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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 785 720 808
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +88
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 109 160 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 86 99 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
35506 35771 39354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.98% 33.08% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27862 28926 33187
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 26 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 August 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
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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 -82 86 £45,000 +5.88% 5
London -7 57 £45,000 - 2
Scotland -23 23 £32,500 +8.33%
Dundee -2 16 £31,250 +4.16%
Warwickshire +15 12 £42,500 -
West Midlands -4 12 £42,500 -
City of London +5 9 £45,000 -10.00%
South East -20 9 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh - 6 £36,000 -
Leamington Spa +15 5 £52,500 -
North West -8 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Surrey - 4 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire -52 3 - -
Leeds -55 3 - -
Yorkshire -63 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
South West -8 1 - -
East Sussex -29 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Brighton -31 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Bath - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Games
2 76 (30.28%) HTML
3 73 (29.08%) Android
4 71 (28.29%) Apple iOS
5 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
6 68 (27.09%) CSS
6 68 (27.09%) OO
7 63 (25.10%) HTML5
8 61 (24.30%) Java
9 54 (21.51%) Time Management
10 50 (19.92%) CSS3
11 48 (19.12%) C#
12 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (16.33%) Game Development
13 41 (16.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 40 (15.94%) MySQL
15 38 (15.14%) Scrum
16 35 (13.94%) C++
17 31 (12.35%) Shell Script
17 31 (12.35%) Subversion
18 30 (11.95%) MVC
18 30 (11.95%) Linux
18 30 (11.95%) HTML5 Canvas
19 29 (11.55%) SQL
19 29 (11.55%) Degree
20 28 (11.16%) UNIX
21 27 (10.76%) PHP
21 27 (10.76%) Project Management
21 27 (10.76%) TDD
22 26 (10.36%) SOAP

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (6.77%) Node.js
2 15 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.19%) Apache
4 7 (2.79%) WordPress
5 4 (1.59%) IIS
5 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (6.37%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (1.59%) Maya
4 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.80%) Route 53
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.76%) SSH
2 14 (5.58%) HTTP
3 13 (5.18%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) SMTP
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.94%) MySQL
2 22 (8.76%) RDBMS
2 22 (8.76%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.18%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.59%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.99%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.20%) Redis
8 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Riak
10 1 (0.40%) Big Data
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (12.35%) Subversion
2 25 (9.96%) Ant
3 24 (9.56%) Maven
4 22 (8.76%) Emacs
5 13 (5.18%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.38%) Selenium
7 6 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.39%) JBehave
7 6 (2.39%) Bower
7 6 (2.39%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.39%) Grunt
7 6 (2.39%) Mocha
8 4 (1.59%) JIRA
9 3 (1.20%) Xcode
9 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.40%) Redmine
10 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 251 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (6.77%) Retail
3 10 (3.98%) iGaming
4 7 (2.79%) Finance
5 5 (1.99%) Marketing
5 5 (1.99%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.20%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 155 (61.75%) Developer
2 37 (14.74%) Games Developer
3 30 (11.95%) Web Developer
4 26 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.37%) Mobile Developer
6 20 (7.97%) Project Manager
7 19 (7.57%) Programmer
8 18 (7.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 16 (6.37%) Junior
9 16 (6.37%) Junior Developer
10 14 (5.58%) Graduate
11 13 (5.18%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.78%) Games Programmer
12 12 (4.78%) Designer
13 11 (4.38%) J2EE Developer
13 11 (4.38%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.59%) Mobile Games Developer
14 9 (3.59%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.28%) HTML
2 68 (27.09%) CSS
3 63 (25.10%) HTML5
4 50 (19.92%) CSS3
5 41 (16.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 30 (11.95%) HTML5 Canvas
7 26 (10.36%) SOAP
8 25 (9.96%) XML
9 24 (9.56%) Web Services
9 24 (9.56%) Ajax
10 22 (8.76%) Sass
11 21 (8.37%) jQuery
12 20 (7.97%) .NET
12 20 (7.97%) J2EE
12 20 (7.97%) Hibernate
13 18 (7.17%) RESTful
14 17 (6.77%) JSON
15 14 (5.58%) Spring
15 14 (5.58%) OpenGL
16 13 (5.18%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.56%) Social Gaming
2 21 (8.37%) iPhone
3 19 (7.57%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.37%) Animation
5 15 (5.98%) Computer Science
6 14 (5.58%) Online Games
6 14 (5.58%) Mathematics
7 12 (4.78%) iPad
8 9 (3.59%) Social Media
9 8 (3.19%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.79%) Replication
11 6 (2.39%) Social Network
12 4 (1.59%) Physics
12 4 (1.59%) Psychology
12 4 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.59%) IPTV
13 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (0.80%) Open Source
14 2 (0.80%) PDA
14 2 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.08%) Android
2 71 (28.29%) Apple iOS
3 30 (11.95%) Linux
4 28 (11.16%) UNIX
5 8 (3.19%) Windows
6 6 (2.39%) CentOS
6 6 (2.39%) Debian
7 5 (1.99%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.09%) OO
2 54 (21.51%) Time Management
3 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.33%) Game Development
5 38 (15.14%) Scrum
6 30 (11.95%) MVC
7 27 (10.76%) Project Management
7 27 (10.76%) TDD
8 21 (8.37%) OOP
9 19 (7.57%) iOS Development
10 18 (7.17%) Android Development
10 18 (7.17%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.17%) BDD
11 16 (6.37%) Web Development
12 14 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.18%) High Availability
14 9 (3.59%) OO PHP
15 8 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (2.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
2 61 (24.30%) Java
3 48 (19.12%) C#
4 35 (13.94%) C++
5 31 (12.35%) Shell Script
6 29 (11.55%) SQL
7 27 (10.76%) PHP
8 15 (5.98%) Objective-C
9 12 (4.78%) Python
10 11 (4.38%) ActionScript
11 8 (3.19%) Ruby
12 7 (2.79%) Scala
13 5 (1.99%) XPath
13 5 (1.99%) PowerHouse
14 4 (1.59%) Perl
14 4 (1.59%) C
15 3 (1.20%) Lua
16 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 3.0
17 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.40%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.19%) Puppet
2 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Cacti
5 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.40%) logstash
5 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (7.97%) Twitter
2 16 (6.37%) JBoss
3 11 (4.38%) Facebook
4 8 (3.19%) Adobe
5 7 (2.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.99%) Google
7 3 (1.20%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
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