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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 575 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 56 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 47
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
Mobile Games
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20719 20737 21219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.62% 44.17% 47.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17085 16708 17299
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in London

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in London

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in London

Mobile Games
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the London region over the 3 months to 2 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
City of London +28 12 £45,000 - 1
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 84 (100.00%) Games
2 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.52%) Java
5 26 (30.95%) HTML
6 25 (29.76%) Apple iOS
7 22 (26.19%) OO
7 22 (26.19%) TDD
8 21 (25.00%) Scrum
8 21 (25.00%) CSS
8 21 (25.00%) C#
8 21 (25.00%) Android
9 17 (20.24%) Online Games
10 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.67%) HTML5
12 13 (15.48%) Social Gaming
12 13 (15.48%) Spring
12 13 (15.48%) MVC
13 12 (14.29%) Mobile Development
14 11 (13.10%) Facebook
14 11 (13.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 11 (13.10%) F#
14 11 (13.10%) Hibernate
14 11 (13.10%) QA
14 11 (13.10%) C++
14 11 (13.10%) ActionScript
14 11 (13.10%) Web Services
14 11 (13.10%) Middleware
15 10 (11.90%) XML
15 10 (11.90%) Photoshop

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (5.95%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) Node.js
3 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.57%) MS Project
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) MySQL
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.38%) Couchbase
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JUnit
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
1 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.76%) Grunt
3 3 (3.57%) Mockito
3 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.57%) Subversion
3 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.38%) Spock
5 1 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.19%) Gradle
5 1 (1.19%) Bower
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
General
1 84 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.14%) Finance
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Games Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Mobile Games Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Lead C# Developer
4 10 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Lead Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Flash Games Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Flash Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 3 (3.57%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) HTML
2 21 (25.00%) CSS
3 14 (16.67%) HTML5
4 13 (15.48%) Spring
5 11 (13.10%) Middleware
5 11 (13.10%) Hibernate
5 11 (13.10%) Web Services
5 11 (13.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.90%) XML
6 10 (11.90%) CSS3
6 10 (11.90%) JSON
6 10 (11.90%) jQuery
7 9 (10.71%) JPA
7 9 (10.71%) Java EE
8 8 (9.52%) REST
8 8 (9.52%) RESTful
9 7 (8.33%) SOAP
9 7 (8.33%) iOS SDK
10 5 (5.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Online Games
2 13 (15.48%) Social Gaming
3 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.95%) Social Media
6 4 (4.76%) iPad
6 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) iPhone
6 4 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.38%) User Experience
8 2 (2.38%) Online Gambling
8 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.19%) Social Network
9 1 (1.19%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Apple iOS
2 21 (25.00%) Android
3 9 (10.71%) Linux
4 5 (5.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) TDD
2 22 (26.19%) OO
3 21 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.48%) MVC
6 12 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 9 (10.71%) SOA
7 9 (10.71%) Open Source
7 9 (10.71%) Game Development
8 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 7 (8.33%) DevOps
9 7 (8.33%) Project Management
10 5 (5.95%) OOP
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
10 5 (5.95%) Kanban
11 4 (4.76%) BDD
11 4 (4.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 29 (34.52%) Java
3 21 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (13.10%) C++
4 11 (13.10%) ActionScript
4 11 (13.10%) F#
5 10 (11.90%) SQL
6 7 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) Python
10 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.57%) Scala
10 3 (3.57%) Perl
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.19%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Snort
1 3 (3.57%) iptables
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) Nagios
2 3 (3.57%) Nessus
2 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.57%) Bcfg2
3 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 2 (2.38%) Graphite
3 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Facebook
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe
2 5 (5.95%) Google
3 4 (4.76%) Twitter
4 3 (3.57%) Apple
4 3 (3.57%) Progress
5 2 (2.38%) NetApp
5 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
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