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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 157 160 158
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 1 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 1.13% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
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
1147 1324 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.61% 33.16% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 699 831 661
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 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
Dundee +1 1 - -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Games Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Producer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB