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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / London
Rank 117 97 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Games 891 1331 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.68% 3.17% 2.66%
As % of the General category 5.37% 5.98% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 732 1101 936
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

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 16588 22263 22957
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 49.94% 53.08% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13827 18871 18864
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 March 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 March 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 -16 46 £60,000 +9.09% 30
Hackney - 15 - -
West End of London +12 13 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Hammersmith -3 9 £27,500 -27.63%
Twickenham +4 6 £50,000 -32.88% 3
Feltham -4 3 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Heathrow - 2 £57,500 -
Brentford -2 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Bromley -9 1 £26,500 -49.52%
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 887 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (29.82%) Java
3 536 (29.71%) TDD
4 496 (27.49%) JavaScript
5 362 (20.07%) Scrum
6 359 (19.90%) C#
7 356 (19.73%) HTML
8 337 (18.68%) Degree
9 315 (17.46%) CSS
10 309 (17.13%) Git (software)
11 298 (16.52%) .NET
12 297 (16.46%) E-Commerce
13 283 (15.69%) Linux
14 277 (15.35%) BDD
15 265 (14.69%) SQL Server
16 264 (14.63%) MVC
17 263 (14.58%) NoSQL
18 254 (14.08%) Online Games
19 244 (13.53%) HTML5
20 239 (13.25%) Finance
21 235 (13.03%) AngularJS
22 232 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
23 222 (12.31%) Python
24 219 (12.14%) Software Engineering
25 217 (12.03%) SQL
26 214 (11.86%) ASP.NET
27 208 (11.53%) DevOps
28 205 (11.36%) Node.js
29 202 (11.20%) Spring
30 195 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Top Related 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 73 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 53 (2.94%) CMS
3 49 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 48 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (2.55%) Apache
5 46 (2.55%) IIS
6 33 (1.83%) Jetty
7 25 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.27%) CoreMedia CMS
9 18 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.78%) Confluence
12 11 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.50%) nginx
14 8 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
15 7 (0.39%) JBoss
15 7 (0.39%) Mule
15 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 28 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.50%) InVision
5 23 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.67%) MS Office
6 12 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.44%) SPSS
8 6 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.22%) Pixate
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
10 2 (0.11%) MS Project
11 1 (0.055%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.055%) Maya
11 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.17%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.055%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 166 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.33%) Google Play
3 41 (2.27%) GitHub
4 38 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.11%) SaaS
7 18 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.00%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.78%) Slack
8 14 (0.78%) Trello
9 13 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.55%) IaaS
11 9 (0.50%) Heroku
11 9 (0.50%) Route 53
12 8 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.39%) iTunes
14 6 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 140 (7.76%) Internet
2 40 (2.22%) Firewall
3 23 (1.27%) LAN
4 19 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.00%) VPN
6 14 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 13 (0.72%) SSL
7 13 (0.72%) Wireless
8 12 (0.67%) WAN
9 11 (0.61%) MPLS
9 11 (0.61%) SDH
10 8 (0.44%) 3G
10 8 (0.44%) 802.11
10 8 (0.44%) ADSL
10 8 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.44%) DSL
10 8 (0.44%) HTTP
10 8 (0.44%) tcpdump
10 8 (0.44%) VoIP
10 8 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 263 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 168 (9.31%) MongoDB
4 164 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 129 (7.15%) Big Data
6 111 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 103 (5.71%) MySQL
8 92 (5.10%) Hadoop
9 80 (4.43%) RDBMS
10 73 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
11 71 (3.94%) Neo4j
12 68 (3.77%) Redis
13 46 (2.55%) Apache Hive
14 34 (1.88%) HBase
15 31 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 30 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (1.22%) Hazelcast
17 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 20 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 309 (17.13%) Git (software)
2 149 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 110 (6.10%) Subversion
4 101 (5.60%) Maven
5 82 (4.55%) NUnit
6 80 (4.43%) JUnit
7 76 (4.21%) Rhino Mocks
8 64 (3.55%) JIRA
9 63 (3.49%) Grunt
10 58 (3.22%) TeamCity
11 54 (2.99%) Jasmine
12 51 (2.83%) Moq
13 47 (2.61%) gulp
14 43 (2.38%) Mocha
15 42 (2.33%) Visual Studio
16 40 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
16 40 (2.22%) Selenium
17 38 (2.11%) Gradle
17 38 (2.11%) Mockito
18 29 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 239 (13.25%) Finance
2 158 (8.76%) Marketing
3 126 (6.98%) Retail
4 107 (5.93%) Banking
5 101 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 73 (4.05%) Online Betting
7 59 (3.27%) Advertising
8 42 (2.33%) Automotive
9 28 (1.55%) Back Office
9 28 (1.55%) Electronics
10 25 (1.39%) Publishing
11 22 (1.22%) Aerospace
12 19 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.89%) Law
14 14 (0.78%) Interactive Media
15 10 (0.55%) Front Office
15 10 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.55%) Legal
16 9 (0.50%) Polish Language
