The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 585 604 530
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -74
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 43 49 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 82
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £41,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £62,450
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +13.04%
Social Gaming
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
19673 22624 20005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.20% 46.41% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16016 18391 16394
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in London

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in London

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

Social Gaming Salary Trend in London

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in London

Social Gaming
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the London region over the 3 months to 6 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 +28 2 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Social Gaming
England

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 56 (100.00%) Games
2 32 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (46.43%) Mobile Games
5 22 (39.29%) Java
6 21 (37.50%) iOS Development
7 20 (35.71%) Facebook
7 20 (35.71%) iOS SDK
8 19 (33.93%) MVC
9 18 (32.14%) Objective-C
9 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
9 18 (32.14%) Analytics
10 16 (28.57%) OOP
10 16 (28.57%) Android
11 15 (26.79%) Online Games
11 15 (26.79%) C++
12 14 (25.00%) Google
13 13 (23.21%) Google Maps API
13 13 (23.21%) OO
13 13 (23.21%) Twitter
14 12 (21.43%) Scrum
14 12 (21.43%) iPhone
14 12 (21.43%) Augmented Reality
14 12 (21.43%) REST
14 12 (21.43%) Social Media
14 12 (21.43%) iPad
15 11 (19.64%) JSON
15 11 (19.64%) QA
16 10 (17.86%) Ajax
16 10 (17.86%) HTTP

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Big Data
2 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.79%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.79%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Gradle
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (8.93%) iGaming
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) iOS Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) QA Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) QA Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Games Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Games Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Flash Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.57%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Designer
9 1 (1.79%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) iOS SDK
2 13 (23.21%) Google Maps API
3 12 (21.43%) REST
4 11 (19.64%) JSON
5 10 (17.86%) Ajax
6 6 (10.71%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) Flash
8 2 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) CSS
8 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.57%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.79%) Stage3D
9 1 (1.79%) WCF
9 1 (1.79%) JPA
9 1 (1.79%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) .NET
9 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Mobile Games
2 15 (26.79%) Online Games
3 12 (21.43%) iPhone
3 12 (21.43%) Augmented Reality
3 12 (21.43%) Social Media
3 12 (21.43%) iPad
4 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
4 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (10.71%) Statistics
6 6 (10.71%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
9 3 (5.36%) Online Gambling
9 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
10 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
10 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
10 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
10 2 (3.57%) User Experience
11 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 16 (28.57%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 19 (33.93%) MVC
4 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 18 (32.14%) Analytics
5 16 (28.57%) OOP
6 13 (23.21%) OO
7 12 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Bayesian Methods
10 3 (5.36%) Functional Programming
10 3 (5.36%) Game Development
10 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning
10 3 (5.36%) Memory Management
10 3 (5.36%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) Objective-C
3 15 (26.79%) C++
4 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) Scala
6 6 (10.71%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) ActionScript
8 4 (7.14%) R
9 3 (5.36%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (5.36%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) C#
11 1 (1.79%) Clojure
11 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.79%) Haskell
11 1 (1.79%) Erlang
11 1 (1.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Facebook
2 14 (25.00%) Google
3 13 (23.21%) Twitter
4 4 (7.14%) Progress
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
5 2 (3.57%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
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