The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 815 788 760
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -28
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 56 102 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.093% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 71 58
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +17.07%
Mobile Games
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41506 43313 41410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.52% 39.54% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33224 34382 33611
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in England

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in England

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in England

Mobile Games
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 37 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South East +20 10 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -17 4 £32,500 -23.52% 2
South West -17 3 £35,000 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Games
2 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (42.19%) Apple iOS
4 48 (37.50%) Android
5 37 (28.91%) Java
6 35 (27.34%) C++
7 33 (25.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 32 (25.00%) C#
8 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 32 (25.00%) Scrum
9 29 (22.66%) Game Development
10 27 (21.09%) HTML
10 27 (21.09%) OO
11 24 (18.75%) Social Gaming
12 22 (17.19%) iOS Development
13 20 (15.63%) CSS
14 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
15 18 (14.06%) Android Development
16 16 (12.50%) Facebook
16 16 (12.50%) HTML5
16 16 (12.50%) Degree
17 15 (11.72%) iOS SDK
17 15 (11.72%) TDD
18 14 (10.94%) Objective-C
18 14 (10.94%) REST
18 14 (10.94%) Analytics
19 13 (10.16%) JSON
19 13 (10.16%) SQL
20 12 (9.38%) ActionScript
20 12 (9.38%) Flash

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.91%) Node.js
2 3 (2.34%) Apache
3 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.91%) MS Project
4 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) Maya
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
2 1 (0.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) SSH
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.69%) MySQL
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.78%) OLAP
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) JIRA
2 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) Maven
3 5 (3.91%) JUnit
4 4 (3.13%) IntelliJ
4 4 (3.13%) Subversion
4 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Grunt
5 3 (2.34%) Mockito
5 3 (2.34%) Spock
6 2 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.56%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.56%) Ant
6 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.78%) Xcode
7 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.78%) Gradle
7 1 (0.78%) Emacs
General
1 128 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) iGaming
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.47%) Finance
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (47.66%) Developer
2 21 (16.41%) Games Developer
3 16 (12.50%) Programmer
4 13 (10.16%) iOS Developer
5 9 (7.03%) Junior
5 9 (7.03%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Mobile Games Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Games Programmer
8 6 (4.69%) Lead C# Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Designer
9 5 (3.91%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.91%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.13%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 27 (21.09%) HTML
3 20 (15.63%) CSS
4 16 (12.50%) HTML5
5 15 (11.72%) iOS SDK
6 14 (10.94%) REST
7 13 (10.16%) JSON
8 12 (9.38%) Flash
8 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.59%) Middleware
10 9 (7.03%) Spring
11 8 (6.25%) Ajax
11 8 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.47%) XML
12 7 (5.47%) Google Maps API
12 7 (5.47%) CSS3
13 6 (4.69%) Java EE
13 6 (4.69%) jQuery
13 6 (4.69%) JPA
13 6 (4.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) Social Gaming
2 12 (9.38%) Online Games
2 12 (9.38%) User Experience
3 10 (7.81%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.81%) Social Media
4 9 (7.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.25%) iPhone
6 7 (5.47%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (5.47%) iPad
7 6 (4.69%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (3.91%) Animation
9 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.34%) Social Network
9 3 (2.34%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.56%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.78%) Browser Games
11 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Apple iOS
2 48 (37.50%) Android
3 7 (5.47%) Linux
4 6 (4.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.78%) UNIX
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.00%) Scrum
3 29 (22.66%) Game Development
4 27 (21.09%) OO
5 22 (17.19%) iOS Development
6 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
7 18 (14.06%) Android Development
8 15 (11.72%) TDD
9 14 (10.94%) Analytics
10 12 (9.38%) MVC
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.03%) OOP
12 9 (7.03%) Mobile Development
13 8 (6.25%) DevOps
13 8 (6.25%) Open Source
13 8 (6.25%) Project Management
14 7 (5.47%) Quantitative Analysis
15 6 (4.69%) Test Scripting
15 6 (4.69%) SOA
15 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.91%) Java
2 35 (27.34%) C++
3 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.00%) C#
4 14 (10.94%) Objective-C
5 13 (10.16%) SQL
6 12 (9.38%) ActionScript
7 10 (7.81%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (5.47%) F#
9 6 (4.69%) Scala
9 6 (4.69%) ActionScript 2.0
9 6 (4.69%) PHP
10 3 (2.34%) Python
10 3 (2.34%) Lua
11 2 (1.56%) C
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.56%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.56%) HNC
3 2 (1.56%) HND
4 1 (0.78%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Puppet
1 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Facebook
2 8 (6.25%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) Twitter
4 5 (3.91%) Adobe
5 4 (3.13%) Apple
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) Progress
6 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.78%) Talend
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