The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 162 158 154
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.062% 0.18% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.47% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
Mobile Games
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1083 1284 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.52% 38.42% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 708 796 642
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in Scotland

Mobile Games
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
Dundee +10 2 £28,750 -17.85%
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (100.00%) Games
2 18 (72.00%) Android
2 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (48.00%) Social Gaming
4 11 (44.00%) C++
5 10 (40.00%) Android Development
5 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) OpenGL
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) cocos2d
8 6 (24.00%) Twitter
8 6 (24.00%) OpenGL ES
8 6 (24.00%) User Experience
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) PHP
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Phone
10 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Java
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) OOP
11 3 (12.00%) OO
11 3 (12.00%) Apache

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (8.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SMTP
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
General
1 25 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Lead Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Lead Web Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile Games Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Games Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Games Programmer
7 4 (16.00%) Programmer
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Graduate
10 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) OpenGL
2 7 (28.00%) cocos2d
3 6 (24.00%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Social Gaming
2 6 (24.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.00%) Online Games
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Android
1 18 (72.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Android Development
1 10 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) User Stories
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Game Development
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Twitter
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Zend