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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 145 157 166
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 8 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +53.84%
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
1353 1125 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.48% 36.56% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 802 672 725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016. 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 -8 8 - -
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (76.92%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Apple iOS
4 8 (61.54%) Android
4 8 (61.54%) Mobile Development
5 7 (53.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (53.85%) C#
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 6 (46.15%) Game Development
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (38.46%) cocos2d
7 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 5 (38.46%) OO
8 4 (30.77%) IIS
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) MySQL
8 4 (30.77%) OOP
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 4 (30.77%) Physics
8 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (7.69%) Debian
11 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (7.69%) Change Management
11 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
11 1 (7.69%) HTML
11 1 (7.69%) Java

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mocha
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Programmer
2 6 (46.15%) C++ Programmer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior C++ Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Programmer
4 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C++/C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Games Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Games Producer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Game Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (38.46%) cocos2d
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 8 (61.54%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile Development
2 6 (46.15%) Game Development
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Iconography
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) ClojureScript
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Facebook
1 1 (7.69%) Rackspace