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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 825 881 906
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +25
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 52 77 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.072% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 61
Median salary £40,000 £51,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +11.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £51,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-38.83% +28.75%

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
36816 45202 46174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.54% 42.56% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30051 36006 37313
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,433 £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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 14 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 5 December 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 +50 46 £40,000 -23.80% 15
London +59 26 £48,750 -7.14% 9
West Midlands -5 13 £28,500 +5.55% 4
Birmingham -5 12 £34,750 -18.23% 1
South East +63 5 - - 1
Reading - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Halesowen - 3 £21,000 - 3
North West -14 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Manchester -28 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Scotland +20 1 £30,000 -41.74%
Warwickshire +9 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Dundee -2 1 £30,000 -
Leamington Spa -9 1 £27,500 +1.85%

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Games
2 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (34.96%) Java
4 36 (29.27%) QA
5 33 (26.83%) Android
6 32 (26.02%) Online Games
7 31 (25.20%) Apple iOS
8 30 (24.39%) Scrum
9 28 (22.76%) HTML
9 28 (22.76%) OO
10 27 (21.95%) Game Development
11 23 (18.70%) Refactoring
11 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
11 23 (18.70%) TDD
12 22 (17.89%) CSS
12 22 (17.89%) HTML5
13 20 (16.26%) Degree
14 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
14 19 (15.45%) MySQL
15 18 (14.63%) Kanban
16 17 (13.82%) CSS3
16 17 (13.82%) PHP
16 17 (13.82%) Project Management
17 16 (13.01%) BDD
18 15 (12.20%) Marketing
18 15 (12.20%) Web Services
18 15 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 15 (12.20%) User Experience
19 14 (11.38%) Mobile App
19 14 (11.38%) Web Development

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 5 (4.07%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.63%) Jetty
2 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 3 (2.44%) TestFlight
3 1 (0.81%) Flurry Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) Internet
2 4 (3.25%) LAN
3 3 (2.44%) DHCP
3 3 (2.44%) DNS
3 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.44%) VPN
3 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) MySQL
2 13 (10.57%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.44%) Big Data
5 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.50%) Grunt
3 8 (6.50%) TestLink
4 6 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.07%) Subversion
6 4 (3.25%) Appium
6 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.25%) Hudson
6 4 (3.25%) Selenium
7 3 (2.44%) Ant
7 3 (2.44%) Gradle
7 3 (2.44%) Maven
8 2 (1.63%) GoCD
8 2 (1.63%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) git-flow
General
1 123 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (12.20%) Marketing
3 8 (6.50%) iGaming
4 7 (5.69%) Advertising
5 5 (4.07%) Back Office
5 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.25%) Finance
7 3 (2.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Developer
2 18 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.94%) Games Developer
4 10 (8.13%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Junior
6 8 (6.50%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Product Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Mobile Games Developer
7 7 (5.69%) QA Tester
7 7 (5.69%) Tester
7 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Development Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Graduate
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.76%) HTML
2 22 (17.89%) CSS
2 22 (17.89%) HTML5
3 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
4 17 (13.82%) CSS3
5 15 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 15 (12.20%) Web Services
6 13 (10.57%) Node.js
6 13 (10.57%) React
6 13 (10.57%) SOAP
7 12 (9.76%) J2EE
7 12 (9.76%) RESTful
8 11 (8.94%) jQuery
8 11 (8.94%) Spring
9 9 (7.32%) Hibernate
9 9 (7.32%) JPA
9 9 (7.32%) LAMP
10 8 (6.50%) Backbone.js
11 6 (4.88%) REST
11 6 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Online Games
2 15 (12.20%) User Experience
3 14 (11.38%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.88%) Social Media
6 5 (4.07%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.25%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.25%) Replication
7 4 (3.25%) Social Gaming
8 3 (2.44%) Animation
8 3 (2.44%) Social Network
9 2 (1.63%) Physics
9 2 (1.63%) Statistics
10 1 (0.81%) Economics
10 1 (0.81%) iPad
10 1 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.81%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.83%) Android
2 31 (25.20%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.94%) Linux
4 5 (4.07%) BlackBerry OS
4 5 (4.07%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.07%) Windows
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.44%) Debian
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) Scrum
3 28 (22.76%) OO
4 27 (21.95%) Game Development
5 23 (18.70%) Refactoring
5 23 (18.70%) TDD
6 18 (14.63%) Kanban
7 17 (13.82%) Project Management
8 16 (13.01%) BDD
9 14 (11.38%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.38%) Web Development
10 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.76%) Coaching
10 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.76%) Functional Testing
10 12 (9.76%) High Availability
10 12 (9.76%) Manual Testing
11 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.13%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.96%) Java
2 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.82%) PHP
4 13 (10.57%) C#
5 12 (9.76%) C++
6 11 (8.94%) SQL
7 8 (6.50%) Python
7 8 (6.50%) Ruby
8 6 (4.88%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.88%) Scala
9 4 (3.25%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.44%) Groovy
10 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.44%) Perl
10 3 (2.44%) R
11 2 (1.63%) Go
12 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) ISEB
3 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.25%) MBA
5 3 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) Sun
2 4 (3.25%) PayPal
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe
3 2 (1.63%) Apple
3 2 (1.63%) Google
3 2 (1.63%) Intel
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle
3 2 (1.63%) Splunk
4 1 (0.81%) New Relic
4 1 (0.81%) Samsung
4 1 (0.81%) Zend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 27 Days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago