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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 16.67% 4.00% 16.67%
As % of the General category 41.67% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 40.00% 36.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 5
Average salary £40,000 £18,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.21% -38.33%
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 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Business Transformation
2 5 (55.56%) GitHub
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) TypeScript
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Redis
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Java Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior J2EE Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) JSTL
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JPA
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) WebWork
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Business Transformation
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) TypeScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware