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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 110 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 1125 1364 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.67% 3.17% 3.36%
As % of the General category 4.94% 5.86% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1069 1258
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,600 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
22759 23292 23335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.08% 54.12% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18914 18584 19468
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -17 203 £52,500 -4.54% 31
Harrow +12 10 - -
Feltham - 7 £30,000 - 1
Hammersmith -1 5 £50,000 -
Teddington +2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £25,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £52,500 -
Mayfair 0 1 - -
Chiswick -9 1 £62,500 +60.25%
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1072 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (26.79%) Java
3 478 (22.08%) TDD
4 475 (21.94%) JavaScript
5 472 (21.80%) HTML
6 443 (20.46%) Scrum
7 413 (19.08%) SQL
8 389 (17.97%) CSS
9 362 (16.72%) Linux
10 353 (16.30%) C#
10 353 (16.30%) Finance
11 349 (16.12%) E-Commerce
12 317 (14.64%) OO
13 302 (13.95%) Online Games
14 290 (13.39%) HTML5
15 285 (13.16%) Degree
16 282 (13.03%) .NET
17 264 (12.19%) MVC
18 258 (11.92%) Android
19 248 (11.45%) BDD
20 240 (11.09%) SQL Server
21 235 (10.85%) QA
22 224 (10.35%) MySQL
23 223 (10.30%) Spring
24 220 (10.16%) Python
25 209 (9.65%) Git (software)
26 193 (8.91%) Apple iOS
27 186 (8.59%) Software Engineering
28 180 (8.31%) Retail
29 179 (8.27%) Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.74%) Node.js
2 110 (5.08%) Apache
3 47 (2.17%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.94%) Drupal
5 39 (1.80%) CMS
6 38 (1.76%) IIS
7 26 (1.20%) JBoss
8 25 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
10 23 (1.06%) SAS
11 21 (0.97%) Confluence
12 19 (0.88%) nginx
13 18 (0.83%) WordPress
14 15 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (0.65%) Mule
15 14 (0.65%) Liferay
15 14 (0.65%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.60%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 87 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 57 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 43 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (1.02%) MS Office
6 20 (0.92%) SPSS
7 16 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.51%) MS Project
9 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.28%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.18%) InDesign
13 2 (0.092%) HipChat
14 1 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.046%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.046%) Weka
14 1 (0.046%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.046%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 14 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.32%) SAP SD
4 7 (0.32%) Magento
5 6 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.046%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.046%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.93%) SaaS
2 69 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.06%) GitHub
5 15 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.32%) Heroku
11 6 (0.28%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.23%) PaaS
12 5 (0.23%) IaaS
13 3 (0.14%) Route 53
14 2 (0.092%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.092%) Office 365
14 2 (0.092%) Trello
15 1 (0.046%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.046%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.046%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.54%) Internet
2 60 (2.77%) HTTP
2 60 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 53 (2.45%) Firewall
4 45 (2.08%) DNS
5 37 (1.71%) SSH
6 29 (1.34%) LAN
7 27 (1.25%) SAN
8 22 (1.02%) SMTP
8 22 (1.02%) FTP
9 21 (0.97%) Intranet
10 16 (0.74%) Telnet
11 12 (0.55%) DMZ
11 12 (0.55%) IMAP
12 11 (0.51%) BGP
13 10 (0.46%) IPv4
13 10 (0.46%) IPv6
13 10 (0.46%) DHCP
13 10 (0.46%) WAN
14 9 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (11.09%) SQL Server
2 224 (10.35%) MySQL
3 136 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 107 (4.94%) Big Data
5 98 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
6 94 (4.34%) MongoDB
7 70 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 66 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
9 54 (2.49%) Hadoop
10 43 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
11 33 (1.52%) Hazelcast
11 33 (1.52%) Neo4j
12 30 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 20 (0.92%) Redis
17 20 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 209 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.84%) Subversion
3 135 (6.24%) Maven
4 118 (5.45%) JIRA
5 109 (5.03%) NUnit
6 94 (4.34%) Jenkins
7 91 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 91 (4.20%) JUnit
8 88 (4.06%) Selenium
9 85 (3.93%) Jasmine
10 71 (3.28%) Cucumber
11 69 (3.19%) Moq
12 56 (2.59%) WebDriver
13 43 (1.99%) Ant
14 34 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
15 28 (1.29%) Grunt
16 27 (1.25%) Eclipse
16 27 (1.25%) TeamCity
17 24 (1.11%) Visual Studio
18 23 (1.06%) Mocha
General
1 353 (16.30%) Finance
2 180 (8.31%) Retail
3 179 (8.27%) Marketing
4 137 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 120 (5.54%) Banking
6 69 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 69 (3.19%) Online Betting
7 67 (3.09%) Advertising
8 48 (2.22%) Publishing
9 32 (1.48%) iGaming
10 27 (1.25%) Billing
11 22 (1.02%) Law
12 18 (0.83%) Back Office
13 15 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.69%) French Language
14 14 (0.65%) Front Office
14 14 (0.65%) Automotive
15 13 (0.60%) Electronics
16 12 (0.55%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 954 (44.06%) Developer
