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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 811 751 784
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +33
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 85 130 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 83 85
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 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
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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 -41 78 £45,000 - 11
London +7 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
City of London +22 14 £55,000 +7.31% 3
North West -11 14 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Manchester +2 9 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Warwickshire +2 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands -29 8 £50,000 +14.28%
South East -9 7 £42,500 +78.94% 1
Scotland -20 6 £28,750 -4.16% 2
Cheshire - 5 £25,000 -
Dundee 0 4 £20,750 -30.83% 2
Leamington Spa - 4 £51,250 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £41,250 -
Edinburgh -12 2 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire -45 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Yorkshire -56 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Oxford - 2 £36,500 -
East Sussex -14 1 £45,000 +89.47% 1
Brighton -22 1 £45,000 +89.47% 1
Leeds -32 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £50,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Games
2 68 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (29.27%) Java
4 59 (28.78%) Apple iOS
5 53 (25.85%) Android
5 53 (25.85%) HTML
6 49 (23.90%) HTML5
7 41 (20.00%) OO
8 39 (19.02%) Scrum
9 38 (18.54%) C#
10 37 (18.05%) Linux
10 37 (18.05%) CSS
10 37 (18.05%) Degree
11 36 (17.56%) C++
12 35 (17.07%) MySQL
12 35 (17.07%) Time Management
12 35 (17.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 33 (16.10%) JavaScript
14 31 (15.12%) CSS3
15 29 (14.15%) Game Development
15 29 (14.15%) User Experience
16 27 (13.17%) PHP
17 26 (12.68%) Shell Script
17 26 (12.68%) Subversion
18 25 (12.20%) TDD
18 25 (12.20%) QA
19 24 (11.71%) Ant
20 22 (10.73%) Social Gaming
21 21 (10.24%) Maven
22 20 (9.76%) Objective-C

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (7.80%) Node.js
2 13 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.37%) JBoss
4 9 (4.39%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.41%) Apache
5 7 (3.41%) WordPress
6 4 (1.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (3.90%) Maya
4 7 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.41%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.49%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) SSH
2 12 (5.85%) HTTP
3 7 (3.41%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) SMTP
4 3 (1.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.07%) MySQL
2 15 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 15 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.44%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Subversion
2 24 (11.71%) Ant
3 21 (10.24%) Maven
4 15 (7.32%) Emacs
5 14 (6.83%) Selenium
6 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.41%) Axure RP
7 7 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.93%) JBehave
8 6 (2.93%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.44%) Mocha
9 5 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.44%) Grunt
9 5 (2.44%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.44%) Gradle
9 5 (2.44%) Bower
10 3 (1.46%) JIRA
11 2 (0.98%) Xcode
11 2 (0.98%) Redmine
General
1 205 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (5.37%) Retail
3 10 (4.88%) iGaming
4 5 (2.44%) Finance
4 5 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (1.95%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 104 (50.73%) Developer
2 35 (17.07%) Games Developer
3 18 (8.78%) Mobile Developer
4 17 (8.29%) Designer
4 17 (8.29%) Programmer
5 16 (7.80%) Web Developer
6 14 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.34%) Junior
7 13 (6.34%) Junior Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Games Programmer
8 12 (5.85%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.85%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.85%) Graduate
8 12 (5.85%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.85%) Mobile Games Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Lead Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Administrator
10 9 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.39%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.85%) HTML
2 49 (23.90%) HTML5
3 37 (18.05%) CSS
4 35 (17.07%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 31 (15.12%) CSS3
6 19 (9.27%) Web Services
6 19 (9.27%) Flash
7 17 (8.29%) HTML5 Canvas
8 15 (7.32%) SOAP
8 15 (7.32%) Ajax
9 13 (6.34%) RESTful
10 12 (5.85%) jQuery
10 12 (5.85%) OpenGL
11 11 (5.37%) Hibernate
11 11 (5.37%) .NET
11 11 (5.37%) J2EE
12 10 (4.88%) XML
12 10 (4.88%) JSON
13 9 (4.39%) Sass
14 8 (3.90%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.15%) User Experience
2 22 (10.73%) Social Gaming
3 19 (9.27%) Mobile App
3 19 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.78%) Mathematics
5 17 (8.29%) Animation
6 9 (4.39%) Social Media
7 7 (3.41%) iPhone
7 7 (3.41%) Replication
8 5 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.44%) Social Network
8 5 (2.44%) Online Games
8 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.95%) Psychology
9 4 (1.95%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.95%) IPTV
9 4 (1.95%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.78%) Apple iOS
2 53 (25.85%) Android
3 37 (18.05%) Linux
4 20 (9.76%) UNIX
5 10 (4.88%) Windows
6 6 (2.93%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.95%) Debian
7 4 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.95%) CentOS
7 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.00%) OO
3 39 (19.02%) Scrum
4 35 (17.07%) Time Management
5 29 (14.15%) Game Development
6 25 (12.20%) TDD
7 19 (9.27%) Project Management
7 19 (9.27%) BDD
8 18 (8.78%) Android Development
9 17 (8.29%) iOS Development
10 16 (7.80%) OOP
10 16 (7.80%) Web Development
11 14 (6.83%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.85%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.37%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.37%) MVC
14 10 (4.88%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.39%) OO PHP
16 7 (3.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.27%) Java
2 38 (18.54%) C#
3 36 (17.56%) C++
4 33 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 27 (13.17%) PHP
6 26 (12.68%) Shell Script
7 20 (9.76%) SQL
7 20 (9.76%) Objective-C
8 11 (5.37%) Ruby
9 7 (3.41%) Python
10 5 (2.44%) Perl
10 5 (2.44%) Scala
11 4 (1.95%) C
12 3 (1.46%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.46%) XPath
13 2 (0.98%) Lua
13 2 (0.98%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.49%) GLSL
14 1 (0.49%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 37 (18.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) Puppet
2 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.49%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (8.78%) Twitter
2 16 (7.80%) Adobe
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.93%) Facebook
5 3 (1.46%) Google
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Zend
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle
7 1 (0.49%) Intel
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