17 8 (0.44%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 928 (51.44%) Developer
2 225 (12.47%) Java Developer
3 210 (11.64%) .NET Developer
4 197 (10.92%) Games Developer
5 146 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 138 (7.65%) C# Developer
7 114 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 106 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 96 (5.32%) Junior
10 94 (5.21%) Analyst
11 92 (5.10%) Agile Developer
11 92 (5.10%) Software Engineer
12 87 (4.82%) Junior Developer
13 86 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
14 80 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 67 (3.71%) Architect
16 65 (3.60%) Software Developer
17 57 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
17 57 (3.16%) Graduate
18 56 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (19.73%) HTML
2 315 (17.46%) CSS
3 298 (16.52%) .NET
4 244 (13.53%) HTML5
5 235 (13.03%) AngularJS
6 214 (11.86%) ASP.NET
7 205 (11.36%) Node.js
8 202 (11.20%) Spring
9 195 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 176 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 150 (8.31%) WCF
12 137 (7.59%) React
13 135 (7.48%) ActiveMQ
14 132 (7.32%) RESTful
15 104 (5.76%) CSS3
16 94 (5.21%) REST
17 93 (5.16%) jQuery
18 92 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
19 91 (5.04%) Apache Camel
20 90 (4.99%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 254 (14.08%) Online Games
2 195 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 157 (8.70%) User Experience
4 106 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 90 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (3.94%) Algorithms
7 58 (3.22%) Fintech
8 54 (2.99%) Social Media
9 44 (2.44%) Mobile Games
10 43 (2.38%) Client/Server
11 39 (2.16%) Animation
12 38 (2.11%) iPhone
13 33 (1.83%) Online Gambling
14 29 (1.61%) Social Gaming
15 28 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
16 26 (1.44%) BBC
17 23 (1.27%) Clustering
17 23 (1.27%) Data Centre
17 23 (1.27%) Hedge funds
18 19 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 283 (15.69%) Linux
2 134 (7.43%) Android
3 111 (6.15%) Apple iOS
3 111 (6.15%) Windows
4 74 (4.10%) Unix
5 30 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 20 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.78%) CentOS
10 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.61%) SmartOS
12 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.055%) HPUX
16 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 887 (49.17%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (29.71%) TDD
3 362 (20.07%) Scrum
4 297 (16.46%) E-Commerce
5 277 (15.35%) BDD
6 264 (14.63%) MVC
7 232 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 219 (12.14%) Software Engineering
9 208 (11.53%) DevOps
10 192 (10.64%) OO
11 175 (9.70%) Web Application Development
12 167 (9.26%) Analytics
13 157 (8.70%) Kanban
14 122 (6.76%) Front End Development
15 112 (6.21%) Web Development
16 111 (6.15%) Mathematics
17 110 (6.10%) OOP
17 110 (6.10%) SDLC
18 109 (6.04%) Microservices
19 107 (5.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 538 (29.82%) Java
2 496 (27.49%) JavaScript
3 359 (19.90%) C#
4 222 (12.31%) Python
5 217 (12.03%) SQL
6 148 (8.20%) C++
7 135 (7.48%) Scala
8 87 (4.82%) Ruby
9 79 (4.38%) PHP
10 53 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 52 (2.88%) ES6
12 47 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 42 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 39 (2.16%) C
15 37 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 37 (2.05%) TypeScript
16 34 (1.88%) T-SQL
17 32 (1.77%) F#
18 31 (1.72%) Apple Swift
19 30 (1.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 337 (18.68%) Degree
2 40 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (1.83%) CISSP
4 32 (1.77%) PhD
5 27 (1.50%) MCP
6 25 (1.39%) MCAD
6 25 (1.39%) MCSD
6 25 (1.39%) MCTS
7 20 (1.11%) IISP
7 20 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.78%) CISM
8 14 (0.78%) HND
9 12 (0.67%) CEH
10 11 (0.61%) ISEB
11 10 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.55%) GIAC
12 9 (0.50%) CCNP
12 9 (0.50%) CCSA
13 8 (0.44%) CCNA
13 8 (0.44%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (8.15%) QA
2 36 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (0.33%) SDET
6 3 (0.17%) MiFID
6 3 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (0.11%) GDPR
8 1 (0.055%) GCP
8 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.055%) SLA
System Software
1 139 (7.71%) Docker
2 39 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 8 (0.44%) HDFS
5 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.11%) Xen
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.055%) NFS
8 1 (0.055%) Samba
8 1 (0.055%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 94 (5.21%) Puppet
2 82 (4.55%) Ansible
3 69 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.67%) SCOM
6 9 (0.50%) Terraform
7 6 (0.33%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.22%) Nagios
8 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.22%) SCCM
9 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.17%) Grafana
9 3 (0.17%) Kibana
9 3 (0.17%) StatsD
9 3 (0.17%) yum
10 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 112 (6.21%) Google
2 103 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.55%) Oracle
4 71 (3.94%) Adobe
5 49 (2.72%) VMware
6 42 (2.33%) Facebook
7 28 (1.55%) Apple
7 28 (1.55%) IBM
8 22 (1.22%) Cisco
8 22 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.22%) Tableau
9 14 (0.78%) Zend
10 12 (0.67%) Splunk
11 11 (0.61%) F5
11 11 (0.61%) HP
11 11 (0.61%) Juniper
11 11 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.44%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.44%) Roku
12 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits and discount
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Spacebar Media
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £85,000 to £105,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £115000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49999 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venture Up
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday