The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 152 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 18 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 2.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 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%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1039 996 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.28% 30.81% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 617
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mobile Games
UK

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 30 July 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 -8 13 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Edinburgh - 4 £36,000 - 1
Mobile Games
UK

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (51.52%) Android
2 17 (51.52%) Apple iOS
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
4 13 (39.39%) C#
5 11 (33.33%) C++
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (33.33%) MVC
6 10 (30.30%) Social Gaming
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) OpenGL
8 8 (24.24%) cocos2d
9 6 (18.18%) Android Development
9 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.18%) Twitter
9 6 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
10 5 (15.15%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) PHP
11 4 (12.12%) MySQL
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) Game Development
12 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
12 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
12 3 (9.09%) Node.js
12 3 (9.09%) User Stories
12 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
12 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Route 53
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SMTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 33 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Senior Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Web Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Programmer
7 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Games Programmer
8 3 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Junior
9 2 (6.06%) Mobile Games Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) OpenGL
2 8 (24.24%) cocos2d
3 6 (18.18%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.03%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Social Gaming
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Android
1 17 (51.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (18.18%) Android Development
2 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 4 (12.12%) Game Development
4 3 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Strategic Management
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Twitter
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) Progress
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Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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