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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 817 839 767
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -72
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 80 51 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.047% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 43 107
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 22 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 19 December 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 +24 76 £47,500 +5.55% 9
London +29 48 £47,500 - 7
City of London +32 10 £55,000 -
North West 0 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
South East +17 9 £46,000 +130.00%
Manchester -9 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +7 4 £32,500 - 1
Dundee - 4 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -24 2 £38,750 +93.75%
Oxfordshire - 2 £44,250 -
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Games
2 58 (33.72%) Java
3 48 (27.91%) Apple iOS
4 46 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (25.58%) HTML
6 42 (24.42%) Android
7 41 (23.84%) MySQL
7 41 (23.84%) HTML5
8 33 (19.19%) C++
9 32 (18.60%) Degree
10 31 (18.02%) CSS
10 31 (18.02%) Time Management
11 29 (16.86%) OO
12 28 (16.28%) CSS3
13 27 (15.70%) Ant
13 27 (15.70%) Subversion
13 27 (15.70%) Maven
14 26 (15.12%) C#
15 25 (14.53%) JavaScript
15 25 (14.53%) Scrum
16 24 (13.95%) Shell Script
17 23 (13.37%) PHP
17 23 (13.37%) SQL
17 23 (13.37%) TDD
18 22 (12.79%) Ajax
18 22 (12.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 21 (12.21%) UNIX
20 20 (11.63%) Linux
20 20 (11.63%) SSH
20 20 (11.63%) Relational Database

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (9.30%) Node.js
2 15 (8.72%) JBoss
3 8 (4.65%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.91%) Apache
5 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (4.07%) Photoshop
4 6 (3.49%) Maya
5 5 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.74%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.58%) Blender
7 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) SSH
2 9 (5.23%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) DNS
3 2 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.84%) MySQL
2 20 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.23%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (15.70%) Ant
1 27 (15.70%) Subversion
1 27 (15.70%) Maven
2 20 (11.63%) Emacs
3 12 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 11 (6.40%) Grunt
5 10 (5.81%) Mocha
5 10 (5.81%) Bower
5 10 (5.81%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.65%) Axure RP
6 8 (4.65%) Selenium
7 6 (3.49%) JIRA
7 6 (3.49%) Gradle
8 5 (2.91%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.16%) Redmine
10 2 (1.16%) Xcode
11 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
General
1 172 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (8.72%) iGaming
3 5 (2.91%) Marketing
4 4 (2.33%) Retail
4 4 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
5 2 (1.16%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.58%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 96 (55.81%) Developer
2 29 (16.86%) Games Developer
3 23 (13.37%) Designer
4 16 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Programmer
5 15 (8.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 14 (8.14%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (7.56%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.98%) Games Programmer
8 12 (6.98%) Mobile Games Developer
9 11 (6.40%) J2EE Developer
10 10 (5.81%) Lead Developer
10 10 (5.81%) Graduate
11 9 (5.23%) Junior
11 9 (5.23%) Database Designer
11 9 (5.23%) Database Developer
11 9 (5.23%) Junior Developer
11 9 (5.23%) UX Designer
11 9 (5.23%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.58%) HTML
2 41 (23.84%) HTML5
3 31 (18.02%) CSS
4 28 (16.28%) CSS3
5 22 (12.79%) Ajax
5 22 (12.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 18 (10.47%) SOAP
7 16 (9.30%) Web Services
7 16 (9.30%) RESTful
8 15 (8.72%) HTML5 Canvas
8 15 (8.72%) J2EE
8 15 (8.72%) Flash
8 15 (8.72%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.14%) XML
10 11 (6.40%) EJB
10 11 (6.40%) XML-RPC
10 11 (6.40%) Java SE
10 11 (6.40%) jQuery
10 11 (6.40%) EJB 3.0
11 10 (5.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Social Gaming
1 20 (11.63%) User Experience
2 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.47%) Animation
4 15 (8.72%) Mathematics
5 12 (6.98%) Replication
5 12 (6.98%) Social Media
6 10 (5.81%) Mobile App
7 9 (5.23%) Clustering
8 6 (3.49%) Online Games
9 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.33%) Social Network
10 4 (2.33%) iPhone
10 4 (2.33%) Psychology
10 4 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.33%) IPTV
11 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.74%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.91%) Apple iOS
2 42 (24.42%) Android
3 21 (12.21%) UNIX
4 20 (11.63%) Linux
5 13 (7.56%) Windows
6 6 (3.49%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.49%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.16%) Debian
7 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.02%) Time Management
3 29 (16.86%) OO
4 25 (14.53%) Scrum
5 23 (13.37%) TDD
6 18 (10.47%) Web Development
7 17 (9.88%) iOS Development
7 17 (9.88%) Mentoring
8 15 (8.72%) Android Development
9 14 (8.14%) Game Development
10 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.40%) BDD
11 11 (6.40%) OOP
11 11 (6.40%) Project Management
12 10 (5.81%) MVC
12 10 (5.81%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.23%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (5.23%) OO PHP
14 8 (4.65%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.72%) Java
2 33 (19.19%) C++
3 26 (15.12%) C#
4 25 (14.53%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.95%) Shell Script
6 23 (13.37%) PHP
6 23 (13.37%) SQL
7 17 (9.88%) Objective-C
8 8 (4.65%) Ruby
9 5 (2.91%) C
10 4 (2.33%) Perl
11 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.16%) Python
11 2 (1.16%) XPath
11 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.58%) GLSL
12 1 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.47%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) Puppet
2 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (8.14%) Adobe
2 13 (7.56%) Twitter
3 7 (4.07%) Facebook
4 5 (2.91%) Google
4 5 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.74%) Apple
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (0.58%) Intel
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