2 240 (11.09%) Java Developer
3 170 (7.85%) Analyst
4 147 (6.79%) .NET Developer
5 140 (6.47%) Senior Developer
6 113 (5.22%) Project Manager
7 104 (4.80%) Administrator
8 100 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 97 (4.48%) Architect
10 95 (4.39%) Junior
11 93 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 85 (3.93%) Business Analyst
13 82 (3.79%) Consultant
14 80 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
15 74 (3.42%) Junior Developer
16 63 (2.91%) Designer
17 59 (2.73%) Web Developer
18 58 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
19 57 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
20 56 (2.59%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (21.80%) HTML
2 389 (17.97%) CSS
3 290 (13.39%) HTML5
4 282 (13.03%) .NET
5 223 (10.30%) Spring
6 168 (7.76%) ASP.NET
7 155 (7.16%) Web Services
8 154 (7.11%) WCF
9 151 (6.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 145 (6.70%) XML
11 119 (5.50%) J2EE
12 116 (5.36%) RESTful
13 114 (5.27%) jQuery
14 109 (5.03%) REST
15 107 (4.94%) CSS3
15 107 (4.94%) Flash
16 106 (4.90%) AngularJS
17 100 (4.62%) Hibernate
18 99 (4.57%) ActiveMQ
19 87 (4.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 302 (13.95%) Online Games
2 166 (7.67%) Mobile App
3 164 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 158 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 148 (6.84%) Open Source
6 136 (6.28%) User Experience
7 104 (4.80%) iPhone
8 103 (4.76%) Mobile Games
9 84 (3.88%) iPad
10 69 (3.19%) Mathematics
11 55 (2.54%) Algorithms
12 43 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 41 (1.89%) Xbox
14 40 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
14 40 (1.85%) N-Tier
14 40 (1.85%) Management Information System
15 37 (1.71%) Social Media
16 34 (1.57%) Social Gaming
17 32 (1.48%) Client/Server
17 32 (1.48%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 362 (16.72%) Linux
2 258 (11.92%) Android
3 193 (8.91%) Apple iOS
4 176 (8.13%) Windows
5 154 (7.11%) UNIX
6 53 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 41 (1.89%) Mac OS X
9 34 (1.57%) CentOS
10 26 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 24 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.97%) Debian
13 18 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.79%) Solaris
15 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.18%) AIX
20 3 (0.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1072 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (22.08%) TDD
3 443 (20.46%) Scrum
4 349 (16.12%) E-Commerce
5 317 (14.64%) OO
6 264 (12.19%) MVC
7 248 (11.45%) BDD
8 186 (8.59%) Software Engineering
9 163 (7.53%) Project Management
10 151 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
11 149 (6.88%) DevOps
12 142 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
13 137 (6.33%) Web Application Development
14 131 (6.05%) Mentoring
15 118 (5.45%) Kanban
16 108 (4.99%) Analytics
17 91 (4.20%) Web Development
18 88 (4.06%) iOS Development
19 87 (4.02%) Multithreading
19 87 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 580 (26.79%) Java
2 475 (21.94%) JavaScript
3 413 (19.08%) SQL
4 353 (16.30%) C#
5 220 (10.16%) Python
6 147 (6.79%) PHP
7 137 (6.33%) Ruby
8 122 (5.64%) C++
9 100 (4.62%) Bash Shell
10 78 (3.60%) ActionScript
11 75 (3.46%) Objective-C
12 74 (3.42%) Perl
13 63 (2.91%) C
14 52 (2.40%) VB.NET
15 50 (2.31%) Shell Script
16 47 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
17 44 (2.03%) Scala
18 34 (1.57%) VB
19 25 (1.15%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 285 (13.16%) Degree
2 41 (1.89%) SAP Certification
3 36 (1.66%) ISEB
4 30 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.29%) CISSP
6 27 (1.25%) MCP
6 27 (1.25%) MCAD
6 27 (1.25%) MCSD
6 27 (1.25%) CISM
6 27 (1.25%) MCTS
6 27 (1.25%) VCP4
7 26 (1.20%) CISA
8 22 (1.02%) PhD
9 20 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.69%) MBA
11 14 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.65%) RHCE
11 14 (0.65%) CRISC
12 10 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (10.85%) QA
2 36 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.092%) WAI
6 2 (0.092%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.69%) XenApp
3 15 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 11 (0.51%) Docker
5 8 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.37%) vSphere
5 8 (0.37%) Postfix
5 8 (0.37%) Sendmail
6 7 (0.32%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.28%) NFS
8 5 (0.23%) Xen
9 3 (0.14%) Varnish
9 3 (0.14%) Ceph
9 3 (0.14%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.092%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 115 (5.31%) Puppet
2 106 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.45%) Nagios
4 26 (1.20%) ZABBIX
5 17 (0.79%) Ansible
6 13 (0.60%) Graphite
7 12 (0.55%) logstash
8 11 (0.51%) Cacti
9 10 (0.46%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.28%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.23%) Opsview
13 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.18%) WSUS
13 4 (0.18%) yum
13 4 (0.18%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.18%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.14%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 143 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 122 (5.64%) Oracle
3 110 (5.08%) Google
4 83 (3.83%) Adobe
5 64 (2.96%) SAP
6 57 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (2.12%) VMware
8 43 (1.99%) Facebook
9 39 (1.80%) Cisco
10 38 (1.76%) Sony
11 34 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.39%) Apple
13 24 (1.11%) Business Objects
14 22 (1.02%) HP
15 21 (0.97%) TIBCO
16 20 (0.92%) Tableau
17 19 (0.88%) Cognos
18 18 (0.83%) hybris
18 18 (0.83%) Netezza
18 18 (0.83%) Zend
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Pollinate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Blue Glue
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago