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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 89 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 1353 1455 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.85% 3.24% 3.16%
As % of the General category 5.33% 5.99% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1197 1498
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
25406 24307 27801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.54% 54.09% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20474 19908 24024
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -54 236 £52,500 +5.00% 54
Hammersmith +19 42 £37,500 - 1
Harrow -5 15 £58,750 +23.68%
Chessington - 15 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 15 £40,000 -
Westminster -5 4 - - 1
Feltham +11 3 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £67,500 -
Wimbledon -12 2 £36,250 +36.79%
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £52,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 914 (31.60%) Java
2 701 (24.24%) Scrum
3 689 (23.82%) JavaScript
4 659 (22.79%) HTML
5 627 (21.68%) TDD
6 576 (19.92%) CSS
7 567 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
8 548 (18.95%) C#
9 505 (17.46%) SQL
10 482 (16.67%) Degree
11 467 (16.15%) OO
12 461 (15.94%) Linux
13 446 (15.42%) HTML5
14 433 (14.97%) Online Games
15 421 (14.56%) Finance
16 399 (13.80%) .NET
17 386 (13.35%) MVC
18 362 (12.52%) QA
19 354 (12.24%) SQL Server
20 333 (11.51%) Marketing
21 323 (11.17%) Computer Science
22 314 (10.86%) Software Engineering
23 313 (10.82%) Python
24 307 (10.62%) E-Commerce
25 295 (10.20%) Android
26 279 (9.65%) BDD
27 275 (9.51%) XML
28 270 (9.34%) jQuery
29 260 (8.99%) Apple iOS
30 256 (8.85%) CSS3

Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 138 (4.77%) Tomcat
2 130 (4.50%) Node.js
3 129 (4.46%) Apache
4 55 (1.90%) CMS
5 45 (1.56%) Drupal
6 41 (1.42%) IIS
6 41 (1.42%) SAS
7 38 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (1.21%) Confluence
9 25 (0.86%) nginx
10 23 (0.80%) SharePoint
11 22 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.73%) WordPress
13 20 (0.69%) OpenStack
14 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (0.48%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.35%) Mule
18 8 (0.28%) MS Exchange
19 6 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 147 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 132 (4.56%) Photoshop
3 83 (2.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (1.45%) MS Project
5 39 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.83%) SPSS
7 23 (0.80%) MS Office
8 17 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.31%) InDesign
11 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
11 7 (0.24%) Maya
12 6 (0.21%) S-PLUS
12 6 (0.21%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.10%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.035%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.035%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 19 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
4 8 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.069%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.035%) Magento
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 83 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.24%) SaaS
3 31 (1.07%) GitHub
3 31 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (0.62%) PaaS
7 16 (0.55%) Google App Engine
8 15 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.48%) Office 365
10 13 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.069%) IaaS
13 2 (0.069%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.035%) Route 53
14 1 (0.035%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.035%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 216 (7.47%) Internet
2 123 (4.25%) HTTP
3 59 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 40 (1.38%) Firewall
5 38 (1.31%) DNS
6 26 (0.90%) Broadband
7 22 (0.76%) DHCP
7 22 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (0.76%) SSH
8 21 (0.73%) SMS
8 21 (0.73%) SSL
9 15 (0.52%) Network Security
9 15 (0.52%) SAN
10 14 (0.48%) IPv4
11 13 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.45%) LDAP
12 12 (0.41%) LAN
12 12 (0.41%) SMTP
12 12 (0.41%) MPLS
13 11 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 250 (8.64%) MySQL
3 195 (6.74%) Big Data
4 158 (5.46%) NoSQL
5 152 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 149 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 134 (4.63%) Hadoop
9 101 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 95 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 75 (2.59%) Redis
12 60 (2.07%) Apache Hive
13 54 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 53 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 53 (1.83%) OLAP
15 51 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 45 (1.56%) OLTP
17 44 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
18 43 (1.49%) DB2
19 42 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 239 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 201 (6.95%) Subversion
3 180 (6.22%) Maven
4 172 (5.95%) JIRA
5 151 (5.22%) Jenkins
6 146 (5.05%) JUnit
7 133 (4.60%) Selenium
8 112 (3.87%) Ant
9 110 (3.80%) NUnit
10 86 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
11 80 (2.77%) Cucumber
12 68 (2.35%) WebDriver
13 62 (2.14%) Moq
14 60 (2.07%) Eclipse
15 52 (1.80%) Grunt
16 51 (1.76%) Mercurial
17 49 (1.69%) Jasmine
18 48 (1.66%) Visual Studio
19 45 (1.56%) Xcode
20 44 (1.52%) FitNesse
General
1 421 (14.56%) Finance
2 333 (11.51%) Marketing
3 206 (7.12%) Retail
4 137 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 105 (3.63%) Publishing
6 103 (3.56%) Banking
7 76 (2.63%) Advertising
8 64 (2.21%) Online Betting
9 32 (1.11%) Front Office
10 27 (0.93%) Automotive
11 26 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 25 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 22 (0.76%) Legal
14 21 (0.73%) Law
15 18 (0.62%) Back Office
15 18 (0.62%) iGaming
