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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 145 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 23 39 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 4.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
1044 931 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.97% 30.10% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 660 603 566
Average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram 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 21 August 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 -2 16 £31,250 +4.16%
Edinburgh - 6 £36,000 -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (55.88%) Android
2 19 (55.88%) Apple iOS
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 13 (38.24%) MVC
6 12 (35.29%) Social Gaming
7 11 (32.35%) C++
8 9 (26.47%) Android Development
8 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
9 8 (23.53%) OpenGL
9 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 8 (23.53%) cocos2d
10 6 (17.65%) PHP
10 6 (17.65%) MySQL
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Twitter
10 6 (17.65%) OpenGL ES
11 5 (14.71%) Windows
12 4 (11.76%) Java
12 4 (11.76%) SQL
12 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
13 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
13 3 (8.82%) Web Services
13 3 (8.82%) OOP
13 3 (8.82%) OO
13 3 (8.82%) Apache
13 3 (8.82%) SMTP
13 3 (8.82%) HTTP

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SMTP
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
General
1 34 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Senior Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Web Developer
4 11 (32.35%) Lead Developer
5 8 (23.53%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
6 7 (20.59%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
8 5 (14.71%) Lead Web Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Lead C# Developer
8 5 (14.71%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (14.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Games Programmer
9 4 (11.76%) Programmer
10 3 (8.82%) Graduate
10 3 (8.82%) Junior
10 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) OpenGL
2 8 (23.53%) cocos2d
3 6 (17.65%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Social Gaming
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Online Games
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Animation
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Android
1 19 (55.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Android Development
2 9 (26.47%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.82%) OOP
3 3 (8.82%) OO
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.82%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.82%) Game Development
3 3 (8.82%) User Stories
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Twitter
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Zend