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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 239 302
Rank change year-on-year +15 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 7 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.35% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.75% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 4
Median salary £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £136,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -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 2429 2946 4522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.19% 46.81% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2649 3718
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 £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Online Games in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Vision
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Grunt
5 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 3 (27.27%) Bower
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) React
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Bower
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Grunt
1 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
1 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) JAXB
1 3 (27.27%) React
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CRM
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Vision
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
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