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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 89 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 1268 1125 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.22% 2.54% 2.96%
As % of the General category 6.18% 4.65% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 916 1180
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £77,500 £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
20526 24203 25870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.16% 54.60% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17651 19986 21035
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 £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
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 30 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 30 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 +52 114 £60,000 +9.09% 33
Feltham +4 12 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 5 £105,000 -
Harrow -10 4 - -
Sidcup - 3 £47,500 -
Hackney - 2 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 £32,500 -72.91% 1
Chiswick - 1 £52,500 - 3
Croydon - 1 £35,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 1343 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 736 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 735 (28.36%) Java
4 645 (24.88%) TDD
5 581 (22.42%) HTML
6 521 (20.10%) Online Games
7 499 (19.25%) C#
8 498 (19.21%) CSS
9 477 (18.40%) Scrum
10 419 (16.17%) .NET
11 410 (15.82%) Linux
12 398 (15.35%) SQL
13 376 (14.51%) Degree
14 338 (13.04%) HTML5
15 333 (12.85%) BDD
16 332 (12.81%) SQL Server
16 332 (12.81%) Software Engineering
17 323 (12.46%) E-Commerce
18 320 (12.35%) Python
19 315 (12.15%) MVC
20 276 (10.65%) OO
21 268 (10.34%) ASP.NET
22 263 (10.15%) AngularJS
23 258 (9.95%) Finance
24 255 (9.84%) Spring
25 251 (9.68%) Node.js
26 242 (9.34%) NoSQL
27 239 (9.22%) C++
28 236 (9.10%) Git (software)
29 230 (8.87%) Marketing

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 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 85 (3.28%) Apache
3 52 (2.01%) CMS
4 44 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 37 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 26 (1.00%) Mule
9 25 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.89%) Confluence
10 23 (0.89%) IIS
11 22 (0.85%) SAS
12 21 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.58%) IPython
14 15 (0.58%) Jupyter
15 12 (0.46%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.46%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.42%) Drupal
17 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 127 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 91 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 56 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.04%) MS Office
5 19 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (0.69%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.69%) Maya
7 16 (0.62%) 3ds Max
7 16 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
7 16 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.62%) InVision
8 14 (0.54%) UserZoom
9 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.23%) MS Project
10 6 (0.23%) SPSS
11 4 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.077%) GIMP
12 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.077%) Shopify
6 2 (0.077%) Summit
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.039%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.039%) Unica
7 1 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 188 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.39%) SaaS
3 53 (2.04%) GitHub
4 49 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (1.47%) PaaS
7 33 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.12%) Google Play
9 24 (0.93%) Google Analytics
10 21 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.77%) IaaS
12 18 (0.69%) Route 53
13 17 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
14 16 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.46%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.27%) Heroku
17 7 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.48%) Internet
2 44 (1.70%) WAN
3 43 (1.66%) LAN
4 40 (1.54%) Firewall
5 32 (1.23%) HTTP
6 27 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (0.96%) VoIP
7 25 (0.96%) Wireless
8 23 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.77%) MPLS
9 20 (0.77%) VPN
10 17 (0.66%) 802.11
10 17 (0.66%) DSL
10 17 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.66%) GPRS
11 16 (0.62%) ADSL
11 16 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (0.62%) SDH
12 15 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 242 (9.34%) NoSQL
3 213 (8.22%) MySQL
4 207 (7.99%) MongoDB
5 165 (6.37%) Big Data
5 165 (6.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 110 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 109 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 93 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (3.09%) Redis
10 72 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 63 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 60 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 47 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 42 (1.62%) Neo4j
15 30 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (1.12%) Apache Hive
16 29 (1.12%) Hazelcast
17 23 (0.89%) OLAP
17 23 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 236 (9.10%) Git (software)
2 143 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 103 (3.97%) Maven
4 102 (3.94%) NUnit
5 100 (3.86%) Selenium
6 83 (3.20%) JIRA
6 83 (3.20%) JUnit
7 79 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
8 78 (3.01%) Grunt
9 72 (2.78%) Subversion
10 71 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 55 (2.12%) Visual Studio
12 53 (2.04%) Moq
13 39 (1.50%) Gradle
14 29 (1.12%) Ant
14 29 (1.12%) gulp
15 27 (1.04%) JMeter
16 26 (1.00%) Appium
16 26 (1.00%) Ranorex
17 24 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 258 (9.95%) Finance
2 230 (8.87%) Marketing
3 168 (6.48%) Retail
4 140 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 95 (3.67%) Banking
6 83 (3.20%) Online Betting
7 65 (2.51%) Advertising
8 37 (1.43%) Publishing
9 36 (1.39%) Front Office
10 35 (1.35%) Law
10 35 (1.35%) Legal
11 30 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.69%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.58%) Electronics
14 15 (0.58%) iGaming
15 14 (0.54%) Automotive
16 12 (0.46%) Back Office
17 11 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1432 (55.25%) Developer
2 361 (13.93%) Java Developer
3 334 (12.89%) Games Developer
4 281 (10.84%) .NET Developer
5 244 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 217 (8.37%) JavaScript Developer
7 203 (7.83%) Senior Developer
8 183 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 139 (5.36%) Analyst
10 133 (5.13%) Junior
11 124 (4.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 119 (4.59%) Agile Developer
13 109 (4.21%) Junior Developer
14 106 (4.09%) C++ Developer
15 95 (3.67%) Graduate
15 95 (3.67%) HTML Developer
16 85 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (3.28%) Software Engineer
17 81 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (22.42%) HTML
2 498 (19.21%) CSS
3 419 (16.17%) .NET
4 338 (13.04%) HTML5
5 268 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 263 (10.15%) AngularJS
7 255 (9.84%) Spring
8 251 (9.68%) Node.js
9 211 (8.14%) Web Services
10 208 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 196 (7.56%) WCF
12 191 (7.37%) jQuery
13 185 (7.14%) REST
14 173 (6.67%) CSS3
15 162 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 157 (6.06%) XML
17 122 (4.71%) RESTful
18 110 (4.24%) .NET Framework
19 102 (3.94%) WPF
20 98 (3.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 521 (20.10%) Online Games
2 217 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 207 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (6.83%) User Experience
5 148 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 118 (4.55%) Mobile Games
7 116 (4.48%) Mathematics
8 75 (2.89%) Algorithms
9 72 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
10 61 (2.35%) Social Media
11 60 (2.31%) Statistics
12 57 (2.20%) Visualisation
13 55 (2.12%) Physics
14 47 (1.81%) Fintech
14 47 (1.81%) PlayStation
15 38 (1.47%) Animation
16 37 (1.43%) Xbox
17 36 (1.39%) Data Structures
18 34 (1.31%) iPhone
19 33 (1.27%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 410 (15.82%) Linux
2 177 (6.83%) Windows
3 168 (6.48%) Android
4 159 (6.13%) Apple iOS
5 117 (4.51%) Unix
6 54 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 32 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.08%) CentOS
9 27 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.27%) Solaris
15 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.12%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.077%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1343 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 645 (24.88%) TDD
3 477 (18.40%) Scrum
4 333 (12.85%) BDD
5 332 (12.81%) Software Engineering
6 323 (12.46%) E-Commerce
7 315 (12.15%) MVC
8 276 (10.65%) OO
9 219 (8.45%) DevOps
10 203 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
11 175 (6.75%) Front End Development
12 166 (6.40%) Analytics
13 163 (6.29%) Web Application Development
14 159 (6.13%) Open Source
15 146 (5.63%) Web Development
16 145 (5.59%) OOP
17 143 (5.52%) Kanban
18 141 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
19 133 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
20 127 (4.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 736 (28.40%) JavaScript
2 735 (28.36%) Java
3 499 (19.25%) C#
4 398 (15.35%) SQL
5 320 (12.35%) Python
6 239 (9.22%) C++
7 213 (8.22%) PHP
8 204 (7.87%) Ruby
9 183 (7.06%) Scala
10 63 (2.43%) C
11 62 (2.39%) Perl
12 53 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 47 (1.81%) Objective-C
13 47 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 43 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.50%) ActionScript
15 39 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 38 (1.47%) F#
17 35 (1.35%) TypeScript
18 31 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 376 (14.51%) Degree
2 46 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (1.47%) CCNP
3 38 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (1.27%) PhD
5 29 (1.12%) CCNA
5 29 (1.12%) CISSP
6 26 (1.00%) MCAD
6 26 (1.00%) MCP
6 26 (1.00%) MCSD
6 26 (1.00%) MCTS
7 25 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.77%) CCIE
9 19 (0.73%) CCSA
9 19 (0.73%) CISA
9 19 (0.73%) CISMP
9 19 (0.73%) MCSA
10 15 (0.58%) CCSP
11 12 (0.46%) ISEB
12 8 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (7.79%) QA
2 37 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.46%) SDET
4 4 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 93 (3.59%) Docker
2 55 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.42%) Terminal Services
5 10 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.23%) HDFS
7 6 (0.23%) vSphere
8 5 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.15%) iptables
9 4 (0.15%) Postfix
9 4 (0.15%) Varnish
10 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.12%) etcd
11 2 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.077%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.077%) KVM
11 2 (0.077%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 114 (4.40%) Puppet
2 90 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (1.81%) Ansible
4 34 (1.31%) Nagios
5 25 (0.96%) yum
6 21 (0.81%) Kubernetes
7 16 (0.62%) Cacti
8 9 (0.35%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.31%) OpenNMS
9 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.23%) BMC Marimba
10 6 (0.23%) Capistrano
10 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.23%) Icinga
10 6 (0.23%) Mesos
10 6 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.23%) SCOM
11 4 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 165 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 160 (6.17%) Google
3 119 (4.59%) Oracle
4 68 (2.62%) VMware
5 60 (2.31%) Adobe
6 56 (2.16%) Cisco
7 41 (1.58%) Facebook
8 38 (1.47%) Tableau
9 35 (1.35%) Apple
10 28 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.04%) Citrix
12 24 (0.93%) Dell
12 24 (0.93%) Juniper
12 24 (0.93%) Zend
13 23 (0.89%) Splunk
14 19 (0.73%) F5
14 19 (0.73%) PayPal
15 18 (0.69%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
16 17 (0.66%) Nokia
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Point
Salary: £150000 - £220000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Equity, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + good company ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + GAIN Automation
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000 - £65,000 + a very favourable and generous package!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago