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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 801 810 779
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 78 62 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.060% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 92
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 19 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 27 January 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
(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 +15 75 £47,500 +5.55% 16
London +28 55 £47,500 -2.56% 10
South East -33 7 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +3 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 4
Scotland +16 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Brierley Hill - 3 £26,250 - 1
Dundee - 3 £32,500 -
Dudley - 2 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -9 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
North West -14 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £32,500 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Games
2 58 (35.80%) Java
3 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (29.63%) Apple iOS
5 41 (25.31%) Android
6 36 (22.22%) HTML
7 34 (20.99%) C++
8 33 (20.37%) HTML5
9 32 (19.75%) C#
9 32 (19.75%) MySQL
9 32 (19.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 26 (16.05%) Scrum
10 26 (16.05%) Degree
11 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
11 25 (15.43%) OO
12 23 (14.20%) CSS
12 23 (14.20%) Objective-C
12 23 (14.20%) TDD
13 22 (13.58%) Time Management
13 22 (13.58%) iOS Development
14 21 (12.96%) Ajax
15 20 (12.35%) Computer Science
15 20 (12.35%) CSS3
16 19 (11.73%) QA
16 19 (11.73%) Linux
16 19 (11.73%) Mentoring
17 18 (11.11%) Ant
17 18 (11.11%) Maven
18 17 (10.49%) Social Gaming
18 17 (10.49%) PHP

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (9.88%) Node.js
2 11 (6.79%) JBoss
3 8 (4.94%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.09%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (4.94%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (3.09%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.47%) Maya
5 3 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.62%) Blender
6 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) HTTP
2 11 (6.79%) SSH
3 2 (1.23%) SMTP
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.75%) MySQL
2 15 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.79%) MariaDB
3 11 (6.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.79%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Maven
1 18 (11.11%) Ant
2 15 (9.26%) Subversion
3 11 (6.79%) Grunt
3 11 (6.79%) Emacs
4 10 (6.17%) Bower
4 10 (6.17%) Jasmine
4 10 (6.17%) Mocha
4 10 (6.17%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.94%) JIRA
5 8 (4.94%) Axure RP
6 6 (3.70%) Gradle
6 6 (3.70%) Selenium
7 4 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.62%) Redmine
9 1 (0.62%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 162 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (8.02%) iGaming
3 6 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 92 (56.79%) Developer
2 34 (20.99%) Games Developer
3 24 (14.81%) Designer
4 13 (8.02%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (8.02%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.02%) Programmer
5 12 (7.41%) Games Programmer
5 12 (7.41%) Mobile Games Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Database Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Database Designer
7 10 (6.17%) Graduate
8 9 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.56%) UX Designer
8 9 (5.56%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Junior
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.22%) HTML
2 33 (20.37%) HTML5
3 32 (19.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 23 (14.20%) CSS
5 21 (12.96%) Ajax
6 20 (12.35%) CSS3
7 16 (9.88%) HTML5 Canvas
8 14 (8.64%) REST
8 14 (8.64%) JSON
9 13 (8.02%) Web Services
9 13 (8.02%) RESTful
10 12 (7.41%) SOAP
10 12 (7.41%) J2EE
10 12 (7.41%) Flash
10 12 (7.41%) Hibernate
11 11 (6.79%) Sass
11 11 (6.79%) LESS
12 10 (6.17%) iOS SDK
12 10 (6.17%) XML
12 10 (6.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.49%) Social Gaming
3 16 (9.88%) Animation
4 14 (8.64%) Mathematics
4 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
4 14 (8.64%) User Experience
5 13 (8.02%) Replication
6 12 (7.41%) Social Media
7 11 (6.79%) Clustering
8 10 (6.17%) Online Games
9 9 (5.56%) iPhone
10 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (4.32%) iPad
11 7 (4.32%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (3.09%) Social Network
13 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.85%) Statistics
13 3 (1.85%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Apple iOS
2 41 (25.31%) Android
3 19 (11.73%) Linux
4 13 (8.02%) UNIX
5 8 (4.94%) Windows
6 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.23%) Debian
8 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.23%) CentOS
8 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.05%) Scrum
3 25 (15.43%) OO
4 23 (14.20%) TDD
5 22 (13.58%) Time Management
5 22 (13.58%) iOS Development
6 19 (11.73%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.88%) Web Development
8 15 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.26%) OOP
8 15 (9.26%) Android Development
8 15 (9.26%) Analytics
9 14 (8.64%) Game Development
10 12 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.79%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.79%) Project Management
11 11 (6.79%) Performance Analysis
12 10 (6.17%) BDD
12 10 (6.17%) DevOps
12 10 (6.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.80%) Java
2 34 (20.99%) C++
3 32 (19.75%) C#
4 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.20%) Objective-C
6 17 (10.49%) PHP
7 15 (9.26%) SQL
8 13 (8.02%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.70%) C
10 5 (3.09%) Ruby
11 2 (1.23%) Scala
11 2 (1.23%) Perl
12 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.62%) Python
12 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.62%) GLSL
12 1 (0.62%) Lua
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.73%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) KVM
2 1 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.79%) Puppet
2 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.62%) logstash
4 1 (0.62%) Salt
4 1 (0.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Adobe
2 10 (6.17%) Google
3 9 (5.56%) Facebook
3 9 (5.56%) Twitter
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (0.62%) Dell
6 1 (0.62%) Intel
6 1 (0.62%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.62%) Riverbed
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