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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 150 166 148
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.097% 0.030% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.077% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
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
1063 1299 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.21% 39.36% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 697 778 615
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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
Dundee - 3 £32,500 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android Development
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Online Games
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) MVC

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Games Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Games Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Games Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
1 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA