Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 328 367
Rank change year-on-year +2 +39 +61
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.12% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 7
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.62% -40.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £57,500 £26,250 £46,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £82,750
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +46.15% -38.10% +25.00%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,483 9,534 12,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.85% 89.21% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8,465 8,665 11,223
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in the City of London

Game Development
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in the City of London.

Salary trend for Game Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PhD

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Games Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk