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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 829 896 889
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -7
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 70 81 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.074% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 82
Median salary £53,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-41.17% +18.05%

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
39754 46029 46566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 42.08% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32532 36867 36284
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 14 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 28 August 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 +55 70 £53,750 +13.15% 13
London +38 45 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Tyne and Wear - 12 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 - -
North East - 12 - -
North West +24 9 £22,500 -62.50%
Cheshire - 5 - -
Macclesfield - 5 - -
City of London +47 4 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands -5 4 £36,250 -25.64% 1
Manchester -6 4 £22,500 -62.50%
Birmingham -19 1 £20,000 -63.63%
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Games
2 75 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (39.51%) Apple iOS
4 51 (31.48%) Java
5 47 (29.01%) Android
6 37 (22.84%) HTML
7 35 (21.60%) C++
8 33 (20.37%) Scrum
8 33 (20.37%) Game Development
9 30 (18.52%) QA
9 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 30 (18.52%) Web Services
10 29 (17.90%) C#
10 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
11 27 (16.67%) SQL
12 26 (16.05%) TDD
12 26 (16.05%) Refactoring
12 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
13 25 (15.43%) OO
14 23 (14.20%) Mobile Development
15 21 (12.96%) iOS Development
15 21 (12.96%) CSS
15 21 (12.96%) Online Games
15 21 (12.96%) HTML5
16 20 (12.35%) MongoDB
16 20 (12.35%) .NET
17 19 (11.73%) MySQL
17 19 (11.73%) OpenGL
18 18 (11.11%) Social Gaming
18 18 (11.11%) CSS3

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 8 (4.94%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.09%) Confluence
4 4 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.85%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.85%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.73%) MySQL
3 16 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.94%) Big Data
6 8 (4.94%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.70%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.70%) Redis
8 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.17%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.56%) Grunt
4 9 (5.56%) JIRA
5 6 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.70%) Hudson
6 5 (3.09%) Subversion
7 4 (2.47%) Appium
7 4 (2.47%) Selenium
8 3 (1.85%) Ant
8 3 (1.85%) Gradle
8 3 (1.85%) Maven
9 2 (1.23%) GoCD
10 1 (0.62%) Babel
10 1 (0.62%) Bower
10 1 (0.62%) git-flow
10 1 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.62%) JUnit
10 1 (0.62%) webpack
General
1 162 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (6.79%) Finance
3 9 (5.56%) Banking
4 7 (4.32%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Publishing
5 3 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 101 (62.35%) Developer
2 43 (26.54%) Games Developer
3 23 (14.20%) Java Developer
4 21 (12.96%) Mobile Games Developer
5 20 (12.35%) C++ Developer
6 17 (10.49%) C++ Games Developer
7 14 (8.64%) iOS Developer
8 13 (8.02%) C Developer
8 13 (8.02%) C/C++ Developer
8 13 (8.02%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (7.41%) C# Developer
9 12 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (6.79%) Architect
10 11 (6.79%) J2EE Developer
10 11 (6.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (6.79%) Senior Developer
11 10 (6.17%) Games Engineer
12 9 (5.56%) Analyst
12 9 (5.56%) Data Analyst
12 9 (5.56%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.84%) HTML
2 30 (18.52%) Web Services
3 21 (12.96%) CSS
3 21 (12.96%) HTML5
4 20 (12.35%) .NET
5 19 (11.73%) OpenGL
6 18 (11.11%) CSS3
7 17 (10.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 16 (9.88%) SOAP
9 15 (9.26%) JSON
9 15 (9.26%) RESTful
10 14 (8.64%) J2EE
10 14 (8.64%) Spring
11 13 (8.02%) REST
12 12 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 12 (7.41%) JPA
12 12 (7.41%) jQuery
13 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
2 21 (12.96%) Online Games
3 18 (11.11%) Social Gaming
4 13 (8.02%) User Experience
5 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.70%) Animation
7 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (3.09%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.47%) Replication
10 3 (1.85%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.85%) Handset
10 3 (1.85%) Social Media
11 2 (1.23%) Physics
11 2 (1.23%) Statistics
12 1 (0.62%) iPad
12 1 (0.62%) iPhone
12 1 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.51%) Apple iOS
2 47 (29.01%) Android
3 15 (9.26%) Linux
4 8 (4.94%) CentOS
4 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.09%) BlackBerry OS
5 5 (3.09%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.09%) Windows
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.37%) Game Development
2 33 (20.37%) Scrum
3 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
4 26 (16.05%) Refactoring
4 26 (16.05%) TDD
5 25 (15.43%) OO
6 23 (14.20%) Mobile Development
7 21 (12.96%) iOS Development
8 18 (11.11%) Kanban
9 17 (10.49%) BDD
9 17 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.64%) Android Development
12 13 (8.02%) Analytics
13 12 (7.41%) Coaching
13 12 (7.41%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.41%) High Availability
14 11 (6.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.48%) Java
2 35 (21.60%) C++
3 30 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 29 (17.90%) C#
5 27 (16.67%) SQL
6 14 (8.64%) C
7 13 (8.02%) PHP
8 11 (6.79%) Ruby
9 10 (6.17%) Scala
10 9 (5.56%) ActionScript
10 9 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 7 (4.32%) Apple Swift
11 7 (4.32%) Python
12 6 (3.70%) Clojure
12 6 (3.70%) Erlang
12 6 (3.70%) F#
12 6 (3.70%) Haskell
13 4 (2.47%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.85%) Groovy
14 3 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) ISEB
2 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.52%) QA
2 6 (3.70%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (7.41%) Sun
2 8 (4.94%) Google
2 8 (4.94%) Splunk
3 7 (4.32%) Adobe
4 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.47%) PayPal
6 3 (1.85%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle
8 1 (0.62%) Samsung
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