The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 586 630
Rank change year-on-year +12 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 14 68 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.16% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.18% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 13 67 31
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30506 38035 37341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.23% 89.73% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25597 32507 31158
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Game Development
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Game Development in London

Game Development
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (47.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 15 (44.12%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
3 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 10 (29.41%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) Mobile Games
6 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) JIRA
6 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
6 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
7 8 (23.53%) Apple Swift
7 8 (23.53%) JSON
7 8 (23.53%) Android
7 8 (23.53%) REST
7 8 (23.53%) Apple
8 7 (20.59%) C++
8 7 (20.59%) OO
8 7 (20.59%) Scala
9 6 (17.65%) OOP
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) OpenGL
11 4 (11.76%) Python
11 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (11.76%) Microservices
12 3 (8.82%) Algorithms

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Redis
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.94%) Looker
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Bower
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Grunt
2 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Mocha
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) iOS Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Games Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Junior
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Junior iOS Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Scala Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Unity 3D Developer
6 3 (8.82%) 3D Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Android Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Games Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Games Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Games Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) JSON
3 8 (23.53%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) OpenGL
5 3 (8.82%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.88%) DirectX
6 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) CryEngine
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) JDBC
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) Node.js
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 10 (29.41%) Mobile Games
3 9 (26.47%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.88%) Social Gaming
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Animation
6 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (23.53%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
2 7 (20.59%) OO
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) Microservices
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Android Development
6 2 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Structured Programming
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Video Processing
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
4 8 (23.53%) Apple Swift
5 7 (20.59%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) Scala
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
8 2 (5.88%) Go
8 2 (5.88%) RPG
8 2 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.94%) GLSL
9 1 (2.94%) Groovy
9 1 (2.94%) HLSL
9 1 (2.94%) Lua
9 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Apple
2 2 (5.88%) Intel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Foundry
3 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.94%) Netezza
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Vertica
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