16 16 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.48%) Billing
17 14 (0.48%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1402 (48.48%) Developer
2 306 (10.58%) Java Developer
3 202 (6.98%) Analyst
4 195 (6.74%) Senior Developer
5 186 (6.43%) .NET Developer
6 162 (5.60%) Software Developer
7 138 (4.77%) Project Manager
8 135 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 121 (4.18%) Junior
10 117 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 112 (3.87%) Web Developer
12 101 (3.49%) Architect
13 100 (3.46%) Graduate
14 87 (3.01%) Junior Developer
15 83 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
16 82 (2.84%) Designer
17 81 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
18 78 (2.70%) Business Analyst
19 74 (2.56%) Consultant
20 71 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 659 (22.79%) HTML
2 576 (19.92%) CSS
3 446 (15.42%) HTML5
4 399 (13.80%) .NET
5 275 (9.51%) XML
6 270 (9.34%) jQuery
7 256 (8.85%) CSS3
8 239 (8.26%) Spring
9 234 (8.09%) ASP.NET
10 225 (7.78%) Web Services
11 198 (6.85%) Ajax
12 187 (6.47%) WCF
13 174 (6.02%) JSON
14 171 (5.91%) J2EE
15 170 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 161 (5.57%) Flash
17 149 (5.15%) SOAP
18 135 (4.67%) REST
19 126 (4.36%) Java EE
20 125 (4.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 433 (14.97%) Online Games
2 323 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 180 (6.22%) Mobile App
4 160 (5.53%) Mobile Games
5 136 (4.70%) Mathematics
6 124 (4.29%) Open Source
7 119 (4.11%) Social Media
8 103 (3.56%) iPad
9 100 (3.46%) iPhone
10 85 (2.94%) Social Gaming
11 81 (2.80%) Client/Server
12 72 (2.49%) Social Network
13 60 (2.07%) Visualisation
14 59 (2.04%) Hedge funds
15 49 (1.69%) Animation
16 48 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (1.56%) N-Tier
18 43 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
19 42 (1.45%) Physics
20 41 (1.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 461 (15.94%) Linux
2 295 (10.20%) Android
3 260 (8.99%) Apple iOS
4 204 (7.05%) Windows
5 193 (6.67%) UNIX
6 97 (3.35%) Ubuntu
7 78 (2.70%) CentOS
8 55 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (1.66%) Debian
10 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.62%) Solaris
11 18 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.069%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (24.24%) Scrum
2 627 (21.68%) TDD
3 567 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 467 (16.15%) OO
5 386 (13.35%) MVC
6 314 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 307 (10.62%) E-Commerce
8 279 (9.65%) BDD
9 217 (7.50%) OOP
10 210 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
11 194 (6.71%) Unit Testing
12 189 (6.54%) Project Management
12 189 (6.54%) Analytics
13 182 (6.29%) Multithreading
14 170 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 166 (5.74%) Web Application Development
16 163 (5.64%) Kanban
17 152 (5.26%) DevOps
18 143 (4.94%) Game Development
19 138 (4.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 914 (31.60%) Java
2 689 (23.82%) JavaScript
3 548 (18.95%) C#
4 505 (17.46%) SQL
5 313 (10.82%) Python
6 246 (8.51%) C++
7 217 (7.50%) PHP
8 170 (5.88%) Ruby
9 153 (5.29%) Scala
10 116 (4.01%) ActionScript
11 111 (3.84%) Objective-C
12 102 (3.53%) C
13 89 (3.08%) Bash Shell
14 69 (2.39%) ActionScript 3.0
15 65 (2.25%) Perl
15 65 (2.25%) T-SQL
16 64 (2.21%) F#
17 60 (2.07%) R
18 57 (1.97%) Shell Script
19 55 (1.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 482 (16.67%) Degree
2 125 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (3.56%) MCSD
4 94 (3.25%) MCTS
5 92 (3.18%) MCP
6 91 (3.15%) MCAD
7 55 (1.90%) PhD
8 29 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 28 (0.97%) ISEB
10 21 (0.73%) Security Cleared
11 13 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.45%) MCSE
12 12 (0.41%) MCPD
13 8 (0.28%) CCNP
13 8 (0.28%) CEH
13 8 (0.28%) OSCP
13 8 (0.28%) OSCE
14 7 (0.24%) MCITP
14 7 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (12.52%) QA
2 31 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.35%) SLA
6 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.069%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.035%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.66%) KVM
4 17 (0.59%) VMware ESX
5 13 (0.45%) HDFS
6 10 (0.35%) Varnish
7 5 (0.17%) Xen
8 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.10%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (0.10%) Docker
9 3 (0.10%) XenServer
10 2 (0.069%) NFS
10 2 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.069%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.069%) vSphere
11 1 (0.035%) vCloud
11 1 (0.035%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.035%) XenApp
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 132 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
2 114 (3.94%) Puppet
3 62 (2.14%) Nagios
4 22 (0.76%) logstash
5 17 (0.59%) Opsview
6 14 (0.48%) YUM
7 13 (0.45%) Cobbler
8 12 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.41%) Capistrano
9 10 (0.35%) Munin
9 10 (0.35%) Ansible
10 9 (0.31%) Cacti
11 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.21%) SCCM
13 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.10%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.10%) SCOM
14 3 (0.10%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.10%) MOM
15 2 (0.069%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 239 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 173 (5.98%) Oracle
3 154 (5.33%) Google
4 91 (3.15%) Facebook
5 80 (2.77%) VMware
6 73 (2.52%) JBoss
7 72 (2.49%) Adobe
8 60 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 53 (1.83%) Cisco
10 45 (1.56%) Twitter
11 41 (1.42%) Splunk
12 40 (1.38%) Informatica
13 32 (1.11%) Cognos
14 31 (1.07%) Panasonic
14 31 (1.07%) Sybase
14 31 (1.07%) IBM
15 28 (0.97%) Zend
15 28 (0.97%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.97%) Talend
16 27 (0.93%) HP
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