Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 612 432 655
Rank change year-on-year -180 +223 -1
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 131 47 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.55% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 93
10th Percentile £45,250 £41,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £43,125 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £57,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% -12.31% +23.81%
75th Percentile £92,500 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £80,625 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +5.77%

Online Games is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,863 8,531 20,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.28% 39.35% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,949 7,275 16,526
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,379
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £116,250 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,585 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.19% +4.70% +1.06%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Online Games in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Online Games in London

Online 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 Online Games within the London region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -36 6 £61,250 +36.11% 5
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT jobs citing Online Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Online Games.

1 131 (100.00%) Games
2 60 (45.80%) Java
3 55 (41.98%) JavaScript
4 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (34.35%) Spring
6 43 (32.82%) MongoDB
6 43 (32.82%) NoSQL
6 43 (32.82%) Social Skills
7 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
8 37 (28.24%) GCP
9 35 (26.72%) Maven
10 34 (25.95%) B2B
11 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
12 31 (23.66%) Google
12 31 (23.66%) Kubernetes
12 31 (23.66%) Spring Boot
12 31 (23.66%) Node.js
13 29 (22.14%) Degree
13 29 (22.14%) Docker
14 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
15 24 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (16.79%) GoCD
16 22 (16.79%) TDD
16 22 (16.79%) TypeScript
17 21 (16.03%) Hazelcast
17 21 (16.03%) Ansible
17 21 (16.03%) REST
17 21 (16.03%) Spring MVC
17 21 (16.03%) MVC
18 20 (15.27%) DevOps

Online 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 17 (12.98%) nginx
2 9 (6.87%) Ethereum
3 6 (4.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.24%) GCP
2 12 (9.16%) Heroku
3 8 (6.11%) AppsFlyer
3 8 (6.11%) Firebase
3 8 (6.11%) Pushwoosh
4 5 (3.82%) AWS
5 4 (3.05%) Google Play
6 3 (2.29%) Azure
7 2 (1.53%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.76%) GitHub
8 1 (0.76%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.76%) NuGet
8 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.82%) MongoDB
1 43 (32.82%) NoSQL
2 21 (16.03%) Hazelcast
3 17 (12.98%) BigQuery
4 5 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.82%) Redis
5 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.29%) MySQL
6 3 (2.29%) OLAP
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.53%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (29.77%) Git (software)
2 35 (26.72%) Maven
3 22 (16.79%) GoCD
4 19 (14.50%) GitLab
5 18 (13.74%) Postman
6 17 (12.98%) JMeter
7 10 (7.63%) JIRA
8 9 (6.87%) Bitbucket
9 8 (6.11%) Mercurial
10 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.05%) Cypress.io
10 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.05%) JUnit
10 4 (3.05%) Mockito
10 4 (3.05%) Selenium
11 3 (2.29%) gulp
11 3 (2.29%) webpack
12 1 (0.76%) Babel
12 1 (0.76%) Grunt
12 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 131 (100.00%) Games
2 43 (32.82%) Social Skills
3 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.87%) Finance
5 5 (3.82%) Marketing
6 4 (3.05%) Back Office
6 4 (3.05%) iGaming
6 4 (3.05%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 75 (57.25%) Developer
2 30 (22.90%) Games Developer
3 21 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.21%) Backend Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Technical Leader
6 10 (7.63%) Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Ethereum Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Java Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Java Technical Architect
8 8 (6.11%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.34%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.58%) React Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Games Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Java Games Developer
12 4 (3.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.35%) Spring
2 31 (23.66%) Node.js
2 31 (23.66%) Spring Boot
3 21 (16.03%) REST
3 21 (16.03%) Spring MVC
4 17 (12.98%) JDBC
5 16 (12.21%) WebSockets
6 14 (10.69%) Apache Camel
6 14 (10.69%) Spring WebFlux
6 14 (10.69%) Web Services
7 13 (9.92%) Kafka
7 13 (9.92%) React
8 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.11%) Redux
10 6 (4.58%) Next.js
11 5 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (3.05%) Adobe AIR
12 4 (3.05%) gRPC
12 4 (3.05%) J2EE
12 4 (3.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Mobile Games
2 12 (9.16%) Client/Server
2 12 (9.16%) Social Gaming
3 9 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.29%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.76%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Linux
2 9 (6.87%) Android
3 8 (6.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.34%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.95%) B2B
3 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
4 24 (18.32%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (16.79%) TDD
6 21 (16.03%) MVC
7 20 (15.27%) DevOps
8 18 (13.74%) Test Automation
9 17 (12.98%) Line Management
9 17 (12.98%) Performance Testing
10 16 (12.21%) Game Development
11 15 (11.45%) Software Testing
12 14 (10.69%) Front End Development
12 14 (10.69%) Load Testing
12 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
12 14 (10.69%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.92%) Microservices
13 13 (9.92%) SDLC
14 12 (9.16%) Clean Code
14 12 (9.16%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.80%) Java
2 55 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.79%) TypeScript
4 20 (15.27%) Java 8
5 14 (10.69%) SQL
6 9 (6.87%) Solidity
7 7 (5.34%) C
8 5 (3.82%) Go
8 5 (3.82%) Kotlin
9 4 (3.05%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.29%) ES6
10 3 (2.29%) PHP
10 3 (2.29%) Python
11 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.53%) F#
11 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 2 (1.53%) R
12 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Degree
2 16 (12.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (23.66%) Kubernetes
2 21 (16.03%) Ansible
3 14 (10.69%) Istio
3 14 (10.69%) linkerd
4 6 (4.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (23.66%) Google
3 6 (4.58%) Adobe
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) Splunk
5 1 (0.76%) Apple