The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 448 369 264
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -105
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 181 275 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.62% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.56% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 158 240 516
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17047 17591 20261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.21% 39.88% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13932 14313 17432
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in London

Online Games
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the London region.

Online Games Salary Trend in London

Online Games
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in London

Online 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 Online Games within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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 -38 24 £50,000 +7.52% 4
Harrow -15 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £45,000 -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 439 (100.00%) Games
2 157 (35.76%) Java
3 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (22.55%) Linux
5 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 91 (20.73%) HTML
5 91 (20.73%) Scrum
6 77 (17.54%) OO
7 72 (16.40%) E-Commerce
8 71 (16.17%) CSS
9 70 (15.95%) XML
10 67 (15.26%) SQL
10 67 (15.26%) TDD
11 62 (14.12%) HTML5
12 60 (13.67%) Marketing
13 57 (12.98%) QA
13 57 (12.98%) MVC
14 52 (11.85%) Degree
15 51 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (11.39%) iPad
17 48 (10.93%) Unit Testing
18 46 (10.48%) jQuery
18 46 (10.48%) Telecoms
18 46 (10.48%) Relational Database
19 45 (10.25%) Oracle
19 45 (10.25%) UNIX
19 45 (10.25%) Android
20 43 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (9.57%) Project Management
21 42 (9.57%) CSS3

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (8.66%) Apache
2 35 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.19%) Node.js
4 12 (2.73%) nginx
5 9 (2.05%) SAS
5 9 (2.05%) Drupal
6 6 (1.37%) MS Project Server
6 6 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.14%) CMS
7 5 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.46%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.46%) DNN
9 2 (0.46%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 35 (7.97%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (3.42%) MS Project
4 7 (1.59%) MS Office
4 7 (1.59%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.14%) SPSS
5 5 (1.14%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.91%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.10%) GitHub
2 16 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.96%) Google App Engine
4 11 (2.51%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (2.28%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.23%) SaaS
9 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.74%) Internet
2 28 (6.38%) HTTP
3 19 (4.33%) DNS
3 19 (4.33%) Firewall
4 16 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.73%) LDAP
6 8 (1.82%) SMTP
6 8 (1.82%) SSL
6 8 (1.82%) Network Security
7 7 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.59%) DHCP
8 5 (1.14%) IPv4
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.68%) NetScreen
10 2 (0.46%) SAN
11 1 (0.23%) SSH
11 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.23%) WAN
11 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 41 (9.34%) MongoDB
4 40 (9.11%) NoSQL
4 40 (9.11%) MySQL
5 36 (8.20%) RDBMS
6 32 (7.29%) SQL Server
6 32 (7.29%) Hadoop
7 29 (6.61%) Neo4j
8 26 (5.92%) DB2
8 26 (5.92%) DataStage
8 26 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
9 25 (5.69%) OLAP
9 25 (5.69%) OLTP
9 25 (5.69%) Apache Hive
9 25 (5.69%) Oracle OLAP
10 24 (5.47%) Big Data
11 18 (4.10%) Cognos Impromptu
12 16 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (3.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.47%) Talend Open Studio
3 21 (4.78%) JUnit
4 20 (4.56%) Subversion
5 15 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.19%) Maven
6 14 (3.19%) Selenium
7 13 (2.96%) Xcode
7 13 (2.96%) JIRA
7 13 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.96%) Mercurial
8 12 (2.73%) Grunt
8 12 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.82%) Hudson
10 5 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.14%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (1.14%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.91%) Moq
11 4 (0.91%) PostSharp
General
1 439 (100.00%) Games
2 60 (13.67%) Marketing
3 46 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 32 (7.29%) Finance
5 30 (6.83%) Online Betting
6 22 (5.01%) Retail
7 8 (1.82%) Advertising
8 7 (1.59%) iGaming
9 6 (1.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.68%) Turkish Language
11 2 (0.46%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.46%) French Language
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 223 (50.80%) Developer
2 50 (11.39%) Java Developer
3 46 (10.48%) Analyst
4 37 (8.43%) Web Developer
5 32 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.92%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 24 (5.47%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 22 (5.01%) Front-End Developer
9 20 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.87%) Database Developer
12 16 (3.64%) Data Analyst
12 16 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 16 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (3.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (3.42%) iOS Developer
14 13 (2.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 13 (2.96%) Mobile Developer
14 13 (2.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (20.73%) HTML
2 71 (16.17%) CSS
3 70 (15.95%) XML
4 62 (14.12%) HTML5
5 46 (10.48%) jQuery
6 42 (9.57%) CSS3
7 40 (9.11%) Flash
7 40 (9.11%) Spring
8 39 (8.88%) JSON
9 36 (8.20%) JSP
10 33 (7.52%) Ajax
11 31 (7.06%) SOAP
12 29 (6.61%) XSLT
13 28 (6.38%) Web Services
14 25 (5.69%) .NET
15 21 (4.78%) RESTful
16 19 (4.33%) Java EE
17 18 (4.10%) ASP.NET
18 17 (3.87%) J2EE
18 17 (3.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.39%) iPad
2 35 (7.97%) Social Media
3 33 (7.52%) Computer Science
4 29 (6.61%) iPhone
5 27 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 23 (5.24%) Social Gaming
7 22 (5.01%) Mathematics
8 14 (3.19%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.73%) W3C
9 12 (2.73%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.73%) Mobile Games
9 12 (2.73%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (2.73%) Web 2.0
10 11 (2.51%) New Media
11 10 (2.28%) Open Source
12 9 (2.05%) Visualisation
12 9 (2.05%) Blog
13 8 (1.82%) Data Integration
13 8 (1.82%) Video on Demand
13 8 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (22.55%) Linux
2 45 (10.25%) UNIX
2 45 (10.25%) Android
3 33 (7.52%) Windows
4 27 (6.15%) CentOS
5 24 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.73%) Scrum
3 77 (17.54%) OO
4 72 (16.40%) E-Commerce
5 67 (15.26%) TDD
6 57 (12.98%) MVC
7 48 (10.93%) Unit Testing
8 43 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (9.57%) Project Management
10 41 (9.34%) Analytics
11 39 (8.88%) DevOps
11 39 (8.88%) ETL
11 39 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 38 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (7.29%) Game Development
14 29 (6.61%) Multithreading
14 29 (6.61%) OOP
15 28 (6.38%) Dimensional Modelling
16 23 (5.24%) Online Marketing
16 23 (5.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.76%) Java
2 91 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 67 (15.26%) SQL
4 37 (8.43%) Python
5 33 (7.52%) C#
6 31 (7.06%) Scala
7 26 (5.92%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.92%) Ruby
8 24 (5.47%) Perl
9 19 (4.33%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.42%) PHP
11 14 (3.19%) F#
12 13 (2.96%) ActionScript
13 12 (2.73%) XPath
14 9 (2.05%) R
14 9 (2.05%) ActionScript 3.0
15 8 (1.82%) Clojure
15 8 (1.82%) AWK
15 8 (1.82%) Lua
16 7 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (11.85%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) PhD
3 9 (2.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.82%) ISEB
5 6 (1.37%) MBA
6 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.46%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.98%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.28%) VMware ESX
3 9 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.82%) KVM
5 1 (0.23%) Docker
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (5.01%) Puppet
2 14 (3.19%) Nagios
3 12 (2.73%) Opsview
4 11 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.28%) Cobbler
5 10 (2.28%) Munin
6 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.46%) Cacti
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.46%) collectd
6 2 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (10.25%) Oracle
2 33 (7.52%) VMware
3 30 (6.83%) IBM
4 28 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 26 (5.92%) Informatica
5 26 (5.92%) Sybase
5 26 (5.92%) Google
6 25 (5.69%) Microsoft
7 24 (5.47%) Talend
8 22 (5.01%) Facebook
9 19 (4.33%) Cisco
10 15 (3.42%) Splunk
11 13 (2.96%) F5
12 12 (2.73%) Symbian
12 12 (2.73%) Twitter
13 7 (1.59%) JBoss
13 7 (1.59%) HP
13 7 (1.59%) Tableau
14 6 (1.37%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.37%) Lotus
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