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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 107 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 1188 1304 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.69% 2.81% 3.27%
As % of the General category 4.90% 5.24% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1100 1177
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
24264 24878 23884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.96% 53.61% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20239 20055 19600
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average 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 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in London

Games
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -32 146 £55,000 +4.76% 25
Harrow +14 23 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Hammersmith -10 10 £51,500 +37.33%
Feltham -9 8 £25,000 -54.54% 2
Wimbledon -1 3 £37,500 +3.44%
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 -
Teddington - 1 £40,000 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1129 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (29.62%) Java
3 618 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 550 (24.80%) Scrum
5 539 (24.30%) TDD
6 512 (23.08%) HTML
7 447 (20.15%) CSS
8 421 (18.98%) SQL
9 392 (17.67%) C#
10 370 (16.68%) Finance
11 343 (15.46%) E-Commerce
12 339 (15.28%) Online Games
13 327 (14.74%) Linux
14 315 (14.20%) Degree
15 314 (14.16%) .NET
16 311 (14.02%) OO
17 306 (13.80%) HTML5
18 291 (13.12%) SQL Server
19 251 (11.32%) BDD
20 248 (11.18%) MVC
21 247 (11.14%) Spring
22 238 (10.73%) Android
23 230 (10.37%) Software Engineering
24 223 (10.05%) Computer Science
25 219 (9.87%) Python
26 218 (9.83%) Mobile App
27 216 (9.74%) QA
28 203 (9.15%) Git (software)
29 200 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
30 193 (8.70%) Web Services

Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 146 (6.58%) Node.js
2 78 (3.52%) CMS
3 55 (2.48%) Apache
4 42 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.04%) IIS
7 18 (0.81%) Drupal
7 18 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 16 (0.72%) Confluence
8 16 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.63%) WordPress
10 13 (0.59%) JBoss
10 13 (0.59%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.54%) Lync
11 12 (0.54%) nginx
12 11 (0.50%) Mule
13 10 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
15 8 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 73 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 68 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (1.13%) MS Office
7 17 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
8 12 (0.54%) MS Project
9 10 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
10 9 (0.41%) InDesign
11 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.18%) Maya
13 2 (0.090%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.090%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.045%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.95%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.18%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.18%) Unica
3 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.14%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.14%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.090%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.045%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.045%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.045%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.045%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.045%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.045%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.045%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 126 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.71%) SaaS
3 25 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.50%) Office 365
7 9 (0.41%) GitHub
7 9 (0.41%) PaaS
8 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.27%) IaaS
11 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.18%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.14%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.090%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.73%) Internet
2 57 (2.57%) Firewall
3 32 (1.44%) HTTP
4 28 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (1.13%) DNS
6 24 (1.08%) BGP
7 22 (0.99%) OSPF
8 20 (0.90%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.81%) MPLS
9 18 (0.81%) Unified Communications
10 16 (0.72%) LAN
10 16 (0.72%) VoIP
11 13 (0.59%) Network Security
11 13 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.50%) Wireless
13 10 (0.45%) DHCP
14 9 (0.41%) VPN
15 8 (0.36%) Intranet
15 8 (0.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 143 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 136 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 132 (5.95%) MySQL
5 108 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 104 (4.69%) Big Data
7 92 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
8 65 (2.93%) Neo4j
9 62 (2.80%) Hazelcast
10 49 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 46 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (1.35%) Redis
16 30 (1.35%) Oracle Database
17 29 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
18 28 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (1.22%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 203 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 130 (5.86%) Maven
3 124 (5.59%) Subversion
4 121 (5.46%) Selenium
5 106 (4.78%) JIRA
6 99 (4.46%) NUnit
6 99 (4.46%) Moq
7 89 (4.01%) Rhino Mocks
8 84 (3.79%) Cucumber
9 62 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 62 (2.80%) WebDriver
10 57 (2.57%) JUnit
11 43 (1.94%) Jasmine
12 40 (1.80%) Grunt
13 23 (1.04%) FitNesse
14 22 (0.99%) Appium
15 20 (0.90%) TeamCity
16 19 (0.86%) TestNG
16 19 (0.86%) Ant
17 18 (0.81%) Liquibase
General
1 370 (16.68%) Finance
2 183 (8.25%) Banking
3 182 (8.21%) Retail
4 165 (7.44%) Marketing
5 149 (6.72%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.89%) Online Betting
7 57 (2.57%) Publishing
8 51 (2.30%) Law
9 43 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 42 (1.89%) Advertising
11 33 (1.49%) Back Office
12 27 (1.22%) Multimedia
13 24 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.08%) Front Office
14 22 (0.99%) Automotive
15 19 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.50%) Italian Language
17 11 (0.50%) iGaming
18 10 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1036 (46.71%) Developer
2 254 (11.45%) Java Developer
3 171 (7.71%) .NET Developer
4 141 (6.36%) Senior Developer
5 139 (6.27%) Analyst
6 120 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 115 (5.18%) Architect
8 107 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
9 104 (4.69%) Junior
10 96 (4.33%) C# Developer
11 83 (3.74%) Junior Developer
12 74 (3.34%) Games Developer
13 72 (3.25%) Tester
14 70 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
15 69 (3.11%) Web Developer
16 65 (2.93%) Graduate
17 62 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
18 55 (2.48%) Designer
19 54 (2.43%) Junior .NET Developer
20 52 (2.34%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (23.08%) HTML
2 447 (20.15%) CSS
3 314 (14.16%) .NET
4 306 (13.80%) HTML5
5 247 (11.14%) Spring
6 193 (8.70%) Web Services
7 191 (8.61%) jQuery
8 176 (7.94%) WCF
9 171 (7.71%) XML
10 159 (7.17%) ASP.NET
11 149 (6.72%) CSS3
12 146 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 138 (6.22%) ActiveMQ
14 135 (6.09%) AngularJS
15 129 (5.82%) Hibernate
16 127 (5.73%) WPF
17 102 (4.60%) REST
18 87 (3.92%) J2EE
19 84 (3.79%) JSP
19 84 (3.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 339 (15.28%) Online Games
2 223 (10.05%) Computer Science
3 218 (9.83%) Mobile App
4 200 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (5.28%) User Experience
6 92 (4.15%) iPhone
7 84 (3.79%) Social Gaming
8 83 (3.74%) Mobile Games
9 80 (3.61%) Mathematics
10 75 (3.38%) Visualisation
11 72 (3.25%) Xbox
12 53 (2.39%) Social Media
12 53 (2.39%) IPTV
13 49 (2.21%) N-Tier
14 47 (2.12%) Algorithms
15 45 (2.03%) PlayStation
16 42 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
17 39 (1.76%) iPad
18 38 (1.71%) Data Centre
19 36 (1.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 327 (14.74%) Linux
2 238 (10.73%) Android
3 186 (8.39%) Windows
4 169 (7.62%) Apple iOS
5 102 (4.60%) UNIX
6 50 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 30 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.17%) CentOS
9 24 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
12 16 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.59%) Solaris
14 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.27%) Fedora
16 5 (0.23%) Debian
17 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1129 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (24.80%) Scrum
3 539 (24.30%) TDD
4 343 (15.46%) E-Commerce
5 311 (14.02%) OO
6 251 (11.32%) BDD
7 248 (11.18%) MVC
8 230 (10.37%) Software Engineering
9 173 (7.80%) Kanban
10 159 (7.17%) Project Management
11 151 (6.81%) Open Source
12 146 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 143 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
14 138 (6.22%) Analytics
15 132 (5.95%) Web Application Development
16 120 (5.41%) Mentoring
17 114 (5.14%) DevOps
17 114 (5.14%) Multithreading
18 97 (4.37%) SDLC
19 92 (4.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 657 (29.62%) Java
2 618 (27.86%) JavaScript
3 421 (18.98%) SQL
4 392 (17.67%) C#
5 219 (9.87%) Python
6 178 (8.03%) C++
7 170 (7.66%) PHP
8 130 (5.86%) Ruby
9 84 (3.79%) ActionScript
10 77 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 63 (2.84%) C
12 57 (2.57%) VB.NET
13 49 (2.21%) Scala
14 47 (2.12%) VB
14 47 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 41 (1.85%) Perl
16 38 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
17 30 (1.35%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.26%) PowerShell
19 27 (1.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 315 (14.20%) Degree
2 40 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (1.80%) ISEB
3 38 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 36 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (1.22%) MCP
6 26 (1.17%) PhD
7 25 (1.13%) MCAD
7 25 (1.13%) MCSD
7 25 (1.13%) MCTS
8 24 (1.08%) CCNP
9 22 (0.99%) SAP Certification
10 15 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.50%) CCIP
12 10 (0.45%) CCNA
13 8 (0.36%) MCITP
14 7 (0.32%) MCSE
14 7 (0.32%) RHCE
15 5 (0.23%) CISSP
15 5 (0.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (9.74%) QA
2 20 (0.90%) SLA
3 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.77%) Docker
4 15 (0.68%) XenApp
5 13 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.45%) KVM
7 6 (0.27%) iptables
8 5 (0.23%) LXC
8 5 (0.23%) Snort
8 5 (0.23%) XenServer
9 4 (0.18%) QEMU
10 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.14%) RHEV
10 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.090%) Xen
11 2 (0.090%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.045%) Varnish
12 1 (0.045%) vCloud
12 1 (0.045%) HDFS
12 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 94 (4.24%) Puppet
2 92 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (1.80%) Nagios
4 25 (1.13%) Ansible
5 14 (0.63%) Graphite
6 13 (0.59%) CFEngine
7 12 (0.54%) Data Guard
8 11 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.50%) logstash
9 10 (0.45%) SCCM
10 9 (0.41%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.32%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.23%) Mesos
13 4 (0.18%) Bcfg2
13 4 (0.18%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.18%) Nessus
14 3 (0.14%) SCOM
14 3 (0.14%) Cacti
14 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 181 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 136 (6.13%) Oracle
3 132 (5.95%) Google
4 57 (2.57%) Cisco
5 52 (2.34%) Adobe
6 46 (2.07%) Facebook
7 41 (1.85%) SAP
8 40 (1.80%) VMware
8 40 (1.80%) Tableau
9 30 (1.35%) Apple
9 30 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.31%) Perforce
11 28 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
12 26 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.04%) TIBCO
14 20 (0.90%) F5
14 20 (0.90%) Roku
15 19 (0.86%) CheckPoint
16 18 (0.81%) Terracotta
17 16 (0.72%) Rackspace
London
Energon People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tyche Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 65k - 110k
Posted: 2 days ago