The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 16.67% 18.18% -
As % of the General category 22.22% 26.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
London

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

General Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 75.00% 68.18% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,571 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £31,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Games
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Games Salary Trend in Westminster

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) WebWork
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Redis
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior J2EE Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) Struts
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) WebWork
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) JSTL
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) JPA
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) VMware