25 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 24 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.76%) CentOS
10 13 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.55%) SmartOS
12 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
14 3 (0.16%) Debian
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.055%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.055%) HPUX
15 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 912 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (29.44%) TDD
3 361 (19.72%) Scrum
4 298 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 288 (15.73%) BDD
6 253 (13.82%) MVC
7 239 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
8 225 (12.29%) Software Engineering
9 200 (10.92%) DevOps
10 188 (10.27%) OO
11 185 (10.10%) Web Application Development
12 162 (8.85%) Analytics
13 161 (8.79%) Kanban
14 129 (7.05%) SDLC
15 117 (6.39%) Front End Development
15 117 (6.39%) Mentoring
16 113 (6.17%) OOP
17 109 (5.95%) Mathematics
17 109 (5.95%) Microservices
18 102 (5.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 538 (29.38%) Java
2 483 (26.38%) JavaScript
3 362 (19.77%) C#
4 205 (11.20%) SQL
5 203 (11.09%) Python
6 144 (7.86%) C++
7 138 (7.54%) Scala
8 100 (5.46%) Ruby
9 74 (4.04%) PHP
10 54 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 45 (2.46%) ES6
12 43 (2.35%) Objective-C
13 40 (2.18%) C
14 37 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 37 (2.02%) TypeScript
15 36 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 31 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 27 (1.47%) Go
19 26 (1.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 310 (16.93%) Degree
2 43 (2.35%) CISSP
3 41 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.86%) PhD
5 28 (1.53%) IISP
6 26 (1.42%) MCAD
6 26 (1.42%) MCP
6 26 (1.42%) MCSD
6 26 (1.42%) MCTS
7 24 (1.31%) ISEB
8 15 (0.82%) CISM
8 15 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.76%) CEH
10 13 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.66%) GIAC
11 12 (0.66%) HND
12 10 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.49%) CCSA
14 8 (0.44%) CCNP
14 8 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (8.79%) QA
2 36 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (0.44%) SDET
5 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.16%) GDPR
6 3 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.055%) GCP
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.055%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (6.23%) Docker
2 41 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.49%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.38%) HDFS
7 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.055%) vSphere
9 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (4.64%) Puppet
2 69 (3.77%) Ansible
3 60 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 14 (0.76%) SCOM
6 9 (0.49%) Terraform
7 7 (0.38%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.27%) Grafana
9 5 (0.27%) Kibana
10 4 (0.22%) logstash
10 4 (0.22%) Nagios
10 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.16%) StatsD
11 3 (0.16%) yum
12 2 (0.11%) Oozie
12 2 (0.11%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.46%) Google
3 79 (4.31%) Oracle
4 55 (3.00%) Adobe
5 52 (2.84%) VMware
6 42 (2.29%) Facebook
7 27 (1.47%) IBM
8 26 (1.42%) Apple
9 21 (1.15%) Cisco
9 21 (1.15%) Tableau
10 18 (0.98%) Red Hat
11 14 (0.76%) F5
11 14 (0.76%) Juniper
12 12 (0.66%) Zend
13 11 (0.60%) Splunk
14 10 (0.55%) HP
14 10 (0.55%) Rackspace
15 9 (0.49%) Netezza
15 9 (0.49%) Xamarin
16 8 (0.44%) Atlassian
London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: excellent salary + package DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per week + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens - equity, flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + full benefits (incl bupa, gym etc)
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + very good bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + -
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
B Elite Talent
Salary: Excellent Package & negotiable for the right person
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago