The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 824 846 763
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -83
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 49 56 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.050% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 105
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +13.04%
Social Gaming
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
39670 44868 40491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.52% 40.29% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31571 35846 33231
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in England

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in England

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

Social Gaming Salary Trend in England

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in England

Social Gaming
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
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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 +23 42 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South East - 6 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
Social Gaming
UK

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 62 (100.00%) Games
2 32 (51.61%) Apple iOS
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (41.94%) Mobile Games
5 22 (35.48%) Java
5 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 21 (33.87%) iOS Development
7 20 (32.26%) Facebook
7 20 (32.26%) iOS SDK
8 19 (30.65%) MVC
9 18 (29.03%) Objective-C
9 18 (29.03%) Analytics
10 16 (25.81%) OOP
10 16 (25.81%) Ajax
10 16 (25.81%) Android
11 15 (24.19%) Online Games
11 15 (24.19%) C++
12 14 (22.58%) Google
13 13 (20.97%) Google Maps API
13 13 (20.97%) OO
13 13 (20.97%) Python
13 13 (20.97%) Twitter
14 12 (19.35%) REST
14 12 (19.35%) Social Media
14 12 (19.35%) iPad
14 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.35%) SQL
14 12 (19.35%) iPhone
14 12 (19.35%) Augmented Reality
14 12 (19.35%) QA

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Workday HCM
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 2 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
1 8 (12.90%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 62 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) iGaming
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) iOS Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) QA Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.68%) QA Leader
5 5 (8.06%) Games Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Games Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.23%) Designer
8 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) iOS SDK
2 16 (25.81%) Ajax
3 13 (20.97%) Google Maps API
4 12 (19.35%) REST
5 11 (17.74%) JSON
6 10 (16.13%) HTML
7 6 (9.68%) CSS
8 4 (6.45%) LAMP
8 4 (6.45%) Flash
9 2 (3.23%) Middleware
9 2 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (3.23%) HTML5
9 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.61%) Stage3D
10 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.61%) Spring
10 1 (1.61%) WCF
10 1 (1.61%) JPA
10 1 (1.61%) .NET
10 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Mobile Games
2 15 (24.19%) Online Games
3 12 (19.35%) Social Media
3 12 (19.35%) iPad
3 12 (19.35%) iPhone
3 12 (19.35%) Augmented Reality
4 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (16.13%) Mobile App
6 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.68%) Open Source
8 5 (8.06%) Statistics
8 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.45%) Data Extraction
10 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
10 3 (4.84%) Online Gambling
11 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
11 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
11 2 (3.23%) User Experience
11 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Apple iOS
2 16 (25.81%) Android
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 21 (33.87%) iOS Development
4 19 (30.65%) MVC
5 18 (29.03%) Analytics
6 16 (25.81%) OOP
7 13 (20.97%) OO
8 12 (19.35%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.68%) Web Development
10 5 (8.06%) ETL
11 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.84%) Game Development
12 3 (4.84%) Memory Management
12 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning
12 3 (4.84%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (4.84%) Bayesian Methods
12 3 (4.84%) Functional Programming
12 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) Objective-C
3 15 (24.19%) C++
4 13 (20.97%) Python
5 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.35%) SQL
6 8 (12.90%) PHP
7 7 (11.29%) Scala
8 5 (8.06%) ActionScript
9 3 (4.84%) R
9 3 (4.84%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.23%) C#
11 1 (1.61%) Clojure
11 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.61%) PHP5
11 1 (1.61%) F#
11 1 (1.61%) Haskell
11 1 (1.61%) Erlang
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Facebook
2 14 (22.58%) Google
3 13 (20.97%) Twitter
4 6 (9.68%) Perforce
5 4 (6.45%) Progress
6 2 (3.23%) Adobe
6 2 (3.23%) Tableau
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.61%) Cognos
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