The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 823 790 824
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 76 142 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 119 74
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £34,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Games
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Trend in the UK

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Games over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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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
England -20 75 £47,500 - 15
London -33 48 £50,000 - 7
South East +25 19 £44,500 +27.14% 2
Oxfordshire +23 18 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Oxford +23 16 £44,500 -11.00% 1
City of London +11 6 £52,500 -6.66%
West Midlands -17 4 £32,500 -38.09% 3
Dudley - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire -16 2 £33,750 -6.89%
South West -26 2 £33,750 -20.58%
Scotland +6 1 - -
Dundee +4 1 - -
Cirencester -2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Warwickshire -6 1 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Leamington Spa -7 1 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Games
2 69 (45.70%) Apple iOS
3 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (37.09%) Android
5 48 (31.79%) Java
6 43 (28.48%) C++
7 36 (23.84%) OO
8 35 (23.18%) iOS Development
9 31 (20.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 27 (17.88%) Scrum
11 26 (17.22%) Social Gaming
12 25 (16.56%) REST
12 25 (16.56%) MySQL
12 25 (16.56%) Analytics
13 24 (15.89%) Android Development
13 24 (15.89%) C#
13 24 (15.89%) iOS SDK
14 23 (15.23%) Facebook
15 22 (14.57%) Ajax
15 22 (14.57%) JSON
15 22 (14.57%) HTML
15 22 (14.57%) HTTP
15 22 (14.57%) Objective-C
16 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
16 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
17 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
17 20 (13.25%) SQL
18 19 (12.58%) Degree
18 19 (12.58%) Game Development
19 18 (11.92%) Social Media

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (7.28%) JBoss
1 11 (7.28%) Node.js
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) WordPress
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.66%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.57%) HTTP
2 10 (6.62%) SSH
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) VoIP
4 1 (0.66%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) SAN
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) MySQL
2 21 (13.91%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.28%) MariaDB
4 10 (6.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.99%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.66%) OLAP
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.66%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Maven
2 11 (7.28%) Ant
3 10 (6.62%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.62%) Subversion
3 10 (6.62%) Emacs
4 9 (5.96%) Grunt
5 8 (5.30%) JIRA
6 5 (3.31%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.31%) Mocha
6 5 (3.31%) Bower
7 4 (2.65%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.99%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.99%) Spock
9 2 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.66%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.66%) Gradle
10 1 (0.66%) Xcode
10 1 (0.66%) Selenium
10 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 151 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (10.60%) iGaming
3 4 (2.65%) Advertising
4 3 (1.99%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Finance
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 91 (60.26%) Developer
2 26 (17.22%) Games Developer
3 20 (13.25%) iOS Developer
4 15 (9.93%) Designer
5 13 (8.61%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Programmer
6 11 (7.28%) Database Designer
6 11 (7.28%) Database Developer
7 10 (6.62%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Mobile Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Mobile Games Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Junior
10 7 (4.64%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Tester
12 5 (3.31%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 25 (16.56%) REST
3 24 (15.89%) iOS SDK
4 22 (14.57%) HTML
4 22 (14.57%) Ajax
4 22 (14.57%) JSON
5 16 (10.60%) CSS
6 15 (9.93%) HTML5
7 14 (9.27%) Hibernate
8 13 (8.61%) Google Maps API
9 11 (7.28%) XML
9 11 (7.28%) J2EE
9 11 (7.28%) HTML5 Canvas
9 11 (7.28%) CSS3
10 10 (6.62%) AngularJS
10 10 (6.62%) EJB
10 10 (6.62%) SOAP
10 10 (6.62%) EJB 3.0
10 10 (6.62%) Java SE
10 10 (6.62%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) Social Gaming
2 18 (11.92%) Social Media
3 16 (10.60%) iPhone
4 14 (9.27%) Online Games
5 13 (8.61%) iPad
5 13 (8.61%) Augmented Reality
5 13 (8.61%) Mobile App
6 12 (7.95%) Replication
7 11 (7.28%) Clustering
7 11 (7.28%) Animation
8 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (5.30%) Client/Server
10 7 (4.64%) Open Source
11 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
12 5 (3.31%) User Experience
13 4 (2.65%) Mathematics
14 3 (1.99%) Statistics
14 3 (1.99%) Smartphone
15 2 (1.32%) Online Gambling
15 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 69 (45.70%) Apple iOS
2 56 (37.09%) Android
3 12 (7.95%) UNIX
4 10 (6.62%) Windows
5 8 (5.30%) Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) OO
3 35 (23.18%) iOS Development
4 27 (17.88%) Scrum
5 25 (16.56%) Analytics
6 24 (15.89%) Android Development
7 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 19 (12.58%) Game Development
9 17 (11.26%) OOP
9 17 (11.26%) MVC
10 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
11 13 (8.61%) Time Management
12 12 (7.95%) TDD
13 11 (7.28%) Workflow
13 11 (7.28%) Performance Analysis
14 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (5.30%) Project Management
15 8 (5.30%) DevOps
16 7 (4.64%) Quantitative Analysis
17 6 (3.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) Java
2 43 (28.48%) C++
3 24 (15.89%) C#
4 22 (14.57%) Objective-C
5 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.25%) SQL
7 14 (9.27%) PHP
8 10 (6.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.30%) Scala
10 5 (3.31%) ActionScript
11 4 (2.65%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.99%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.99%) C
13 2 (1.32%) Python
14 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.31%) Puppet
2 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) logstash
4 1 (0.66%) Salt
4 1 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Facebook
2 15 (9.93%) Google
3 14 (9.27%) Twitter
4 6 (3.97%) Adobe
5 4 (2.65%) Progress
5 4 (2.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.66%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.66%) Talend
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle
6 1 (0.66%) Cognos
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) Dell
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
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