Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 326 396
Rank change year-on-year +21 +70 +41
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 17 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 17
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £42,875 £29,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £75,000 £57,500
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +11.76%

Online Games is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4834 5443 7884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.09% 46.85% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4314 4949 6611
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +0.18% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in the City of London

Online Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Online Games in the City of London

Online Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Vision
5 4 (23.53%) Grunt
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
6 3 (17.65%) JAXB
6 3 (17.65%) JUnit
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Advertising
6 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Maven

Online Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) RIP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Grunt
1 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 3 (17.65%) Bower
2 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Protractor
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) gulp
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.88%) Mocha
4 1 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Technology Director
3 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) React
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) JAXB
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Chai
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Vision
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Line Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) ES6
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Acunetix
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau