The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 295 329 310
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 5 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 20
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
Mobile Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4289 5909 5629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.18% 46.46% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3540 4884 4800
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in the City of London

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games.

1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (22.22%) Online Gambling
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 2 (22.22%) Facebook
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Android NDK
6 1 (11.11%) Game Development

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) UI Designer
1 3 (33.33%) UX Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Games Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Game Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
4 1 (11.11%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Online Gambling
2 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Game Development
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Facebook