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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 836 884 908
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 76 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.083% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 56 63
Median salary £41,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +52.77%

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
38956 46170 45905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 42.33% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31804 37195 35858
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 15 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 30 September 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 +41 73 £42,500 -22.72% 12
London +33 41 £50,000 -2.43% 6
West Midlands -2 12 £21,000 -50.58% 3
North West +6 10 £25,000 -58.33% 2
Birmingham -18 10 £25,250 -54.09% 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 - -
North East - 10 - -
Manchester -5 5 £25,000 -58.33% 2
Cheshire - 5 - -
Macclesfield - 5 - -
Halesowen 0 3 £21,000 -35.38% 2
City of London +41 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Leamington Spa +5 2 £33,750 +25.00%
Warwickshire -1 2 £33,750 +25.00%

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Games
2 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (30.00%) Java
4 42 (28.00%) Apple iOS
5 41 (27.33%) QA
6 38 (25.33%) Scrum
7 36 (24.00%) Android
8 34 (22.67%) HTML
9 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.00%) Online Games
11 26 (17.33%) Refactoring
11 26 (17.33%) TDD
12 25 (16.67%) CSS
12 25 (16.67%) Web Services
12 25 (16.67%) OO
13 24 (16.00%) Game Development
13 24 (16.00%) HTML5
14 23 (15.33%) Kanban
14 23 (15.33%) MySQL
14 23 (15.33%) Mobile App
15 21 (14.00%) SQL
16 20 (13.33%) Software Engineering
16 20 (13.33%) C#
16 20 (13.33%) CSS3
17 19 (12.67%) C++
18 18 (12.00%) BDD
19 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (11.33%) NoSQL
19 17 (11.33%) PHP
19 17 (11.33%) Jenkins

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 7 (4.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) 3ds Max
1 4 (2.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.00%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.67%) Google Play
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) MySQL
2 17 (11.33%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.00%) Big Data
6 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.33%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.33%) Redis
10 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) OLAP
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.00%) Grunt
4 6 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.00%) Hudson
5 5 (3.33%) Subversion
5 5 (3.33%) TestLink
6 4 (2.67%) Appium
6 4 (2.67%) JIRA
6 4 (2.67%) Selenium
7 3 (2.00%) Ant
7 3 (2.00%) Gradle
7 3 (2.00%) Maven
8 2 (1.33%) GoCD
9 1 (0.67%) Babel
9 1 (0.67%) Bower
9 1 (0.67%) git-flow
9 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 150 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (8.00%) Finance
3 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.33%) Advertising
4 5 (3.33%) iGaming
5 4 (2.67%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Publishing
6 3 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 84 (56.00%) Developer
2 26 (17.33%) Games Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.00%) Mobile Games Developer
5 13 (8.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.33%) Architect
7 11 (7.33%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (7.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 9 (6.00%) Games Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Junior
9 9 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
10 8 (5.33%) iOS Developer
10 8 (5.33%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Product Manager
11 7 (4.67%) C++ Games Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.67%) HTML
2 25 (16.67%) CSS
2 25 (16.67%) Web Services
3 24 (16.00%) HTML5
4 20 (13.33%) CSS3
5 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.67%) SOAP
7 14 (9.33%) J2EE
7 14 (9.33%) RESTful
8 13 (8.67%) JSON
8 13 (8.67%) Node.js
8 13 (8.67%) Spring
9 12 (8.00%) .NET
9 12 (8.00%) jQuery
9 12 (8.00%) React
9 12 (8.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 11 (7.33%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.33%) JPA
10 11 (7.33%) REST
11 9 (6.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Online Games
2 23 (15.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.67%) User Experience
4 13 (8.67%) Social Gaming
5 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.00%) Animation
7 6 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.33%) Social Media
9 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.67%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.67%) Replication
10 3 (2.00%) Handset
11 2 (1.33%) Physics
11 2 (1.33%) Statistics
12 1 (0.67%) iPad
12 1 (0.67%) iPhone
12 1 (0.67%) Motion Graphics
12 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (24.00%) Android
3 13 (8.67%) Linux
4 7 (4.67%) CentOS
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.33%) BlackBerry OS
5 5 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.33%) Windows
5 5 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.33%) Scrum
3 26 (17.33%) Refactoring
3 26 (17.33%) TDD
4 25 (16.67%) OO
5 24 (16.00%) Game Development
6 23 (15.33%) Kanban
7 20 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 18 (12.00%) BDD
9 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.67%) Project Management
10 16 (10.67%) Test Automation
11 15 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (9.33%) Mobile Development
12 14 (9.33%) Web Development
13 12 (8.00%) Coaching
13 12 (8.00%) Front End Development
13 12 (8.00%) High Availability
13 12 (8.00%) iOS Development
14 11 (7.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (30.00%) Java
2 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.00%) SQL
4 20 (13.33%) C#
5 19 (12.67%) C++
6 17 (11.33%) PHP
7 7 (4.67%) C
7 7 (4.67%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.67%) Python
7 7 (4.67%) Ruby
7 7 (4.67%) Scala
8 6 (4.00%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.67%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.00%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.00%) Groovy
10 3 (2.00%) Perl
10 3 (2.00%) R
11 2 (1.33%) Clojure
11 2 (1.33%) F#
11 2 (1.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.00%) ISEB
3 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (27.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Sun
2 7 (4.67%) Adobe
3 6 (4.00%) Splunk
4 5 (3.33%) Google
5 4 (2.67%) PayPal
6 3 (2.00%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.33%) Apple
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle
8 1 (0.67%) Samsung
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 per annum + £10K Equity & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Pro-Quest
Salary: 50000-55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 3 days ago