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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Online Gaming
London / City of London
Rank 222 259 286
Rank change year-on-year +37 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.080% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.44% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 13
Median salary £82,500 £41,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2361 3155 4383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.16% 44.46% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2749 3624
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) QA
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Scala
4 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (40.00%) Akka
4 6 (40.00%) Docker
4 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (26.67%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (26.67%) Presales
5 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (26.67%) Kafka
5 4 (26.67%) Couchbase
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) SaaS
5 4 (26.67%) System Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (26.67%) Java EE
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture

Online Games
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Akka
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 4 (26.67%) Kafka
2 4 (26.67%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) Presales
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
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