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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 93 132 92
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -40
Permanent jobs citing Games 1309 1060 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.25% 2.38% 3.20%
As % of the General category 6.18% 4.39% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 900 1288
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 £30,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
21166 24122 26686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.50% 54.25% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18065 19793 21836
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +49 120 £55,000 - 30
Feltham +4 10 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Harrow -3 5 £55,000 -
Twickenham - 5 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf +9 3 £105,000 +320.00%
Uxbridge +6 3 £35,000 - 1
Bromley 0 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Docklands, London - 2 £37,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £41,500 -
Chessington - 1 £32,500 -
Edgware - 1 £62,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1333 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (32.20%) Java
3 708 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 642 (25.09%) TDD
5 552 (21.57%) Online Games
6 536 (20.95%) HTML
7 466 (18.21%) Scrum
8 463 (18.09%) CSS
9 457 (17.86%) C#
10 448 (17.51%) Linux
11 411 (16.06%) SQL
12 392 (15.32%) .NET
13 383 (14.97%) Degree
14 331 (12.93%) HTML5
15 329 (12.86%) BDD
16 327 (12.78%) SQL Server
17 310 (12.11%) E-Commerce
18 308 (12.04%) Python
19 306 (11.96%) Software Engineering
20 301 (11.76%) Spring
21 297 (11.61%) MVC
22 283 (11.06%) Finance
22 283 (11.06%) NoSQL
23 249 (9.73%) Git (software)
24 245 (9.57%) Web Services
25 242 (9.46%) OO
26 237 (9.26%) ASP.NET
27 236 (9.22%) MySQL
27 236 (9.22%) Node.js
28 233 (9.11%) AngularJS

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
1 236 (9.22%) Node.js
2 76 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 72 (2.81%) Apache
4 64 (2.50%) CMS
5 59 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (1.48%) Mule
6 38 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 30 (1.17%) OpenStack
8 28 (1.09%) MS Exchange
9 26 (1.02%) SharePoint
10 25 (0.98%) SAS
11 21 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 20 (0.78%) Confluence
13 17 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.63%) IIS
15 15 (0.59%) Apache Pig
16 13 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (0.47%) IPython
17 12 (0.47%) nginx
17 12 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 105 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 87 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 61 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.94%) MS Office
6 23 (0.90%) Fireworks
6 23 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
8 16 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.63%) Maya
9 12 (0.47%) 3ds Max
9 12 (0.47%) SPSS
10 4 (0.16%) MS Project
11 3 (0.12%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.078%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.078%) MODO
13 1 (0.039%) Blender
13 1 (0.039%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.23%) Eloqua
2 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.078%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.078%) Shopify
5 2 (0.078%) Summit
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.039%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.039%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 177 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (2.77%) SaaS
3 54 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (1.64%) GitHub
6 30 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (1.09%) Google Play
7 28 (1.09%) PaaS
8 24 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.94%) Google App Engine
9 20 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
11 15 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 15 (0.59%) Route 53
12 12 (0.47%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.27%) IaaS
13 7 (0.27%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.96%) Internet
2 38 (1.48%) Firewall
3 36 (1.41%) WAN
4 35 (1.37%) LAN
5 31 (1.21%) HTTP
6 27 (1.06%) VoIP
7 24 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 21 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (0.78%) Wireless
10 19 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (0.59%) Ethernet
12 14 (0.55%) MPLS
12 14 (0.55%) VPN
13 13 (0.51%) 802.11
13 13 (0.51%) DSL
13 13 (0.51%) GPRS
13 13 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (0.51%) WebEx
14 12 (0.47%) ADSL
14 12 (0.47%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 283 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 236 (9.22%) MySQL
4 218 (8.52%) MongoDB
5 172 (6.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 158 (6.17%) Big Data
7 141 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 123 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
9 122 (4.77%) Hadoop
10 106 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
11 79 (3.09%) Redis
12 60 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 59 (2.31%) Neo4j
14 41 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 40 (1.56%) Hazelcast
16 38 (1.48%) OLAP
17 37 (1.45%) Apache Hive
18 33 (1.29%) Oracle Database
18 33 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 249 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 149 (5.82%) Jenkins
3 124 (4.85%) Maven
4 119 (4.65%) JIRA
5 111 (4.34%) Selenium
6 99 (3.87%) NUnit
7 90 (3.52%) Subversion
8 87 (3.40%) JUnit
9 79 (3.09%) Rhino Mocks
10 72 (2.81%) Grunt
11 59 (2.31%) Cucumber
12 53 (2.07%) Moq
13 45 (1.76%) Visual Studio
14 38 (1.48%) Gradle
15 30 (1.17%) WebDriver
16 29 (1.13%) Ant
16 29 (1.13%) Axure RP
16 29 (1.13%) Jasmine
17 25 (0.98%) gulp
18 24 (0.94%) Ranorex
General
1 283 (11.06%) Finance
2 209 (8.17%) Marketing
3 155 (6.06%) Retail
4 142 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 79 (3.09%) Banking
6 60 (2.34%) Advertising
7 57 (2.23%) Front Office
7 57 (2.23%) Online Betting
8 38 (1.48%) Publishing
9 32 (1.25%) Legal
10 31 (1.21%) Law
11 22 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.70%) iGaming
13 12 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.43%) Electronics
14 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.43%) Polish Language
