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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 861 921 876
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -45
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 57 54 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.049% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 77
Median salary £67,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £37,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.16%

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
40498 45633 47520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.35% 41.58% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33042 36253 37553
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 57 £67,500 +54.28% 22
London +63 42 £72,500 +48.71% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 - - 2
North East - 8 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 8 - - 2
City of London +46 4 £55,000 +22.22% 2
North West +15 4 £23,750 -40.62% 1
Manchester +6 4 £23,750 -40.62%
West Midlands -7 3 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 - 2

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 151 (100.00%) Games
2 80 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (35.76%) Apple iOS
4 48 (31.79%) Java
5 40 (26.49%) Web Services
6 37 (24.50%) Android
7 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
8 30 (19.87%) TDD
8 30 (19.87%) HTML
8 30 (19.87%) Game Development
9 29 (19.21%) C++
10 28 (18.54%) C#
10 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
11 27 (17.88%) Refactoring
12 26 (17.22%) QA
12 26 (17.22%) Scrum
12 26 (17.22%) Mobile App
13 25 (16.56%) .NET
14 24 (15.89%) SQL
15 23 (15.23%) Mobile Development
16 21 (13.91%) iOS Development
16 21 (13.91%) OO
16 21 (13.91%) SOAP
16 21 (13.91%) MongoDB
17 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
17 20 (13.25%) RESTful
17 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (13.25%) BDD
17 20 (13.25%) OpenGL
17 20 (13.25%) CSS

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.96%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.30%) Confluence
3 3 (1.99%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.66%) Jetty
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.65%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.99%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.65%) SaaS
5 3 (1.99%) Datadog
6 2 (1.32%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) LAN
3 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.58%) MySQL
4 13 (8.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (6.62%) Big Data
5 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (5.30%) Neo4j
7 8 (5.30%) Redis
8 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.99%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.95%) JIRA
2 7 (4.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.64%) Grunt
3 5 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.31%) Hudson
4 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.99%) Log4Net
4 3 (1.99%) Maven
4 3 (1.99%) NUnit
5 2 (1.32%) Ant
5 2 (1.32%) Appium
5 2 (1.32%) Gradle
5 2 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Babel
6 1 (0.66%) Bower
6 1 (0.66%) GoCD
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 151 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (6.62%) Finance
3 9 (5.96%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Advertising
4 3 (1.99%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) iGaming
6 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 104 (68.87%) Developer
2 45 (29.80%) Games Developer
3 30 (19.87%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.91%) Mobile Games Developer
5 20 (13.25%) C++ Developer
6 18 (11.92%) C++ Games Developer
7 17 (11.26%) J2EE Developer
7 17 (11.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (9.27%) C Developer
8 14 (9.27%) C# Developer
8 14 (9.27%) C/C++ Developer
9 13 (8.61%) iOS Developer
10 11 (7.28%) Architect
10 11 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (6.62%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (6.62%) Java Architect
11 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.96%) Games Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.49%) Web Services
2 30 (19.87%) HTML
3 25 (16.56%) .NET
4 21 (13.91%) SOAP
5 20 (13.25%) CSS
5 20 (13.25%) OpenGL
5 20 (13.25%) RESTful
6 19 (12.58%) J2EE
6 19 (12.58%) Spring
7 18 (11.92%) Hibernate
7 18 (11.92%) JPA
8 17 (11.26%) JSON
9 16 (10.60%) HTML5
9 16 (10.60%) REST
10 15 (9.93%) CSS3
11 12 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 10 (6.62%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.96%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.96%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) Mobile App
2 18 (11.92%) Social Gaming
3 15 (9.93%) Online Games
4 12 (7.95%) User Experience
5 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.97%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.31%) Animation
7 3 (1.99%) Handset
7 3 (1.99%) Replication
7 3 (1.99%) Social Network
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.66%) Statistics
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.76%) Apple iOS
2 37 (24.50%) Android
3 15 (9.93%) Linux
4 9 (5.96%) CentOS
4 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Debian
5 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (52.98%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.53%) Software Engineering
3 30 (19.87%) Game Development
3 30 (19.87%) TDD
4 27 (17.88%) Refactoring
5 26 (17.22%) Scrum
6 23 (15.23%) Mobile Development
7 21 (13.91%) iOS Development
7 21 (13.91%) OO
8 20 (13.25%) BDD
9 17 (11.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (11.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 17 (11.26%) SOA
10 16 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.60%) Kanban
11 15 (9.93%) Android Development
12 14 (9.27%) Analytics
13 13 (8.61%) DevOps
14 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
14 12 (7.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) Java
2 29 (19.21%) C++
3 28 (18.54%) C#
3 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.89%) SQL
5 15 (9.93%) C
6 11 (7.28%) PHP
7 9 (5.96%) ActionScript
7 9 (5.96%) Scala
8 8 (5.30%) Clojure
8 8 (5.30%) Erlang
8 8 (5.30%) F#
8 8 (5.30%) Haskell
8 8 (5.30%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.30%) Ruby
9 3 (1.99%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.99%) Python
9 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.99%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ISEB
2 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.22%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.62%) Puppet
2 9 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.99%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.99%) Nagios
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (6.62%) Google
1 10 (6.62%) Splunk
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) Sun
3 7 (4.64%) Adobe
4 4 (2.65%) New Relic
5 3 (1.99%) Autodesk
5 3 (1.99%) PayPal
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (0.66%) IFS
7 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.66%) Sage
7 1 (0.66%) SAP
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