Games Jobs in London

Gaming
England > London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 226 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -134 -15 +41
Permanent jobs citing Games 314 1,155 3,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.32% 3.51% 5.09%
As % of the General category 1.95% 5.11% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 228 346 712
10th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £68,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.11% -2.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% -7.41% +22.73%

All General Skills
London

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,128 22,592 49,675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 67.56% 68.70% 68.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11,361 15,598 22,797
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,374 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,073 £74,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.31% +5.71% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £120,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Games in London

Games
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in London.

Salary trend for Games in London

Games
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Games in London

Games
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the London region over the 6 months to 28 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London +28 55 £50,000 -18.37% 25
West London -52 14 £77,500 +29.17% 20
South London -68 5 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Games
England

Games
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (14.65%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (4.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.23%) AutoCAD
1 7 (2.23%) Revit
2 6 (1.91%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.27%) Blender
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.64%) Sketch
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (13.06%) Endur
2 5 (1.59%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (0.64%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.61%) AWS
2 28 (8.92%) Azure
3 16 (5.10%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (4.78%) Power Platform
5 14 (4.46%) Google Workspace
6 9 (2.87%) Asana
7 8 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (2.23%) GitHub
8 7 (2.23%) Serverless
9 6 (1.91%) GitHub Actions
9 6 (1.91%) SaaS
10 5 (1.59%) GCP
10 5 (1.59%) Vercel
10 5 (1.59%) WhatsApp
11 3 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (0.96%) PaaS
12 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.64%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.64%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.46%) Firewall
2 13 (4.14%) DNS
3 12 (3.82%) Wireless
4 11 (3.50%) Broadband
4 11 (3.50%) NAS
5 6 (1.91%) LAN
5 6 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.27%) WAN
7 3 (0.96%) Network Security
8 2 (0.64%) BGP
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.64%) DHCP
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) Internet
8 2 (0.64%) MPLS
8 2 (0.64%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.32%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 44 (14.01%) RDBMS
2 44 (14.01%) Relational Database
3 31 (9.87%) MySQL
4 27 (8.60%) Redis
5 15 (4.78%) Power BI
5 15 (4.78%) Tableau
6 10 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (2.87%) Big Data
7 9 (2.87%) Looker
7 9 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.27%) QlikView
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Git
2 4 (1.27%) Cypress.io
2 4 (1.27%) Grunt
2 4 (1.27%) gulp
2 4 (1.27%) Storybook
2 4 (1.27%) webpack
3 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.32%) JUnit
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (20.70%) Marketing
1 65 (20.70%) Social Skills
2 36 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.28%) Finance
4 21 (6.69%) Advertising
5 15 (4.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (3.82%) iGaming
6 12 (3.82%) Legal
6 12 (3.82%) Retail
7 6 (1.91%) Law
8 5 (1.59%) Banking
8 5 (1.59%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.64%) Back Office
11 2 (0.64%) Electronics
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 81 (25.80%) Senior
2 73 (23.25%) Developer
3 33 (10.51%) Games Developer
4 32 (10.19%) .NET Developer
5 30 (9.55%) Lead
6 26 (8.28%) Senior Manager
7 25 (7.96%) Development Manager
8 23 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.01%) Endur Manager
9 22 (7.01%) OpenLink Manager
9 22 (7.01%) Software Development Manager
9 22 (7.01%) Software Manager
10 19 (6.05%) Architect
10 19 (6.05%) Lead Developer
10 19 (6.05%) Senior Development Manager
11 16 (5.10%) Endur Architect
11 16 (5.10%) OpenLink Architect
11 16 (5.10%) Software Architect
11 16 (5.10%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.78%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.46%) .NET
2 35 (11.15%) Kafka
3 20 (6.37%) Unreal Engine
4 19 (6.05%) React
5 17 (5.41%) HTML
6 13 (4.14%) HTML5
7 12 (3.82%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.82%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.18%) CSS
8 10 (3.18%) Node.js
9 9 (2.87%) Next.js
9 9 (2.87%) RESTful
9 9 (2.87%) Tailwind CSS
9 9 (2.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 7 (2.23%) Blazor
10 7 (2.23%) CSS3
10 7 (2.23%) Entity Framework
10 7 (2.23%) JSON
10 7 (2.23%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.06%) Swaptions
2 20 (6.37%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (6.05%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.46%) Augmented Reality
5 12 (3.82%) Onboarding
6 11 (3.50%) Virtual Reality
7 10 (3.18%) e-Learning
7 10 (3.18%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.87%) Animation
9 8 (2.55%) Cyber Threat
9 8 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.55%) Online Gambling
9 8 (2.55%) Operational Technology
9 8 (2.55%) Product Ownership
9 8 (2.55%) SCADA
9 8 (2.55%) Social Media
10 7 (2.23%) HoloLens
10 7 (2.23%) HTC Vive
10 7 (2.23%) Mobile Games
10 7 (2.23%) Oculus
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.55%) Windows
2 16 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.78%) Mac OS
4 10 (3.18%) Linux
5 8 (2.55%) Android
6 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) VMS
8 1 (0.32%) Unix
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.02%) Roadmaps
2 57 (18.15%) IT Strategy
2 57 (18.15%) Technology Strategy
3 52 (16.56%) Agile
4 50 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (15.29%) Software Engineering
5 48 (15.29%) Strategic Roadmap
6 46 (14.65%) SDLC
7 41 (13.06%) Business Transformation
7 41 (13.06%) Creative Thinking
7 41 (13.06%) Data Modelling
8 38 (12.10%) Analytics
9 36 (11.46%) Workshop Facilitation
10 35 (11.15%) Computer Science
10 35 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (10.83%) Data Science
12 32 (10.19%) SOLID
13 31 (9.87%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.64%) Full Stack Development
14 24 (7.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.24%) SQL
2 47 (14.97%) Java
3 41 (13.06%) VB
4 40 (12.74%) Python
5 37 (11.78%) C#
6 22 (7.01%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.46%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.82%) Bash
9 11 (3.50%) Go
10 10 (3.18%) C++
11 8 (2.55%) C
12 4 (1.27%) R
13 2 (0.64%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.64%) Scala
14 1 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.32%) PHP
14 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (21.02%) Degree
2 25 (7.96%) Master's Degree
3 13 (4.14%) DBS Check
4 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.64%) CCIE
6 2 (0.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (0.64%) CCNP
6 2 (0.64%) CCSA
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.64%) CSPO
6 2 (0.64%) PhD
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (3.50%) SOC 2
4 8 (2.55%) GDPR
5 7 (2.23%) QA
6 3 (0.96%) SLA
7 2 (0.64%) ITGC
7 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.32%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) Docker
4 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.82%) Kubernetes
1 12 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (2.55%) QRadar
2 8 (2.55%) Terraform
3 1 (0.32%) Grafana
3 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.32%) Progress Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) WMI
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.69%) Oracle
3 41 (13.06%) OpenLink
3 41 (13.06%) Sybase
3 41 (13.06%) TIBCO
4 29 (9.24%) Apple
5 23 (7.32%) Google
6 21 (6.69%) Adobe
7 11 (3.50%) VMware
8 8 (2.55%) Darktrace
9 7 (2.23%) Autodesk
9 7 (2.23%) YouTube
10 6 (1.91%) Databricks
11 5 (1.59%) Instagram
12 4 (1.27%) Logitech
12 4 (1.27%) NVIDIA
13 3 (0.96%) BT
13 3 (0.96%) Cisco
14 2 (0.64%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.64%) Siebel