The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 784 756 825
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +69
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 121 123 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 85 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -12.14%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 25 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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 102 £45,000 - 9
London -21 70 £45,000 - 5
Scotland -15 19 £32,500 +8.33% 2
City of London -19 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dundee -6 14 £31,250 +4.16% 2
Warwickshire +14 9 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -7 9 £42,500 - 1
South East -8 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -6 7 £35,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -42 7 - -
Leeds -44 7 - -
Yorkshire -49 7 - - 1
Gloucestershire +4 6 £35,000 +11.11%
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa +11 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £36,000 -
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 1 £35,000 -
East Sussex -19 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Brighton -23 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Bath - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Games
2 86 (32.70%) Android
3 84 (31.94%) Apple iOS
4 72 (27.38%) HTML
5 69 (26.24%) JavaScript
6 68 (25.86%) CSS
7 62 (23.57%) OO
8 59 (22.43%) Java
8 59 (22.43%) HTML5
9 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (18.63%) CSS3
11 47 (17.87%) Game Development
11 47 (17.87%) C#
12 45 (17.11%) Time Management
13 43 (16.35%) Scrum
14 40 (15.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 38 (14.45%) C++
16 36 (13.69%) MySQL
17 31 (11.79%) Web Services
18 30 (11.41%) HTML5 Canvas
19 29 (11.03%) SQL
19 29 (11.03%) Shell Script
20 28 (10.65%) Project Management
20 28 (10.65%) PHP
20 28 (10.65%) Linux
20 28 (10.65%) MVC
21 27 (10.27%) Subversion
22 26 (9.89%) TDD
22 26 (9.89%) UNIX
22 26 (9.89%) SOAP

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (6.84%) Node.js
2 13 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.04%) WordPress
4 6 (2.28%) Apache
5 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.90%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (1.52%) Maya
5 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.76%) Route 53
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.60%) SSH
2 14 (5.32%) Internet
3 10 (3.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) SMTP
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.69%) MySQL
2 20 (7.60%) RDBMS
2 20 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.90%) Redis
7 5 (1.90%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.14%) Riak
9 3 (1.14%) Big Data
9 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.14%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (10.27%) Subversion
2 23 (8.75%) Ant
3 22 (8.37%) Maven
4 20 (7.60%) Emacs
5 13 (4.94%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.80%) Selenium
7 9 (3.42%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.04%) Grunt
8 8 (3.04%) Bower
8 8 (3.04%) Mocha
8 8 (3.04%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.28%) JBehave
10 5 (1.90%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.90%) JIRA
11 3 (1.14%) Xcode
11 3 (1.14%) Hudson
12 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.38%) Redmine
General
1 263 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (6.08%) Retail
3 10 (3.80%) Finance
4 8 (3.04%) iGaming
5 6 (2.28%) Marketing
6 5 (1.90%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
7 3 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (62.36%) Developer
2 40 (15.21%) Games Developer
3 31 (11.79%) Web Developer
4 26 (9.89%) Project Manager
5 24 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.37%) Mobile Developer
7 21 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.60%) Programmer
9 18 (6.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (6.08%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.32%) Designer
12 12 (4.56%) Junior Developer
12 12 (4.56%) Junior
13 11 (4.18%) J2EE Developer
13 11 (4.18%) Games Programmer
14 9 (3.42%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Mobile Games Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
15 8 (3.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.38%) HTML
2 68 (25.86%) CSS
3 59 (22.43%) HTML5
4 49 (18.63%) CSS3
5 40 (15.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 31 (11.79%) Web Services
7 30 (11.41%) HTML5 Canvas
8 26 (9.89%) SOAP
9 25 (9.51%) XML
10 24 (9.13%) Sass
11 22 (8.37%) jQuery
12 21 (7.98%) RESTful
12 21 (7.98%) Ajax
12 21 (7.98%) .NET
13 20 (7.60%) J2EE
13 20 (7.60%) OpenGL
13 20 (7.60%) Hibernate
14 17 (6.46%) Flash
14 17 (6.46%) JSON
15 14 (5.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.75%) Social Gaming
2 21 (7.98%) iPhone
3 18 (6.84%) Animation
4 15 (5.70%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.94%) Online Games
5 13 (4.94%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.56%) iPad
6 12 (4.56%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.04%) Smartphone
7 8 (3.04%) Social Media
8 7 (2.66%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.90%) Replication
10 4 (1.52%) Physics
11 3 (1.14%) Psychology
11 3 (1.14%) Social Network
11 3 (1.14%) IPTV
11 3 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.76%) Open Source
12 2 (0.76%) PDA
12 2 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.70%) Android
2 84 (31.94%) Apple iOS
3 28 (10.65%) Linux
4 26 (9.89%) UNIX
5 7 (2.66%) Windows
6 6 (2.28%) CentOS
6 6 (2.28%) Debian
7 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.57%) OO
2 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.87%) Game Development
4 45 (17.11%) Time Management
5 43 (16.35%) Scrum
6 28 (10.65%) Project Management
6 28 (10.65%) MVC
7 26 (9.89%) TDD
8 20 (7.60%) Android Development
8 20 (7.60%) iOS Development
9 19 (7.22%) Web Development
9 19 (7.22%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.46%) OOP
11 16 (6.08%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.70%) BDD
13 13 (4.94%) High Availability
14 10 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (2.66%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 7 (2.66%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.24%) JavaScript
2 59 (22.43%) Java
3 47 (17.87%) C#
4 38 (14.45%) C++
5 29 (11.03%) SQL
5 29 (11.03%) Shell Script
6 28 (10.65%) PHP
7 16 (6.08%) Python
8 14 (5.32%) ActionScript
9 11 (4.18%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.66%) Ruby
10 7 (2.66%) Scala
11 6 (2.28%) Perl
12 5 (1.90%) XPath
12 5 (1.90%) PowerHouse
13 4 (1.52%) Lua
13 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (1.52%) HLSL
14 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 24 (9.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.42%) Puppet
2 6 (2.28%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.52%) Nagios
5 3 (1.14%) Salt
5 3 (1.14%) Cacti
6 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (7.60%) Twitter
2 16 (6.08%) JBoss
3 15 (5.70%) Facebook
4 7 (2.66%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.90%) Adobe
5 5 (1.90%) Apple
5 5 (1.90%) Google
6 3 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.38%) Progress
7 1 (0.38%) Zend
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