Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Online Gaming
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 462 502
Rank change year-on-year -169 +40 +118
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 214 423 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.23% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 199 369 430
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 37116 34329 42699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.38% 45.87% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26570 29124 35028
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,735 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.04% +3.64%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Online Games in London

Online Games
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Online Games in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -15 30 £56,250 +12.50% 5
West London +25 16 £45,000 +12.50% 6
North London +3 2 £51,250 +36.67% 1
Online Games
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 214 (100.00%) Games
2 139 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (44.39%) Java
4 80 (37.38%) TDD
5 65 (30.37%) E-Commerce
5 65 (30.37%) Scrum
6 52 (24.30%) Spring
7 48 (22.43%) SQL
8 47 (21.96%) Finance
8 47 (21.96%) Online Betting
9 46 (21.50%) Microservices
10 45 (21.03%) QA
11 43 (20.09%) Software Engineering
12 40 (18.69%) JavaScript
13 39 (18.22%) BDD
14 38 (17.76%) User Experience
14 38 (17.76%) Low Latency
15 36 (16.82%) Continuous Delivery
16 34 (15.89%) Retail
17 33 (15.42%) C#
18 32 (14.95%) HTML
18 32 (14.95%) DevOps
19 31 (14.49%) AngularJS
19 31 (14.49%) Degree
20 30 (14.02%) Kanban
20 30 (14.02%) .NET
21 29 (13.55%) Mentoring
22 28 (13.08%) REST
22 28 (13.08%) Git (software)
22 28 (13.08%) Multithreading

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 22 (10.28%) Confluence
2 16 (7.48%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.14%) CMS
3 11 (5.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.80%) CoreMedia CMS
5 6 (2.80%) Jetty
6 4 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.93%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.47%) IPython
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (6.07%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.40%) InVision
4 2 (0.93%) InDesign
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.47%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.34%) npm
5 4 (1.87%) SaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Google Play
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.47%) Office 365
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) RIP
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) PBX
4 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.47%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.81%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.07%) Redis
5 12 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.21%) Big Data
6 9 (4.21%) Blockchain
7 7 (3.27%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.80%) MySQL
9 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.87%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.87%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.87%) HBase
11 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.93%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.93%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 28 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.62%) JIRA
3 20 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.07%) Maven
5 12 (5.61%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.21%) Grunt
8 8 (3.74%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.80%) Subversion
9 6 (2.80%) webpack
10 5 (2.34%) Bower
10 5 (2.34%) Liquibase
11 4 (1.87%) gulp
11 4 (1.87%) JUnit
11 4 (1.87%) Mocha
11 4 (1.87%) Selenium
12 3 (1.40%) Ant
12 3 (1.40%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.40%) Protractor
General
1 214 (100.00%) Games
2 47 (21.96%) Finance
2 47 (21.96%) Online Betting
3 34 (15.89%) Retail
4 27 (12.62%) Telecoms
5 21 (9.81%) Marketing
6 9 (4.21%) Back Office
7 8 (3.74%) Electronics
7 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.87%) Advertising
9 3 (1.40%) Banking
9 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.47%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (45.33%) Developer
2 53 (24.77%) Java Developer
3 20 (9.35%) Senior Developer
4 15 (7.01%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 15 (7.01%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (7.01%) Software Delivery Manager
4 15 (7.01%) Software Manager
5 14 (6.54%) C# Developer
5 14 (6.54%) Games Developer
6 13 (6.07%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.07%) J2EE Developer
6 13 (6.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Agile Coach
8 10 (4.67%) Agile Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Analyst
8 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (3.74%) Games Artist
9 8 (3.74%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.30%) Spring
2 32 (14.95%) HTML
3 31 (14.49%) AngularJS
4 30 (14.02%) .NET
5 28 (13.08%) REST
6 27 (12.62%) CSS
7 22 (10.28%) HTML5
8 21 (9.81%) Node.js
9 20 (9.35%) Kafka
9 20 (9.35%) Spring Boot
10 19 (8.88%) Hibernate
10 19 (8.88%) Java EE
10 19 (8.88%) RESTful
11 17 (7.94%) Spring MVC
11 17 (7.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 14 (6.54%) J2EE
13 13 (6.07%) ASP.NET
13 13 (6.07%) JMS
13 13 (6.07%) JPA
13 13 (6.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.76%) User Experience
2 23 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.48%) Over-the-Top Content
4 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Mobile Games
5 7 (3.27%) Social Gaming
6 6 (2.80%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.34%) Fintech
8 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.40%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.40%) Xbox
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.62%) Linux
2 21 (9.81%) Android
3 18 (8.41%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.54%) Windows
5 8 (3.74%) Unix
6 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.38%) TDD
3 65 (30.37%) E-Commerce
3 65 (30.37%) Scrum
4 46 (21.50%) Microservices
5 43 (20.09%) Software Engineering
6 39 (18.22%) BDD
7 38 (17.76%) Low Latency
8 36 (16.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 32 (14.95%) DevOps
10 30 (14.02%) Kanban
11 29 (13.55%) Mentoring
12 28 (13.08%) Multithreading
13 25 (11.68%) Coaching
13 25 (11.68%) MVC
14 23 (10.75%) Test Automation
15 21 (9.81%) Line Management
15 21 (9.81%) Software Delivery
16 20 (9.35%) CRM
16 20 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (44.39%) Java
2 48 (22.43%) SQL
3 40 (18.69%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.42%) C#
5 24 (11.21%) Python
6 23 (10.75%) Scala
7 11 (5.14%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.74%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.74%) C++
8 8 (3.74%) XAML
9 6 (2.80%) PHP
9 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.34%) C
10 5 (2.34%) ES6
10 5 (2.34%) Ruby
11 4 (1.87%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.40%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.40%) Perl
13 2 (0.93%) Solidity
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (14.49%) Degree
2 6 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.87%) PhD
4 2 (0.93%) ISEB
4 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) MBA
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (21.03%) QA
2 7 (3.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.88%) Docker
2 6 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.93%) HDFS
5 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.47%) NFS
5 1 (0.47%) Snort
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) Ansible
2 14 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.54%) Puppet
3 7 (3.27%) Nagios
4 6 (2.80%) Kibana
4 6 (2.80%) logstash
5 5 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) SCCM
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (8.88%) Facebook
2 18 (8.41%) Google
3 16 (7.48%) Oracle
4 10 (4.67%) hybris
5 9 (4.21%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.74%) Adobe
6 8 (3.74%) Apple
6 8 (3.74%) SAP
7 6 (2.80%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.80%) VMware
8 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.87%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.40%) Tableau
11 2 (0.93%) Cisco
11 2 (0.93%) New Relic
11 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.47%) HP
12 1 (0.47%) McAfee
12 1 (0.47%) SOASTA, Inc