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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 833 901 876
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -25
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 93 57 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 55 99
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £44,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-43.82% +27.14%

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
41482 43347 48422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.05% 40.56% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33660 34320 38834
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 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +51 84 £60,000 +26.31% 8
London +48 78 £62,500 +25.00% 7
City of London +50 10 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Scotland - 9 - -
Glasgow - 5 - -
North West +20 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Dundee - 4 - -
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
Oldham - 3 £25,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +10 2 £18,250 -57.05%
Kent +1 2 £18,250 -57.05%
South East +1 2 £18,250 -58.98%
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Games
2 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (39.19%) Apple iOS
4 40 (27.03%) C#
5 39 (26.35%) C++
5 39 (26.35%) Android
6 38 (25.68%) Web Services
7 34 (22.97%) Java
8 33 (22.30%) .NET
9 30 (20.27%) Mobile App
10 28 (18.92%) Mobile Development
11 27 (18.24%) Game Development
11 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (16.89%) iOS Development
12 25 (16.89%) HTML
12 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
13 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 21 (14.19%) Scrum
14 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
14 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
15 20 (13.51%) SQL
15 20 (13.51%) OpenGL
16 18 (12.16%) Android Development
16 18 (12.16%) QA
16 18 (12.16%) MySQL
17 17 (11.49%) JSON
17 17 (11.49%) TDD
17 17 (11.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 16 (10.81%) Social Gaming

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 11 (7.43%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.41%) Confluence
2 8 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.03%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (2.03%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.24%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.70%) SaaS
4 3 (2.03%) Datadog
5 2 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
1 21 (14.19%) NoSQL
2 18 (12.16%) MySQL
3 15 (10.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (7.43%) Big Data
4 11 (7.43%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.08%) Redis
6 8 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (5.41%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.03%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.76%) JIRA
3 4 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.03%) Log4Net
4 3 (2.03%) NUnit
5 2 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.35%) Bower
5 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.35%) Grunt
5 2 (1.35%) Hudson
5 2 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) Mocha
6 1 (0.68%) Mockito
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) webpack
6 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 148 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (6.76%) Finance
3 9 (6.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Advertising
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 101 (68.24%) Developer
2 47 (31.76%) Games Developer
3 22 (14.86%) C# Developer
3 22 (14.86%) C++ Developer
3 22 (14.86%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.51%) Mobile Games Developer
5 19 (12.84%) C++ Games Developer
6 17 (11.49%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.14%) iOS Developer
8 14 (9.46%) C Developer
8 14 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (9.46%) C/C++ Developer
9 13 (8.78%) Programmer
10 12 (8.11%) Senior Developer
11 11 (7.43%) Architect
11 11 (7.43%) J2EE Developer
11 11 (7.43%) Java Architect
11 11 (7.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (7.43%) Principal Engineer
12 10 (6.76%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (25.68%) Web Services
2 33 (22.30%) .NET
3 25 (16.89%) HTML
4 20 (13.51%) OpenGL
5 17 (11.49%) JSON
5 17 (11.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 15 (10.14%) Spring
7 14 (9.46%) CSS
7 14 (9.46%) REST
8 13 (8.78%) cocos2d
9 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 12 (8.11%) J2EE
9 12 (8.11%) JPA
9 12 (8.11%) RESTful
9 12 (8.11%) SOAP
10 10 (6.76%) HTML5
11 9 (6.08%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.41%) CSS3
13 6 (4.05%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.81%) Social Gaming
3 10 (6.76%) User Experience
4 6 (4.05%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (3.38%) Animation
5 5 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.03%) Handset
6 3 (2.03%) Online Games
6 3 (2.03%) Social Network
7 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.68%) Psychology
8 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Apple iOS
2 39 (26.35%) Android
3 15 (10.14%) Linux
4 11 (7.43%) CentOS
4 11 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Debian
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.92%) Mobile Development
3 27 (18.24%) Game Development
4 25 (16.89%) iOS Development
4 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
5 21 (14.19%) Scrum
6 18 (12.16%) Android Development
7 17 (11.49%) TDD
8 16 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (10.14%) DevOps
10 14 (9.46%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
11 13 (8.78%) Functional Programming
11 13 (8.78%) OO
12 12 (8.11%) Analytics
12 12 (8.11%) Kanban
13 11 (7.43%) BDD
13 11 (7.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 11 (7.43%) Open Source
13 11 (7.43%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.03%) C#
2 39 (26.35%) C++
3 34 (22.97%) Java
4 24 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.51%) SQL
6 15 (10.14%) C
7 14 (9.46%) Erlang
7 14 (9.46%) F#
7 14 (9.46%) Haskell
8 11 (7.43%) Objective-C
9 9 (6.08%) ActionScript
9 9 (6.08%) Scala
10 8 (5.41%) Clojure
11 7 (4.73%) PHP
12 4 (2.70%) Ruby
13 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.35%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Puppet
2 11 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.03%) HP Fortify
3 3 (2.03%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Splunk
3 10 (6.76%) Google
4 6 (4.05%) Facebook
5 5 (3.38%) Adobe
6 4 (2.70%) New Relic
7 3 (2.03%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.68%) IFS
8 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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