15 9 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1440 (56.27%) Developer
2 399 (15.59%) Java Developer
3 336 (13.13%) Games Developer
4 267 (10.43%) .NET Developer
5 241 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 210 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 194 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 169 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 120 (4.69%) Junior
10 119 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 117 (4.57%) Analyst
12 115 (4.49%) Agile Developer
13 103 (4.03%) C++ Developer
14 102 (3.99%) Junior Developer
15 99 (3.87%) HTML Developer
16 86 (3.36%) Architect
17 83 (3.24%) Java Games Developer
18 79 (3.09%) Designer
19 77 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
19 77 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (20.95%) HTML
2 463 (18.09%) CSS
3 392 (15.32%) .NET
4 331 (12.93%) HTML5
5 301 (11.76%) Spring
6 245 (9.57%) Web Services
7 237 (9.26%) ASP.NET
8 233 (9.11%) AngularJS
9 214 (8.36%) jQuery
10 189 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 189 (7.39%) CSS3
11 181 (7.07%) WCF
12 162 (6.33%) XML
13 160 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 148 (5.78%) REST
15 134 (5.24%) RESTful
16 124 (4.85%) Hibernate
17 109 (4.26%) WPF
18 102 (3.99%) ActiveMQ
19 100 (3.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 552 (21.57%) Online Games
2 218 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 217 (8.48%) Computer Science
4 169 (6.60%) User Experience
5 133 (5.20%) Mobile App
6 113 (4.42%) Mobile Games
7 90 (3.52%) Mathematics
8 76 (2.97%) Algorithms
9 61 (2.38%) Visualisation
10 60 (2.34%) Statistics
11 52 (2.03%) Social Media
12 47 (1.84%) Data Structures
13 44 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
14 43 (1.68%) PlayStation
15 40 (1.56%) Fintech
16 39 (1.52%) N-Tier
17 33 (1.29%) Online Gambling
17 33 (1.29%) Physics
18 32 (1.25%) iPhone
19 30 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 448 (17.51%) Linux
2 163 (6.37%) Android
2 163 (6.37%) Apple iOS
3 160 (6.25%) Windows
4 142 (5.55%) Unix
5 53 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 42 (1.64%) CentOS
7 25 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.66%) Solaris
9 15 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.23%) Fedora
12 6 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.20%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1333 (52.09%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (25.09%) TDD
3 466 (18.21%) Scrum
4 329 (12.86%) BDD
5 310 (12.11%) E-Commerce
6 306 (11.96%) Software Engineering
7 297 (11.61%) MVC
8 242 (9.46%) OO
9 229 (8.95%) DevOps
10 196 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 186 (7.27%) Open Source
12 166 (6.49%) Analytics
13 158 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 158 (6.17%) Web Application Development
14 156 (6.10%) Front End Development
15 153 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
16 148 (5.78%) Web Development
17 147 (5.74%) Kanban
18 136 (5.31%) OOP
19 131 (5.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 824 (32.20%) Java
2 708 (27.67%) JavaScript
3 457 (17.86%) C#
4 411 (16.06%) SQL
5 308 (12.04%) Python
6 226 (8.83%) C++
6 226 (8.83%) PHP
7 166 (6.49%) Ruby
8 152 (5.94%) Scala
9 69 (2.70%) C
10 66 (2.58%) Perl
11 64 (2.50%) F#
12 55 (2.15%) Objective-C
12 55 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 53 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 53 (2.07%) VB.NET
14 52 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 49 (1.91%) ActionScript
16 42 (1.64%) R
17 38 (1.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 383 (14.97%) Degree
2 47 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (1.29%) PhD
4 28 (1.09%) CCNP
4 28 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (0.98%) MCAD
5 25 (0.98%) MCP
5 25 (0.98%) MCSD
5 25 (0.98%) MCTS
6 22 (0.86%) CCNA
7 19 (0.74%) MCSA
8 15 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.55%) CCSA
10 13 (0.51%) CCIE
10 13 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.47%) ISEB
12 11 (0.43%) CCSP
12 11 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.31%) MCSE
14 7 (0.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (8.44%) QA
2 23 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.43%) SLA
5 8 (0.31%) SDET
6 2 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.039%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (3.13%) Docker
2 45 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (0.63%) Varnish
5 13 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.39%) KVM
7 8 (0.31%) Postfix
7 8 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.27%) HDFS
9 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.23%) QEMU
9 6 (0.23%) RHEV
10 5 (0.20%) etcd
11 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.12%) iptables
12 2 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.078%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.078%) Snort
Systems Management
1 116 (4.53%) Puppet
2 104 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.07%) Ansible
4 44 (1.72%) Nagios
5 24 (0.94%) yum
6 15 (0.59%) Data Guard
7 14 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.35%) CFEngine
9 9 (0.35%) Icinga
10 7 (0.27%) Cacti
11 6 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.23%) Packer
11 6 (0.23%) Riemann
11 6 (0.23%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.20%) Mesos
12 5 (0.20%) OpenNMS
12 5 (0.20%) SCCM
12 5 (0.20%) systemd
Vendors
1 173 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 134 (5.24%) Google
3 121 (4.73%) Oracle
4 57 (2.23%) Adobe
5 51 (1.99%) VMware
6 48 (1.88%) Facebook
7 47 (1.84%) Cisco
8 36 (1.41%) Tableau
9 35 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 31 (1.21%) Apple
11 29 (1.13%) Citrix
12 26 (1.02%) Splunk
13 25 (0.98%) Zend
14 23 (0.90%) AppDynamics
14 23 (0.90%) Juniper
14 23 (0.90%) PayPal
15 19 (0.74%) F5
16 16 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.59%) CheckPoint
18 14 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 75k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + 10% Pension* and wider benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £80000 per annum + pension, equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Equity + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Training Budgets
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, 25 Days Holiday + More
Posted: 5 days ago