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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Game
UK
Rank 821 890 880
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -10
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 32 57 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 67
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 18 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +74 31 £52,500 -4.54% 8
London +56 18 £55,000 - 4
South East +69 7 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Reading - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
Brighton +21 2 £55,000 +15.78%
East Sussex +13 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Birmingham +5 2 £39,750 -9.14% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £39,750 -3.63% 3
North West -9 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester -17 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Scotland +22 1 £30,000 -41.74%
Dundee +7 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £19,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Games
2 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.19%) QA
4 30 (27.52%) Android
5 28 (25.69%) Apple iOS
5 28 (25.69%) Java
6 26 (23.85%) Scrum
6 26 (23.85%) Game Development
6 26 (23.85%) Online Games
7 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
7 21 (19.27%) HTML
8 20 (18.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 19 (17.43%) OO
10 18 (16.51%) Degree
11 16 (14.68%) HTML5
12 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
12 15 (13.76%) C#
12 15 (13.76%) Project Management
13 14 (12.84%) C++
13 14 (12.84%) MySQL
13 14 (12.84%) CSS
13 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
13 14 (12.84%) Marketing
14 13 (11.93%) Kanban
14 13 (11.93%) Internet
14 13 (11.93%) React
15 12 (11.01%) User Experience
15 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (11.01%) PHP
15 12 (11.01%) Git (software)

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 3 (2.75%) Apache
2 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.83%) Jetty
2 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.92%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Google Play
3 1 (0.92%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 4 (3.67%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) VPN
3 3 (2.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) MySQL
1 14 (12.84%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.67%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.67%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) QlikView
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.34%) TestLink
4 5 (4.59%) Ant
4 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.59%) Gradle
4 5 (4.59%) Maven
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 3 (2.75%) Appium
5 3 (2.75%) Grunt
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) GoCD
6 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.83%) Xcode
7 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.92%) git-flow
7 1 (0.92%) Hudson
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 109 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (12.84%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) iGaming
4 7 (6.42%) Advertising
5 5 (4.59%) Back Office
5 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.67%) Finance
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 15 (13.76%) Games Developer
3 8 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (7.34%) Junior
3 8 (7.34%) Mobile Games Developer
4 7 (6.42%) PHP Developer
4 7 (6.42%) QA Tester
4 7 (6.42%) Tester
5 6 (5.50%) Analyst
5 6 (5.50%) Development Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Product Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Architect
6 5 (4.59%) Games Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Graduate
6 5 (4.59%) Marketing Manager
6 5 (4.59%) QA Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Java Games Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Mobile Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) HTML
2 20 (18.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 16 (14.68%) HTML5
4 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.84%) CSS
6 13 (11.93%) React
7 12 (11.01%) Node.js
8 10 (9.17%) CSS3
9 8 (7.34%) REST
10 7 (6.42%) Spring
11 6 (5.50%) jQuery
11 6 (5.50%) LAMP
11 6 (5.50%) RESTful
11 6 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (4.59%) Marmalade SDK
13 4 (3.67%) Laravel
13 4 (3.67%) OpenGL
13 4 (3.67%) Sass
13 4 (3.67%) Symfony
13 4 (3.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Online Games
2 12 (11.01%) User Experience
3 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.50%) Social Media
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.67%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.75%) Social Network
8 2 (1.83%) Animation
8 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.83%) Fintech
8 2 (1.83%) Physics
8 2 (1.83%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.92%) iPhone
9 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Android
2 28 (25.69%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.42%) Linux
4 5 (4.59%) BlackBerry OS
4 5 (4.59%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.59%) Windows
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) Game Development
2 26 (23.85%) Scrum
3 19 (17.43%) OO
4 15 (13.76%) Project Management
5 13 (11.93%) Kanban
6 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.09%) Functional Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Manual Testing
7 11 (10.09%) OOP
7 11 (10.09%) Web Development
8 10 (9.17%) Coaching
8 10 (9.17%) High Availability
8 10 (9.17%) TDD
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.34%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Software Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) Java
2 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.76%) C#
4 14 (12.84%) C++
5 12 (11.01%) PHP
6 11 (10.09%) SQL
7 8 (7.34%) Python
8 6 (5.50%) Apple Swift
9 5 (4.59%) Ruby
9 5 (4.59%) Scala
10 4 (3.67%) R
11 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.83%) Go
13 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.92%) Groovy
13 1 (0.92%) Perl
13 1 (0.92%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) ISEB
3 8 (7.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.67%) MBA
5 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (31.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Sun
2 4 (3.67%) Apigee
3 2 (1.83%) Apple
3 2 (1.83%) Intel
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.92%) Facebook
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) New Relic
4 1 (0.92%) PayPal
4 1 (0.92%) Samsung
4 1 (0.92%) Tableau
4 1 (0.92%) Zend
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Company-wide Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago