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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 781 813 735
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -78
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 85 74 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 67
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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
41806 42101 41099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.09% 39.00% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33948 33029 33465
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +17 54 £51,250 +13.88% 6
South East +16 17 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands +3 6 £48,750 +14.70% 3
North West +1 6 £60,000 +166.66% 1
South West -8 2 £33,750 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (36.43%) Apple iOS
4 48 (34.29%) Android
5 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 40 (28.57%) Game Development
7 39 (27.86%) HTML
8 38 (27.14%) Java
9 34 (24.29%) Scrum
10 31 (22.14%) C#
11 30 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 28 (20.00%) TDD
13 27 (19.29%) C++
14 24 (17.14%) CSS
14 24 (17.14%) OO
15 20 (14.29%) ActionScript
15 20 (14.29%) Social Gaming
15 20 (14.29%) HTML5
16 19 (13.57%) Photoshop
16 19 (13.57%) Spring
17 18 (12.86%) Online Games
17 18 (12.86%) User Experience
18 17 (12.14%) Android Development
18 17 (12.14%) Hibernate
18 17 (12.14%) Web Services
18 17 (12.14%) XML
19 16 (11.43%) Flash
19 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
19 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
20 15 (10.71%) JPA

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 5 (3.57%) Node.js
2 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) JBoss
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Photoshop
2 10 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.00%) Maya
4 5 (3.57%) MS Project
5 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.43%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.71%) JIRA
2 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.57%) JUnit
4 4 (2.86%) Grunt
5 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.14%) Mockito
5 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.14%) Subversion
5 3 (2.14%) Maven
6 2 (1.43%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.43%) Spock
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) Xcode
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (7.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Finance
5 5 (3.57%) Marketing
6 4 (2.86%) iGaming
7 2 (1.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (49.29%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) Games Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Programmer
5 12 (8.57%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Mobile Games Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Lead Developer
7 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Lead C# Developer
8 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Designer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Designer
10 7 (5.00%) iOS Developer
10 7 (5.00%) Games Designer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Games Designer
10 7 (5.00%) Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Games Programmer
12 5 (3.57%) Junior
12 5 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.86%) HTML
2 30 (21.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (17.14%) CSS
4 20 (14.29%) HTML5
5 19 (13.57%) Spring
6 17 (12.14%) Hibernate
6 17 (12.14%) Web Services
6 17 (12.14%) XML
7 16 (11.43%) Flash
8 15 (10.71%) RESTful
8 15 (10.71%) JPA
8 15 (10.71%) Java EE
9 13 (9.29%) JSON
9 13 (9.29%) SOAP
9 13 (9.29%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.57%) CSS3
11 11 (7.86%) J2EE
11 11 (7.86%) Middleware
12 10 (7.14%) jQuery
12 10 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Social Gaming
2 18 (12.86%) User Experience
2 18 (12.86%) Online Games
3 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (5.00%) Graphic Design
6 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.29%) Social Media
7 5 (3.57%) iPhone
8 4 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.86%) iPad
9 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.14%) Social Network
10 2 (1.43%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.43%) Animation
10 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.71%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.43%) Apple iOS
2 48 (34.29%) Android
3 9 (6.43%) Linux
4 5 (3.57%) Windows
5 2 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Game Development
3 34 (24.29%) Scrum
4 28 (20.00%) TDD
5 24 (17.14%) OO
6 17 (12.14%) Android Development
7 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
7 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.71%) SOA
9 14 (10.00%) Mobile Development
10 13 (9.29%) MVC
11 11 (7.86%) Analytics
12 10 (7.14%) BDD
12 10 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 10 (7.14%) Refactoring
13 9 (6.43%) Open Source
14 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
15 7 (5.00%) Project Management
15 7 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 38 (27.14%) Java
3 31 (22.14%) C#
4 27 (19.29%) C++
5 20 (14.29%) ActionScript
6 14 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (7.86%) SQL
7 11 (7.86%) F#
8 8 (5.71%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.00%) Lua
9 7 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (3.57%) Python
10 5 (3.57%) PHP
11 3 (2.14%) Scala
11 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) Perl
12 2 (1.43%) C
13 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.71%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.43%) HNC
2 2 (1.43%) HND
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Snort
1 3 (2.14%) iptables
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 3 (2.14%) Nagios
2 3 (2.14%) Nessus
2 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.14%) Bcfg2
3 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.43%) Ansible
3 2 (1.43%) Graphite
3 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) Facebook
2 5 (3.57%) Adobe
2 5 (3.57%) Google
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle
3 4 (2.86%) Twitter
4 3 (2.14%) Progress
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) Apple
5 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.43%) VMware
5 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.71%) HP
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