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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 820 854 771
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -83
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 57 32 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.030% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.077% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 71
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
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
41908 41484 40538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.13% 38.96% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34034 32525 33001
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
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% -

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 September 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 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 +16 47 £57,500 - 4
South East - 10 £47,500 -
Social Gaming
UK

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Games
2 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (28.00%) Java
5 27 (27.00%) Python
6 24 (24.00%) SQL
7 22 (22.00%) Scrum
7 22 (22.00%) Online Games
7 22 (22.00%) Apple iOS
7 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (21.00%) Facebook
9 20 (20.00%) Mobile Games
9 20 (20.00%) Linux
10 19 (19.00%) HTML
10 19 (19.00%) PHP
11 18 (18.00%) TDD
11 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (18.00%) MongoDB
12 17 (17.00%) iOS Development
12 17 (17.00%) Ajax
12 17 (17.00%) MySQL
13 16 (16.00%) Web Development
14 15 (15.00%) Subversion
14 15 (15.00%) Perforce
14 15 (15.00%) QA
14 15 (15.00%) ActionScript
14 15 (15.00%) Apache
14 15 (15.00%) DNS
14 15 (15.00%) Nagios
15 14 (14.00%) Flash

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.00%) nginx
4 1 (1.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.00%) Maya
3 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.00%) DNS
2 10 (10.00%) SMTP
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (17.00%) MySQL
3 8 (8.00%) Hazelcast
4 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.00%) Big Data
5 6 (6.00%) Redis
5 6 (6.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.00%) Neo4j
6 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.00%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Subversion
2 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.00%) PostSharp
5 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 100 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) iGaming
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (56.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Lead Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 10 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Junior
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) HTML
2 17 (17.00%) Ajax
3 14 (14.00%) Flash
4 11 (11.00%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (11.00%) Spring
5 10 (10.00%) Apache Camel
6 8 (8.00%) iOS SDK
6 8 (8.00%) CSS
7 7 (7.00%) XML
8 6 (6.00%) Google Maps API
9 5 (5.00%) LAMP
10 4 (4.00%) Web Services
10 4 (4.00%) .NET
10 4 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (3.00%) Middleware
11 3 (3.00%) HTML5
12 2 (2.00%) JSON
12 2 (2.00%) J2EE
12 2 (2.00%) JSP
12 2 (2.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Online Games
1 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 11 (11.00%) User Experience
4 10 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 7 (7.00%) Graphic Design
5 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.00%) iPhone
6 5 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (5.00%) Social Media
6 5 (5.00%) iPad
6 5 (5.00%) Statistics
7 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.00%) Data Extraction
7 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.00%) Online Gambling
9 2 (2.00%) New Media
9 2 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (20.00%) Linux
3 13 (13.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) Scrum
3 18 (18.00%) TDD
3 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.00%) iOS Development
5 16 (16.00%) Web Development
6 14 (14.00%) Analytics
7 13 (13.00%) Game Development
7 13 (13.00%) MVC
8 10 (10.00%) OOP
8 10 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (10.00%) Open Source
9 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) Android Development
10 7 (7.00%) DevOps
10 7 (7.00%) OO
10 7 (7.00%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.00%) Functional Programming
12 4 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.00%) Java
3 27 (27.00%) Python
4 24 (24.00%) SQL
5 19 (19.00%) PHP
6 15 (15.00%) ActionScript
7 12 (12.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 11 (11.00%) Scala
9 10 (10.00%) PHP5
10 8 (8.00%) Objective-C
10 8 (8.00%) C++
10 8 (8.00%) Lua
11 7 (7.00%) ActionScript 2.0
11 7 (7.00%) C#
12 6 (6.00%) R
13 5 (5.00%) MATLAB
14 4 (4.00%) Haskell
14 4 (4.00%) Erlang
14 4 (4.00%) F#
14 4 (4.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Nagios
2 2 (2.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Facebook
2 15 (15.00%) Perforce
3 11 (11.00%) Google
4 6 (6.00%) Twitter
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.00%) Progress
6 3 (3.00%) Tableau
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