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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 826 789 765
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -24
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 52 112 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.10% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 79 67
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +11.11%
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
41495 44077 41182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.20% 39.94% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33241 35243 33776
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 £75,000 £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 3 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 3 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 -28 30 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South East +20 15 £44,500 +11.25% 2
South West -10 2 £37,500 -21.05%
West Midlands -15 2 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North West - 2 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Games
2 62 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (44.19%) Apple iOS
4 49 (37.98%) Android
5 42 (32.56%) Java
6 37 (28.68%) C++
7 31 (24.03%) Scrum
7 31 (24.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 30 (23.26%) C#
8 30 (23.26%) OO
9 27 (20.93%) Social Gaming
10 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
10 25 (19.38%) iOS Development
11 23 (17.83%) Game Development
12 21 (16.28%) HTML
13 20 (15.50%) iOS SDK
13 20 (15.50%) Analytics
14 19 (14.73%) REST
15 18 (13.95%) Facebook
15 18 (13.95%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.95%) Degree
15 18 (13.95%) Objective-C
15 18 (13.95%) Android Development
16 17 (13.18%) CSS
16 17 (13.18%) HTTP
17 16 (12.40%) SQL
17 16 (12.40%) JSON
18 15 (11.63%) Mobile App
19 14 (10.85%) MVC
20 13 (10.08%) Social Media

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (3.88%) JBoss
2 4 (3.10%) Node.js
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (1.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.10%) MS Project
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) 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 17 (13.18%) HTTP
2 4 (3.10%) SSH
3 2 (1.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) SAN
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) MySQL
1 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.78%) OLAP
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.78%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) Maven
3 7 (5.43%) Subversion
4 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.88%) Ant
5 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.10%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.10%) Emacs
7 3 (2.33%) Spock
7 3 (2.33%) Grunt
7 3 (2.33%) JUnit
8 2 (1.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.55%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.78%) Mockito
9 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.78%) Gradle
9 1 (0.78%) Xcode
9 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 129 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (10.08%) iGaming
3 10 (7.75%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Finance
5 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.10%) Advertising
7 2 (1.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (52.71%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Games Developer
3 16 (12.40%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Programmer
5 9 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Junior
6 8 (6.20%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Mobile Games Developer
7 7 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Games Programmer
9 5 (3.88%) QA Leader
10 4 (3.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.10%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.10%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 21 (16.28%) HTML
3 20 (15.50%) iOS SDK
4 19 (14.73%) REST
5 17 (13.18%) CSS
6 16 (12.40%) JSON
7 13 (10.08%) Ajax
8 12 (9.30%) HTML5
9 11 (8.53%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.75%) Middleware
11 9 (6.98%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.98%) Google Maps API
12 7 (5.43%) Spring
12 7 (5.43%) Flash
13 6 (4.65%) SOAP
14 5 (3.88%) JSP
14 5 (3.88%) J2EE
14 5 (3.88%) XML
14 5 (3.88%) Java SE
14 5 (3.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Social Gaming
2 15 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.08%) Social Media
4 12 (9.30%) Online Games
5 11 (8.53%) iPhone
6 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.98%) Augmented Reality
7 9 (6.98%) iPad
7 9 (6.98%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.88%) Animation
8 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.10%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (3.10%) User Experience
10 3 (2.33%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.33%) Social Network
10 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.55%) Statistics
11 2 (1.55%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.78%) Browser Games
12 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.19%) Apple iOS
2 49 (37.98%) Android
3 6 (4.65%) Windows
3 6 (4.65%) Linux
4 4 (3.10%) UNIX
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) Scrum
3 30 (23.26%) OO
4 25 (19.38%) iOS Development
5 23 (17.83%) Game Development
6 20 (15.50%) Analytics
7 18 (13.95%) Android Development
7 18 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.85%) MVC
9 12 (9.30%) OOP
9 12 (9.30%) TDD
10 11 (8.53%) Project Management
11 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.20%) SOA
13 8 (6.20%) DevOps
13 8 (6.20%) Time Management
14 7 (5.43%) Open Source
14 7 (5.43%) Mobile Development
14 7 (5.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) Java
2 37 (28.68%) C++
3 30 (23.26%) C#
4 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.95%) Objective-C
6 16 (12.40%) SQL
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
8 8 (6.20%) Scala
9 7 (5.43%) ActionScript
10 6 (4.65%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (3.10%) F#
11 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.55%) Python
14 1 (0.78%) C
14 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) HNC
3 1 (0.78%) HND
3 1 (0.78%) CSQA
3 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.55%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) logstash
4 1 (0.78%) Salt
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Facebook
2 10 (7.75%) Google
3 9 (6.98%) Twitter
4 6 (4.65%) Adobe
5 4 (3.10%) Progress
5 4 (3.10%) Apple
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Dell
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.78%) Talend
8 1 (0.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) Riverbed
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