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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 814 780 804
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 76 125 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 105 68
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,700 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%

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
41229 45046 41568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 39.91% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32700 35319 33702
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 20 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 30 March 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 -26 76 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London -33 61 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East -2 6 £36,750 +5.00% 3
City of London -8 5 £50,000 -13.04% 2
West Midlands -24 5 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Dudley - 5 £32,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +13 4 £36,750 -26.50% 3
Oxford +3 2 £37,750 -24.50% 3
Gloucestershire -7 2 £32,500 -10.34%
South West -19 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Cirencester +1 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £27,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £27,500 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Games
2 64 (41.56%) Apple iOS
3 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (37.01%) Java
5 53 (34.42%) Android
6 37 (24.03%) C++
7 34 (22.08%) OO
8 32 (20.78%) iOS Development
8 32 (20.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 31 (20.13%) Scrum
10 27 (17.53%) C#
10 27 (17.53%) MySQL
11 26 (16.88%) HTML
12 25 (16.23%) REST
13 24 (15.58%) Social Gaming
14 23 (14.94%) Objective-C
15 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 21 (13.64%) HTTP
16 21 (13.64%) Ajax
16 21 (13.64%) JSON
16 21 (13.64%) iOS SDK
16 21 (13.64%) Facebook
17 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
18 19 (12.34%) Degree
18 19 (12.34%) HTML5
18 19 (12.34%) SQL
19 18 (11.69%) Maven
19 18 (11.69%) Analytics
20 17 (11.04%) Android Development
20 17 (11.04%) Social Media

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (8.44%) JBoss
2 12 (7.79%) Node.js
3 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 5 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.95%) Maya
4 3 (1.95%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) Blender
6 1 (0.65%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.65%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) HTTP
2 10 (6.49%) SSH
3 2 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.53%) MySQL
2 20 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.49%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.95%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (11.69%) Maven
2 15 (9.74%) Ant
3 12 (7.79%) Subversion
4 11 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.49%) Grunt
5 10 (6.49%) Emacs
6 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.19%) JIRA
8 6 (3.90%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.90%) Mocha
8 6 (3.90%) Bower
9 5 (3.25%) Gradle
10 3 (1.95%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.95%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.95%) Spock
11 2 (1.30%) Selenium
11 2 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.65%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.65%) Redmine
General
1 154 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (10.39%) iGaming
3 5 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Finance
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 97 (62.99%) Developer
2 34 (22.08%) Games Developer
3 19 (12.34%) Designer
4 18 (11.69%) iOS Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Mobile Games Developer
5 13 (8.44%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Database Designer
7 10 (6.49%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Programmer
8 7 (4.55%) Junior
9 6 (3.90%) Games Programmer
9 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
9 6 (3.90%) UX Designer
10 5 (3.25%) QA Leader
11 4 (2.60%) Build Engineer
11 4 (2.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 26 (16.88%) HTML
3 25 (16.23%) REST
4 21 (13.64%) Ajax
4 21 (13.64%) JSON
4 21 (13.64%) iOS SDK
5 19 (12.34%) HTML5
6 17 (11.04%) CSS
7 14 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 13 (8.44%) Flash
9 12 (7.79%) HTML5 Canvas
10 11 (7.14%) XML
10 11 (7.14%) J2EE
10 11 (7.14%) Google Maps API
10 11 (7.14%) CSS3
11 10 (6.49%) EJB 3.0
11 10 (6.49%) Java SE
11 10 (6.49%) EJB
11 10 (6.49%) SOAP
11 10 (6.49%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.58%) Social Gaming
2 17 (11.04%) Social Media
3 14 (9.09%) iPhone
3 14 (9.09%) Animation
4 11 (7.14%) Online Games
4 11 (7.14%) Replication
4 11 (7.14%) Clustering
4 11 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
4 11 (7.14%) iPad
4 11 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.19%) User Experience
8 7 (4.55%) Open Source
8 7 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.95%) Statistics
9 3 (1.95%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.56%) Apple iOS
2 53 (34.42%) Android
3 14 (9.09%) Linux
4 12 (7.79%) UNIX
4 12 (7.79%) Windows
5 4 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) OO
3 32 (20.78%) iOS Development
4 31 (20.13%) Scrum
5 18 (11.69%) Analytics
6 17 (11.04%) Android Development
7 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 16 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.74%) MVC
8 15 (9.74%) OOP
9 14 (9.09%) TDD
9 14 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.09%) Time Management
10 13 (8.44%) Game Development
11 12 (7.79%) DevOps
12 11 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
12 11 (7.14%) Workflow
13 9 (5.84%) Project Management
13 9 (5.84%) Web Development
14 6 (3.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.01%) Java
2 37 (24.03%) C++
3 27 (17.53%) C#
4 23 (14.94%) Objective-C
5 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 19 (12.34%) SQL
7 15 (9.74%) PHP
8 12 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.55%) Scala
10 4 (2.60%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.95%) C
11 3 (1.95%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.95%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.30%) Ruby
12 2 (1.30%) Perl
12 2 (1.30%) Python
13 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.65%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) CSQA
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 9 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
4 2 (1.30%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) logstash
5 1 (0.65%) Salt
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (13.64%) Facebook
2 14 (9.09%) Google
3 13 (8.44%) Twitter
4 9 (5.84%) Adobe
5 4 (2.60%) Progress
5 4 (2.60%) Apple
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.65%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.65%) Talend
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