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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 838 790 821
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 59 142 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 107 68
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%

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
42758 48805 42968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.56% 40.25% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33806 38988 34942
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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 -31 57 £47,500 +5.55% 8
London -29 31 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East +25 18 £44,500 +21.91%
Oxfordshire +25 17 £44,500 -6.31%
Oxford - 15 £49,500 -
City of London +36 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Gloucestershire -7 3 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -7 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands 0 2 £33,750 -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Cirencester - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland +4 1 - -
Dundee +1 1 - -
Leamington Spa -8 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -9 1 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,000 - 1

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 64 (45.71%) Apple iOS
3 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (37.86%) Android
5 43 (30.71%) C++
5 43 (30.71%) Java
6 36 (25.71%) OO
7 33 (23.57%) iOS Development
8 32 (22.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 27 (19.29%) Scrum
10 26 (18.57%) Social Gaming
11 25 (17.86%) C#
11 25 (17.86%) Analytics
12 24 (17.14%) iOS SDK
12 24 (17.14%) REST
13 22 (15.71%) Objective-C
13 22 (15.71%) Android Development
13 22 (15.71%) Facebook
14 21 (15.00%) HTML
14 21 (15.00%) HTTP
14 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 21 (15.00%) JSON
15 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
15 20 (14.29%) Game Development
16 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
16 19 (13.57%) MySQL
17 18 (12.86%) MVC
18 17 (12.14%) OOP
18 17 (12.14%) Social Media
18 17 (12.14%) Degree

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (5.00%) JBoss
2 6 (4.29%) Node.js
3 2 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) WordPress
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Workday HCM
1 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.00%) HTTP
2 6 (4.29%) SSH
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Broadband
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 19 (13.57%) MySQL
3 10 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 6 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.71%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.71%) OLAP
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Maven
2 7 (5.00%) Ant
2 7 (5.00%) JIRA
2 7 (5.00%) Subversion
3 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.29%) Emacs
4 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.86%) Grunt
5 3 (2.14%) Spock
5 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.71%) Gradle
7 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) Xcode
7 1 (0.71%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
General
1 140 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (8.57%) iGaming
3 5 (3.57%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 82 (58.57%) Developer
2 21 (15.00%) Games Developer
3 20 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Designer
5 13 (9.29%) Programmer
6 10 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Database Designer
7 8 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Junior
7 8 (5.71%) Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Mobile Games Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.29%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Tester
10 5 (3.57%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 24 (17.14%) iOS SDK
2 24 (17.14%) REST
3 21 (15.00%) HTML
3 21 (15.00%) JSON
4 17 (12.14%) Ajax
5 14 (10.00%) CSS
6 13 (9.29%) Google Maps API
6 13 (9.29%) HTML5
7 10 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 10 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.00%) XML
8 7 (5.00%) Flash
8 7 (5.00%) J2EE
8 7 (5.00%) CSS3
9 6 (4.29%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (4.29%) Java SE
9 6 (4.29%) EJB
9 6 (4.29%) SOAP
9 6 (4.29%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Social Gaming
2 17 (12.14%) Social Media
3 15 (10.71%) Online Games
3 15 (10.71%) iPhone
4 13 (9.29%) Augmented Reality
4 13 (9.29%) iPad
4 13 (9.29%) Mobile App
5 11 (7.86%) Replication
6 10 (7.14%) Clustering
6 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.71%) Client/Server
8 6 (4.29%) Animation
9 5 (3.57%) User Experience
9 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.14%) Social Network
12 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.43%) Statistics
12 2 (1.43%) Online Gambling
12 2 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.71%) Apple iOS
2 53 (37.86%) Android
3 8 (5.71%) UNIX
4 7 (5.00%) Windows
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.71%) OO
3 33 (23.57%) iOS Development
4 27 (19.29%) Scrum
5 25 (17.86%) Analytics
6 22 (15.71%) Android Development
7 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (14.29%) Game Development
9 18 (12.86%) MVC
10 17 (12.14%) OOP
11 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.14%) Workflow
12 10 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (6.43%) Time Management
14 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.71%) Project Management
14 8 (5.71%) DevOps
15 7 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
15 7 (5.00%) TDD
15 7 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) C++
1 43 (30.71%) Java
2 25 (17.86%) C#
3 22 (15.71%) Objective-C
4 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.43%) SQL
6 10 (7.14%) PHP
7 8 (5.71%) Scala
8 6 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.57%) ActionScript
10 4 (2.86%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (2.14%) C
11 3 (2.14%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.43%) Python
13 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.57%) Puppet
2 3 (2.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Salt
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Facebook
2 14 (10.00%) Google
3 13 (9.29%) Twitter
4 7 (5.00%) Adobe
5 4 (2.86%) Progress
5 4 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.71%) Talend
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Dell
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.71%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.71%) Riverbed
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