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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 848 810 781
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -29
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 54 128 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 79
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +11.11%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 24 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 3 July 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 -37 52 £45,000 - 14
London -28 30 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South East +20 15 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Oxfordshire +19 12 £49,500 -17.50%
Oxford +14 12 £49,500 -17.50%
City of London +23 4 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +9 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £37,500 +7.14%
South West -10 2 £37,500 -21.05%
West Midlands -15 2 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Cirencester - 2 £37,500 -
Dundee -8 1 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
Leamington Spa -16 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -21 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Beckenham - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Games
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (44.27%) Apple iOS
4 50 (38.17%) Android
5 42 (32.06%) Java
6 37 (28.24%) C++
7 31 (23.66%) Scrum
7 31 (23.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 30 (22.90%) C#
8 30 (22.90%) OO
9 27 (20.61%) Social Gaming
10 25 (19.08%) iOS Development
10 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
11 23 (17.56%) Game Development
12 22 (16.79%) HTML
13 20 (15.27%) iOS SDK
13 20 (15.27%) Analytics
14 19 (14.50%) REST
14 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.74%) Degree
15 18 (13.74%) Objective-C
15 18 (13.74%) Facebook
15 18 (13.74%) Android Development
16 17 (12.98%) CSS
16 17 (12.98%) HTTP
17 16 (12.21%) SQL
17 16 (12.21%) JSON
18 15 (11.45%) Mobile App
19 14 (10.69%) MVC
20 13 (9.92%) HTML5

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (3.82%) JBoss
2 4 (3.05%) Node.js
3 3 (2.29%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.05%) MS Project
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.76%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) SSH
3 2 (1.53%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.76%) Broadband
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) MySQL
1 10 (7.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) JIRA
2 8 (6.11%) Maven
3 7 (5.34%) Subversion
4 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.82%) Ant
5 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.05%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.05%) Emacs
7 3 (2.29%) Spock
7 3 (2.29%) Grunt
7 3 (2.29%) JUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.53%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.76%) Mockito
9 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.76%) Gradle
9 1 (0.76%) Xcode
9 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 131 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (9.92%) iGaming
3 10 (7.63%) Banking
4 8 (6.11%) Finance
5 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (51.91%) Developer
2 24 (18.32%) Games Developer
3 16 (12.21%) iOS Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Programmer
5 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Junior
6 8 (6.11%) Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Mobile Games Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Games Programmer
9 5 (3.82%) QA Leader
10 4 (3.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Tester
10 4 (3.05%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 22 (16.79%) HTML
3 20 (15.27%) iOS SDK
4 19 (14.50%) REST
5 17 (12.98%) CSS
6 16 (12.21%) JSON
7 13 (9.92%) Ajax
7 13 (9.92%) HTML5
8 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
9 10 (7.63%) Middleware
10 9 (6.87%) Hibernate
10 9 (6.87%) Google Maps API
11 7 (5.34%) Spring
11 7 (5.34%) Flash
12 6 (4.58%) SOAP
13 5 (3.82%) JSP
13 5 (3.82%) J2EE
13 5 (3.82%) XML
13 5 (3.82%) Java SE
13 5 (3.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Social Gaming
2 15 (11.45%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.92%) Social Media
4 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.16%) Online Games
5 11 (8.40%) iPhone
6 9 (6.87%) Client/Server
6 9 (6.87%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (6.87%) iPad
7 5 (3.82%) Animation
7 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (3.05%) User Experience
9 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.29%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.29%) Social Network
10 2 (1.53%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.53%) Statistics
11 1 (0.76%) Replication
11 1 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) Apple iOS
2 50 (38.17%) Android
3 6 (4.58%) Windows
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) UNIX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) Scrum
3 30 (22.90%) OO
4 25 (19.08%) iOS Development
5 23 (17.56%) Game Development
6 20 (15.27%) Analytics
7 19 (14.50%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.74%) Android Development
9 14 (10.69%) MVC
10 12 (9.16%) OOP
10 12 (9.16%) TDD
11 11 (8.40%) Project Management
12 10 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (6.11%) Time Management
14 8 (6.11%) DevOps
14 8 (6.11%) SOA
15 7 (5.34%) Workflow
15 7 (5.34%) Quantitative Analysis
15 7 (5.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.06%) Java
2 37 (28.24%) C++
3 30 (22.90%) C#
4 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.74%) Objective-C
6 16 (12.21%) SQL
7 10 (7.63%) PHP
8 8 (6.11%) Scala
9 7 (5.34%) ActionScript
10 6 (4.58%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (3.05%) F#
11 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.29%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.53%) Python
14 1 (0.76%) C
14 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.76%) HNC
3 1 (0.76%) HND
3 1 (0.76%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) CSQA
3 1 (0.76%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.82%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) logstash
4 1 (0.76%) Salt
4 1 (0.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Facebook
2 10 (7.63%) Google
3 9 (6.87%) Twitter
4 6 (4.58%) Adobe
5 4 (3.05%) Progress
5 4 (3.05%) Apple
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle
7 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Cognos
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.76%) Dell
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.76%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Riverbed
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