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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 584 621 500
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -121
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 43 38 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.079% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 93
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
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
20310 21709 20613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.83% 45.04% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 17652 16735
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +37 7 £55,000 -13.72%
Social Gaming
England

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (100.00%) Games
2 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.95%) Java
4 24 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 23 (27.38%) Facebook
6 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 22 (26.19%) Online Games
7 21 (25.00%) Mobile Games
8 18 (21.43%) MVC
9 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 16 (19.05%) iOS Development
9 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (17.86%) Analytics
10 15 (17.86%) Python
11 14 (16.67%) OOP
11 14 (16.67%) Scrum
11 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 14 (16.67%) Google
11 14 (16.67%) iOS SDK
12 13 (15.48%) MongoDB
12 13 (15.48%) SQL
13 12 (14.29%) C++
13 12 (14.29%) Android
13 12 (14.29%) QA
14 11 (13.10%) Scala
14 11 (13.10%) Open Source
14 11 (13.10%) TDD
15 10 (11.90%) PHP
15 10 (11.90%) OO
15 10 (11.90%) Linux

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (3.57%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) HTTP
1 5 (5.95%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) SMTP
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.52%) MySQL
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.33%) Big Data
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (7.14%) Redis
5 4 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.76%) Hazelcast
6 3 (3.57%) BigQuery
6 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.19%) OLAP
7 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.38%) PostSharp
5 1 (1.19%) Gradle
5 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 84 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) iGaming
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) iOS Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Games Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 6 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 5 (5.95%) QA Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Core Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) QA Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Mobile Games Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Flash Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 10 (11.90%) Ajax
3 9 (10.71%) Google Maps API
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
4 7 (8.33%) Flash
5 6 (7.14%) JSON
5 6 (7.14%) REST
6 5 (5.95%) Apache Camel
6 5 (5.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (5.95%) Spring
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 4 (4.76%) .NET
7 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 4 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (3.57%) Middleware
9 2 (2.38%) Sensu
9 2 (2.38%) CSS3
9 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.19%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Online Games
2 21 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 8 (9.52%) iPhone
6 8 (9.52%) Augmented Reality
6 8 (9.52%) Social Media
6 8 (9.52%) iPad
7 6 (7.14%) Statistics
8 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
8 5 (5.95%) N-Tier
8 5 (5.95%) User Experience
9 4 (4.76%) Data Extraction
9 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (3.57%) Online Gambling
11 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
12 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 12 (14.29%) Android
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 16 (19.05%) iOS Development
4 15 (17.86%) Analytics
5 14 (16.67%) Scrum
5 14 (16.67%) OOP
6 11 (13.10%) TDD
6 11 (13.10%) Open Source
7 10 (11.90%) OO
8 6 (7.14%) Web Development
8 6 (7.14%) Game Development
8 6 (7.14%) DevOps
9 5 (5.95%) Functional Programming
9 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) ETL
10 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.86%) Python
4 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
6 12 (14.29%) C++
7 11 (13.10%) Scala
8 10 (11.90%) PHP
9 9 (10.71%) ActionScript
10 7 (8.33%) C#
11 6 (7.14%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (5.95%) PHP5
13 4 (4.76%) Haskell
13 4 (4.76%) Erlang
13 4 (4.76%) F#
13 4 (4.76%) Clojure
13 4 (4.76%) R
14 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
15 2 (2.38%) Ruby
16 1 (1.19%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Nagios
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.38%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Facebook
2 14 (16.67%) Google
3 9 (10.71%) Twitter
4 5 (5.95%) Perforce
5 4 (4.76%) Progress
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.38%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
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