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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Game
UK
Rank 829 896 873
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -23
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 33 56 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.055% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 79
Median salary £45,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £60,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +84.61%

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
32132 41598 40889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.62% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25996 33322 32852
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 16 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +59 33 £45,750 -23.75% 19
London +56 23 £55,000 -12.00% 10
West Midlands +22 4 £28,750 -32.35% 6
Birmingham +18 4 £28,750 -36.11% 3
South East +78 2 £55,000 +182.05% 1
City of London +24 2 £65,000 +13.04%
Brighton - 2 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 - 1
South West - 2 £27,000 - 1
East of England +22 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Manchester -19 1 - -
North West -24 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 - 1

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) Games
2 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) QA
4 24 (26.37%) Game Development
5 22 (24.18%) Android
6 20 (21.98%) Online Games
7 19 (20.88%) Degree
7 19 (20.88%) Java
8 18 (19.78%) Apple iOS
9 17 (18.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
10 16 (17.58%) Scrum
11 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
12 14 (15.38%) Project Management
12 14 (15.38%) HTML
13 13 (14.29%) OO
13 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 12 (13.19%) Web Development
14 12 (13.19%) C#
14 12 (13.19%) CSS
14 12 (13.19%) React
15 11 (12.09%) MySQL
15 11 (12.09%) PHP
15 11 (12.09%) HTML5
15 11 (12.09%) Node.js
16 10 (10.99%) Internet
16 10 (10.99%) Marketing
16 10 (10.99%) User Experience
17 9 (9.89%) C++

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 2 (2.20%) Apache
1 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) LAN
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) DHCP
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.09%) MySQL
3 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.40%) Hazelcast
6 4 (4.40%) Neo4j
7 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.20%) Big Data
8 2 (2.20%) Redis
9 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.10%) QlikView
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) TestLink
2 4 (4.40%) Ant
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Gradle
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Xcode
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 91 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (10.99%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) iGaming
4 7 (7.69%) Back Office
5 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.40%) Advertising
7 2 (2.20%) Finance
8 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Games Developer
3 8 (8.79%) PHP Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Junior
4 7 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 7 (7.69%) Tester
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Mobile Games Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.49%) Games Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Graduate
6 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Architect
7 4 (4.40%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.30%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (15.38%) HTML
3 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 12 (13.19%) CSS
4 12 (13.19%) React
5 11 (12.09%) HTML5
5 11 (12.09%) Node.js
6 9 (9.89%) CSS3
7 7 (7.69%) LAMP
7 7 (7.69%) REST
8 6 (6.59%) Spring
9 5 (5.49%) OpenGL
9 5 (5.49%) RESTful
10 4 (4.40%) Django
10 4 (4.40%) LESS
10 4 (4.40%) Web Services
11 3 (3.30%) iOS SDK
11 3 (3.30%) Laravel
11 3 (3.30%) Sass
11 3 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Online Games
2 10 (10.99%) User Experience
3 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.49%) Social Media
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.20%) Fintech
7 2 (2.20%) Social Network
8 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.10%) Animation
8 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.10%) Handset
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Android
2 18 (19.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Debian
5 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.10%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Game Development
3 16 (17.58%) Scrum
4 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.38%) Project Management
6 13 (14.29%) OO
7 12 (13.19%) Web Development
8 9 (9.89%) DevOps
9 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Kanban
9 8 (8.79%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.79%) OOP
9 8 (8.79%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.69%) API Integration
10 7 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
10 7 (7.69%) OO PHP
11 5 (5.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) Java
2 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.19%) C#
4 11 (12.09%) PHP
5 9 (9.89%) C++
5 9 (9.89%) Python
6 8 (8.79%) SQL
7 7 (7.69%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.30%) Go
9 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.20%) R
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) GLSL
10 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) ISEB
2 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.40%) MBA
4 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Consul
3 1 (1.10%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Apigee
2 3 (3.30%) Apple
3 2 (2.20%) Intel
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) New Relic
4 1 (1.10%) Zend
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + very good bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 22 days ago