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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 18 1
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster - 5.88% 62.50%
As % of the General category - 75.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
13 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 44.83% 7.84% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 12
Average salary £84,500 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
1 5 (100.00%) Dart

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 5 (100.00%) Dart