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

Gaming
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 89 131
Rank change year-on-year -37 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Games 994 1259 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.70% 3.19% 2.41%
As % of the General category 5.28% 6.16% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1089 882
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common 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 common skills.

General Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18835 20435 24488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 51.13% 51.78% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14208 17527 20145
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 £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in London

Games
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Games in London

Games
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 104 £57,500 - 25
West End of London +6 21 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Twickenham +2 18 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Hammersmith - 14 £60,000 -
Feltham +2 12 £35,000 -33.33%
Stanmore - 7 £40,000 -
Hackney - 7 £25,500 -
Paddington - 6 £55,000 -
Brentford - 5 £47,500 - 1
Teddington - 4 £28,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 £42,500 - 1
Croydon - 2 - - 3
Bromley - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 - 1
Games
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing 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 London region with a requirement for Games.

1 879 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (27.80%) TDD
3 478 (25.36%) Java
4 477 (25.31%) JavaScript
5 422 (22.39%) C#
6 359 (19.05%) Scrum
7 353 (18.73%) HTML
8 351 (18.62%) Degree
9 343 (18.20%) CSS
10 323 (17.14%) .NET
11 303 (16.07%) Linux
12 297 (15.76%) SQL Server
13 290 (15.38%) SQL
14 283 (15.01%) Python
14 283 (15.01%) E-Commerce
15 282 (14.96%) MVC
16 279 (14.80%) BDD
17 249 (13.21%) Git (software)
18 245 (13.00%) Computer Science
19 241 (12.79%) Finance
20 239 (12.68%) AngularJS
21 234 (12.41%) Marketing
22 227 (12.04%) User Experience
23 224 (11.88%) ASP.NET
24 222 (11.78%) NoSQL
25 214 (11.35%) Node.js
26 211 (11.19%) HTML5
26 211 (11.19%) DevOps
27 206 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
28 193 (10.24%) Continuous Integration

Games
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 67 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 66 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (2.86%) CMS
4 42 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.75%) Confluence
6 32 (1.70%) Jetty
6 32 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 26 (1.38%) Apache
8 26 (1.38%) IIS
9 23 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 22 (1.17%) CoreMedia CMS
11 15 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.58%) nginx
13 8 (0.42%) WordPress
14 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.37%) JBoss
15 6 (0.32%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.32%) Tornado
15 6 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (2.71%) Photoshop
2 32 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (1.49%) InVision
5 20 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.27%) SPSS
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.21%) Pixate
10 2 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
10 2 (0.11%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.11%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.053%) Gephi
11 1 (0.053%) InDesign
11 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.053%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 28 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.42%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.053%) Magento
5 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.053%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.053%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 166 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.39%) GitHub
4 39 (2.07%) Google Play
5 30 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (1.22%) Google Analytics
7 22 (1.17%) SaaS
8 21 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
10 13 (0.69%) IaaS
10 13 (0.69%) Slack
11 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.53%) Route 53
13 9 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.48%) PaaS
14 7 (0.37%) Office 365
15 6 (0.32%) BrowserStack
15 6 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 130 (6.90%) Internet
2 35 (1.86%) WAN
3 33 (1.75%) Firewall
4 23 (1.22%) IPsec
5 22 (1.17%) HTTP
5 22 (1.17%) VPN
6 19 (1.01%) LAN
7 18 (0.95%) Wireless
8 16 (0.85%) DNS
9 15 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.58%) VoIP
12 10 (0.53%) SDH
13 9 (0.48%) SSL
14 8 (0.42%) 3G
14 8 (0.42%) 802.11
14 8 (0.42%) ADSL
14 8 (0.42%) GPRS
14 8 (0.42%) MPLS
14 8 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 222 (11.78%) NoSQL
3 167 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 123 (6.53%) MySQL
5 110 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 108 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 107 (5.68%) Big Data
8 81 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 71 (3.77%) Redis
11 69 (3.66%) Hadoop
12 53 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 49 (2.60%) Apache Hive
14 37 (1.96%) HBase
15 34 (1.80%) Neo4j
16 33 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (1.54%) Event Store
18 28 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
19 20 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 249 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 135 (7.16%) Jenkins
3 83 (4.40%) Subversion
4 79 (4.19%) NUnit
5 78 (4.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 76 (4.03%) JUnit
7 66 (3.50%) Maven
8 62 (3.29%) Visual Studio
9 59 (3.13%) JIRA
10 54 (2.86%) gulp
11 52 (2.76%) Moq
12 51 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 41 (2.18%) Selenium
14 40 (2.12%) Grunt
15 39 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (2.07%) Mockito
16 38 (2.02%) TeamCity
17 37 (1.96%) git-flow
18 29 (1.54%) Cucumber
19 28 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 241 (12.79%) Finance
2 234 (12.41%) Marketing
3 111 (5.89%) Retail
4 87 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 63 (3.34%) Advertising
5 63 (3.34%) Banking
6 49 (2.60%) Electronics
7 48 (2.55%) Online Betting
8 42 (2.23%) Automotive
9 40 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.59%) Aerospace
11 24 (1.27%) Back Office
12 18 (0.95%) Publishing
13 14 (0.74%) Legal
14 12 (0.64%) Front Office
14 12 (0.64%) Interactive Media
15 11 (0.58%) Polish Language
16 7 (0.37%) Law
17 6 (0.32%) Billing
17 6 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 953 (50.56%) Developer
2 220 (11.67%) .NET Developer
3 209 (11.09%) Java Developer
4 171 (9.07%) Games Developer
5 163 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 161 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 119 (6.31%) Analyst
8 112 (5.94%) Junior
9 103 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 99 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 86 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 86 (4.56%) Junior Developer
12 84 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 78 (4.14%) Software Engineer
14 74 (3.93%) Graduate
15 73 (3.87%) Agile Developer
16 72 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
17 60 (3.18%) Software Developer
18 55 (2.92%) Agile C# Developer
19 54 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (18.73%) HTML
2 343 (18.20%) CSS
3 323 (17.14%) .NET
4 239 (12.68%) AngularJS
5 224 (11.88%) ASP.NET
6 214 (11.35%) Node.js
7 211 (11.19%) HTML5
8 206 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 191 (10.13%) Spring
10 181 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 173 (9.18%) WCF
12 137 (7.27%) RESTful
13 121 (6.42%) React
14 118 (6.26%) jQuery
15 103 (5.46%) LINQ
16 99 (5.25%) REST
17 89 (4.72%) Sass
18 86 (4.56%) CSS3
19 85 (4.51%) NHibernate
20 80 (4.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 245 (13.00%) Computer Science
2 227 (12.04%) User Experience
3 182 (9.66%) Online Games
4 116 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
6 105 (5.57%) Mobile App
7 82 (4.35%) Algorithms
8 61 (3.24%) Mobile Games
9 50 (2.65%) Fintech
10 39 (2.07%) iPhone
11 36 (1.91%) Social Media
12 35 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
12 35 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 30 (1.59%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.49%) Animation
14 28 (1.49%) Online Gambling
14 28 (1.49%) Social Gaming
15 26 (1.38%) Clustering
16 25 (1.33%) Replication
17 24 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 303 (16.07%) Linux
2 167 (8.86%) Android
3 160 (8.49%) Windows
4 121 (6.42%) Apple iOS
5 76 (4.03%) Unix
6 38 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.74%) CentOS
9 13 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.58%) SmartOS
12 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.053%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (27.80%) TDD
3 359 (19.05%) Scrum
4 283 (15.01%) E-Commerce
5 282 (14.96%) MVC
6 279 (14.80%) BDD
7 211 (11.19%) DevOps
8 193 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 185 (9.81%) OO
10 184 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 183 (9.71%) Web Application Development
12 164 (8.70%) Analytics
13 161 (8.54%) Kanban
14 133 (7.06%) Test Automation
15 126 (6.68%) Microservices
16 118 (6.26%) Front End Development
17 116 (6.15%) Web Development
18 113 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (5.68%) OOP
20 105 (5.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 478 (25.36%) Java
2 477 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 422 (22.39%) C#
4 290 (15.38%) SQL
5 283 (15.01%) Python
6 174 (9.23%) C++
7 129 (6.84%) PHP
8 99 (5.25%) Scala
9 91 (4.83%) Ruby
10 54 (2.86%) ES6
11 53 (2.81%) VB.NET
12 45 (2.39%) Go
13 43 (2.28%) F#
14 41 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 41 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 38 (2.02%) C
16 33 (1.75%) T-SQL
17 32 (1.70%) R
18 27 (1.43%) Groovy
18 27 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 351 (18.62%) Degree
2 135 (7.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (1.91%) PhD
6 28 (1.49%) MCP
7 26 (1.38%) MCAD
7 26 (1.38%) MCSD
7 26 (1.38%) MCTS
8 17 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.74%) CCNP
11 13 (0.69%) MySQL Certification
12 12 (0.64%) CCNA
13 8 (0.42%) CCSA
13 8 (0.42%) HND
13 8 (0.42%) ISEB
14 7 (0.37%) CBAP
14 7 (0.37%) CCNP Voice
15 6 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.48%) QA
2 25 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
6 3 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.053%) GCP
8 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 136 (7.21%) Docker
2 70 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.58%) LXC
5 10 (0.53%) HDFS
6 6 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.27%) etcd
7 5 (0.27%) Varnish
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.21%) Xen
9 2 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.053%) KVM
10 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.053%) NFS
10 1 (0.053%) Samba
10 1 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.053%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 103 (5.46%) Puppet
2 95 (5.04%) Ansible
3 86 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (2.28%) Kubernetes
5 27 (1.43%) Terraform
6 17 (0.90%) SCOM
7 8 (0.42%) Consul
7 8 (0.42%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.32%) Nagios
10 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.21%) cPanel
11 4 (0.21%) SCCM
12 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.16%) Graphite
12 3 (0.16%) Kibana
12 3 (0.16%) logstash
13 2 (0.11%) Oozie
13 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 146 (7.75%) Google
2 117 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.35%) VMware
4 60 (3.18%) Adobe
5 51 (2.71%) Oracle
6 40 (2.12%) Facebook
7 31 (1.64%) SAP
8 24 (1.27%) NetApp
9 23 (1.22%) Cisco
10 21 (1.11%) Tableau
11 18 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.90%) IBM
12 17 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.85%) Apple
14 12 (0.64%) HP
15 11 (0.58%) hybris
16 10 (0.53%) TIBCO
17 9 (0.48%) CheckPoint
17 9 (0.48%) ION Trading
17 9 (0.48%) Juniper
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