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

Games Development
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 591 654
Rank change year-on-year 0 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 21 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 21
Median salary £45,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £77,500
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33074 35742 39837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.08% 90.56% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26355 30960 33460
Median salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 36 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 20 (55.56%) Apple iOS
5 16 (44.44%) Android
6 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
6 13 (36.11%) Degree
6 13 (36.11%) Mobile Games
6 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) OOP
8 11 (30.56%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) C++
9 8 (22.22%) Physics
10 7 (19.44%) Animation
11 6 (16.67%) JIRA
11 6 (16.67%) Scala
11 6 (16.67%) Apple
11 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.89%) Web Services
12 5 (13.89%) JSON
12 5 (13.89%) QA
12 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
12 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 4 (11.11%) Microservices
13 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 4 (11.11%) Apple Swift
13 4 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
13 4 (11.11%) Mobile App

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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.78%) Looker
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) iOS Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Games Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Games Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Unity 3D Developer
8 2 (5.56%) 3D Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Games Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Games Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior iOS Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Games Programmer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (13.89%) JSON
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) REST
3 4 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (8.33%) iOS SDK
5 2 (5.56%) DirectX
5 2 (5.56%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.78%) cocos2d
6 1 (2.78%) CryEngine
6 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) J2SE
6 1 (2.78%) JDBC
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
1 13 (36.11%) Mobile Games
2 7 (19.44%) Animation
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) Online Games
3 4 (11.11%) Social Gaming
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 16 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) OO
1 11 (30.56%) OOP
2 8 (22.22%) Physics
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Microservices
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.56%) Monetization
7 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 6 (16.67%) Scala
5 4 (11.11%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) RPG
7 2 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) GLSL
8 1 (2.78%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
8 1 (2.78%) HLSL
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Apple
2 4 (11.11%) Facebook
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Intel
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.78%) Netezza
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Vertica
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: £80000.00 per annum
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