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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 585 569 578
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 31 101 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 86 53
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
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
19179 22738 20013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.78% 46.28% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15557 18602 16342
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 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
(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 +25 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Beckenham - 1 £37,500 -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 89 (100.00%) Games
2 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (53.93%) Apple iOS
4 42 (47.19%) Java
5 36 (40.45%) Android
6 33 (37.08%) OO
7 31 (34.83%) iOS Development
8 30 (33.71%) C++
9 26 (29.21%) Social Gaming
10 25 (28.09%) Scrum
11 23 (25.84%) iOS SDK
12 22 (24.72%) Facebook
13 21 (23.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 21 (23.60%) Objective-C
14 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
15 18 (20.22%) REST
16 17 (19.10%) Ajax
16 17 (19.10%) MVC
17 16 (17.98%) C#
17 16 (17.98%) OOP
17 16 (17.98%) HTTP
18 15 (16.85%) HTML
18 15 (16.85%) Analytics
18 15 (16.85%) Social Media
19 14 (15.73%) iPhone
19 14 (15.73%) JSON
19 14 (15.73%) Online Games
19 14 (15.73%) SQL
19 14 (15.73%) Google
20 13 (14.61%) QA

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (7.87%) JBoss
2 6 (6.74%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) HTTP
2 6 (6.74%) SSH
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.11%) MySQL
3 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.74%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.12%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.12%) OLAP
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Maven
2 7 (7.87%) Ant
2 7 (7.87%) Subversion
3 6 (6.74%) Emacs
3 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) Grunt
5 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.37%) Spock
7 2 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.12%) Selenium
8 1 (1.12%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) Bower
8 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.12%) Mocha
8 1 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 89 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (13.48%) iGaming
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) iOS Developer
3 13 (14.61%) Games Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.74%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Mobile Games Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Junior
6 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) QA Leader
7 4 (4.49%) UX Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Designer
7 4 (4.49%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.49%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Tester
8 3 (3.37%) Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (3.37%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.84%) iOS SDK
2 21 (23.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 18 (20.22%) REST
4 17 (19.10%) Ajax
5 15 (16.85%) HTML
6 14 (15.73%) JSON
7 13 (14.61%) Google Maps API
8 10 (11.24%) CSS
8 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
9 8 (8.99%) HTML5
9 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.87%) XML
10 7 (7.87%) J2EE
11 6 (6.74%) EJB 3.0
11 6 (6.74%) HTML5 Canvas
11 6 (6.74%) XML-RPC
11 6 (6.74%) Java SE
11 6 (6.74%) EJB
11 6 (6.74%) SOAP
11 6 (6.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.21%) Social Gaming
2 15 (16.85%) Social Media
3 14 (15.73%) iPhone
3 14 (15.73%) Online Games
4 13 (14.61%) iPad
4 13 (14.61%) Augmented Reality
5 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
6 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
7 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.49%) Animation
8 4 (4.49%) User Experience
9 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.25%) Online Gambling
9 2 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.12%) Statistics
10 1 (1.12%) Social Network
10 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Apple iOS
2 36 (40.45%) Android
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
4 6 (6.74%) Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) OO
3 31 (34.83%) iOS Development
4 25 (28.09%) Scrum
5 19 (21.35%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.10%) MVC
7 16 (17.98%) OOP
8 15 (16.85%) Analytics
9 12 (13.48%) Android Development
9 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.24%) Workflow
11 9 (10.11%) Game Development
11 9 (10.11%) Time Management
12 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.99%) DevOps
13 7 (7.87%) Project Management
13 7 (7.87%) TDD
13 7 (7.87%) Open Source
14 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
14 6 (6.74%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) C++
3 21 (23.60%) Objective-C
4 16 (17.98%) C#
5 14 (15.73%) SQL
6 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.99%) Scala
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.37%) ActionScript
9 3 (3.37%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (3.37%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (2.25%) C
11 1 (1.12%) Python
11 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.12%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (1.12%) Salt
3 1 (1.12%) Kibana
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Facebook
2 14 (15.73%) Google
3 13 (14.61%) Twitter
4 7 (7.87%) Adobe
5 4 (4.49%) Progress
6 3 (3.37%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) IBM
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.12%) Dell
7 1 (1.12%) Cognos
7 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.12%) Talend
7 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
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