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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 265 319
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.11% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4713 6393 9311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.05% 90.89% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 5744 7830
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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