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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Game
Rank 816 813 710
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -103
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 88 96 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 105
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +20.00%

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
44661 44301 42830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.93% 38.84% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35936 34488 34632
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 17 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 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 87 £52,500 +23.52% 12
London +3 55 £52,500 +16.66% 8
South East +21 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +14 14 - -
Oxford - 14 - -
City of London +36 12 £45,000 - 1
North West -4 7 £60,000 +166.66% 1
Manchester - 7 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -10 6 £48,750 +14.70% 2
Surrey +4 3 £37,500 -6.25%
South West -13 2 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £33,750 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 - 2
Halesowen - 2 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Scotland -12 1 £20,000 -38.46%
Dundee -17 1 £20,000 -36.00%

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Games
2 71 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (35.66%) Apple iOS
4 48 (33.57%) Android
5 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 41 (28.67%) Java
6 41 (28.67%) Game Development
7 39 (27.27%) HTML
8 34 (23.78%) Scrum
9 32 (22.38%) C#
10 30 (20.98%) TDD
10 30 (20.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 28 (19.58%) C++
12 24 (16.78%) CSS
12 24 (16.78%) OO
13 21 (14.69%) Spring
14 20 (13.99%) ActionScript
14 20 (13.99%) Social Gaming
14 20 (13.99%) HTML5
15 19 (13.29%) Photoshop
15 19 (13.29%) Web Services
15 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
16 18 (12.59%) Online Games
16 18 (12.59%) User Experience
17 17 (11.89%) Android Development
17 17 (11.89%) JPA
17 17 (11.89%) Java EE
17 17 (11.89%) RESTful
17 17 (11.89%) XML
17 17 (11.89%) SOA

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (3.50%) Apache
1 5 (3.50%) Node.js
2 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.90%) Maya
4 5 (3.50%) MS Project
5 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) Firewall
3 2 (1.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.40%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) JIRA
2 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.50%) JUnit
4 4 (2.80%) Grunt
5 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.10%) Mockito
5 3 (2.10%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.10%) Subversion
5 3 (2.10%) Maven
6 2 (1.40%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.40%) Spock
7 1 (0.70%) Bower
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
7 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.70%) Gradle
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.70%) Xcode
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 143 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (6.99%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Finance
5 5 (3.50%) Marketing
6 4 (2.80%) iGaming
7 2 (1.40%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (49.65%) Developer
2 22 (15.38%) Games Developer
3 19 (13.29%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.19%) Programmer
5 12 (8.39%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Mobile Games Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Lead C# Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) Designer
10 7 (4.90%) Senior Designer
10 7 (4.90%) iOS Developer
10 7 (4.90%) Games Designer
10 7 (4.90%) Senior Games Designer
10 7 (4.90%) Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.20%) Games Programmer
12 5 (3.50%) Junior
12 5 (3.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.27%) HTML
2 30 (20.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 24 (16.78%) CSS
4 21 (14.69%) Spring
5 20 (13.99%) HTML5
6 19 (13.29%) Hibernate
6 19 (13.29%) Web Services
7 17 (11.89%) XML
7 17 (11.89%) RESTful
7 17 (11.89%) JPA
7 17 (11.89%) Java EE
8 16 (11.19%) Flash
9 15 (10.49%) SOAP
10 13 (9.09%) J2EE
10 13 (9.09%) JSON
10 13 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.39%) CSS3
12 11 (7.69%) Middleware
13 10 (6.99%) jQuery
13 10 (6.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Social Gaming
2 18 (12.59%) User Experience
2 18 (12.59%) Online Games
3 9 (6.29%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.90%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (4.90%) Graphic Design
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) Social Media
6 5 (3.50%) iPhone
7 4 (2.80%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (2.80%) iPad
7 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.10%) Social Network
8 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.40%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.40%) Animation
9 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.40%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.70%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.66%) Apple iOS
2 48 (33.57%) Android
3 9 (6.29%) Linux
4 5 (3.50%) Windows
5 2 (1.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.67%) Game Development
3 34 (23.78%) Scrum
4 30 (20.98%) TDD
5 24 (16.78%) OO
6 17 (11.89%) SOA
6 17 (11.89%) Android Development
7 16 (11.19%) iOS Development
7 16 (11.19%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.79%) Mobile Development
9 13 (9.09%) MVC
10 12 (8.39%) Refactoring
10 12 (8.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 12 (8.39%) BDD
11 11 (7.69%) Analytics
12 9 (6.29%) Open Source
13 8 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.90%) Quantitative Analysis
14 7 (4.90%) Project Management
14 7 (4.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.67%) Java
3 32 (22.38%) C#
4 28 (19.58%) C++
5 20 (13.99%) ActionScript
6 14 (9.79%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (7.69%) F#
7 11 (7.69%) SQL
8 8 (5.59%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.90%) Lua
9 7 (4.90%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (4.20%) Python
11 5 (3.50%) PHP
12 3 (2.10%) Scala
12 3 (2.10%) Perl
12 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.40%) C
14 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.70%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.40%) HNC
2 2 (1.40%) HND
2 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.79%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Snort
1 3 (2.10%) iptables
2 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Puppet
2 3 (2.10%) Nagios
2 3 (2.10%) Nessus
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.10%) Bcfg2
3 2 (1.40%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.40%) Ansible
3 2 (1.40%) Graphite
3 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Facebook
2 5 (3.50%) Adobe
2 5 (3.50%) Google
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) Twitter
4 3 (2.10%) Progress
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.10%) Apple
5 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.40%) VMware
5 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.40%) NetApp
6 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.70%) HP
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