The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 792 747 826
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +79
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 119 128 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81 83 70
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36828 35498 38799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.49% 32.69% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29168 28706 32836
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 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
(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 -35 101 £45,000 - 10
London -11 70 £45,000 - 6
Scotland -13 18 £32,500 +8.33% 3
City of London -13 17 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Dundee -7 13 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Warwickshire +11 9 £42,500 - 2
South East -4 9 £40,000 +28.00% 1
West Midlands -10 9 £42,500 - 2
South West -7 7 £35,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire -2 6 £35,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -42 6 - - 1
Leeds -48 6 - -
West Yorkshire -54 6 - -
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa +12 4 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £36,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire +2 1 £35,000 -
Brighton -26 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
East Sussex -29 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Games
2 82 (31.91%) Android
3 80 (31.13%) Apple iOS
4 71 (27.63%) HTML
5 69 (26.85%) JavaScript
6 67 (26.07%) CSS
7 62 (24.12%) OO
8 59 (22.96%) Java
9 58 (22.57%) HTML5
10 49 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (19.07%) CSS3
11 46 (17.90%) Game Development
11 46 (17.90%) C#
12 45 (17.51%) Time Management
13 40 (15.56%) Scrum
14 37 (14.40%) C++
14 37 (14.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 36 (14.01%) MySQL
16 30 (11.67%) Web Services
17 29 (11.28%) SQL
17 29 (11.28%) Shell Script
17 29 (11.28%) HTML5 Canvas
18 28 (10.89%) Linux
18 28 (10.89%) MVC
19 27 (10.51%) Subversion
19 27 (10.51%) PHP
20 26 (10.12%) UNIX
20 26 (10.12%) SOAP
20 26 (10.12%) Project Management
20 26 (10.12%) TDD

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.61%) Node.js
2 14 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.11%) WordPress
4 6 (2.33%) Apache
5 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.95%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (1.56%) Maya
4 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.39%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.78%) Route 53
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.78%) SSH
2 14 (5.45%) Internet
3 9 (3.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) SMTP
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.01%) MySQL
2 20 (7.78%) RDBMS
2 20 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.89%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.95%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.56%) Redis
9 3 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.78%) Riak
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (10.51%) Subversion
2 23 (8.95%) Ant
3 22 (8.56%) Maven
4 20 (7.78%) Emacs
5 13 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.89%) Selenium
7 8 (3.11%) Mocha
7 8 (3.11%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.11%) Grunt
7 8 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.11%) Bower
8 6 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.33%) JBehave
9 5 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.56%) JIRA
11 3 (1.17%) Xcode
12 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.78%) Hudson
13 1 (0.39%) Redmine
General
1 257 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (6.23%) Retail
3 9 (3.50%) Finance
4 8 (3.11%) iGaming
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.95%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.17%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (62.65%) Developer
2 38 (14.79%) Games Developer
3 31 (12.06%) Web Developer
4 24 (9.34%) Project Manager
4 24 (9.34%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.56%) Mobile Developer
6 21 (8.17%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.00%) Programmer
7 18 (7.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 15 (5.84%) Designer
8 15 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 12 (4.67%) Junior Developer
9 12 (4.67%) Junior
10 11 (4.28%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (3.89%) Games Programmer
12 9 (3.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Mobile Games Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.50%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.63%) HTML
2 67 (26.07%) CSS
3 58 (22.57%) HTML5
4 49 (19.07%) CSS3
5 37 (14.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 30 (11.67%) Web Services
7 29 (11.28%) HTML5 Canvas
8 26 (10.12%) SOAP
9 25 (9.73%) XML
10 24 (9.34%) Sass
11 21 (8.17%) RESTful
11 21 (8.17%) jQuery
11 21 (8.17%) Ajax
12 20 (7.78%) Hibernate
12 20 (7.78%) .NET
12 20 (7.78%) J2EE
13 19 (7.39%) OpenGL
14 17 (6.61%) JSON
15 16 (6.23%) Flash
16 14 (5.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.56%) Social Gaming
2 21 (8.17%) iPhone
3 18 (7.00%) Animation
4 14 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.06%) Online Games
6 12 (4.67%) iPad
6 12 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.11%) Social Media
7 8 (3.11%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.33%) Replication
8 6 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.56%) Physics
10 3 (1.17%) Psychology
10 3 (1.17%) IPTV
10 3 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.78%) Open Source
11 2 (0.78%) Social Network
11 2 (0.78%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 82 (31.91%) Android
2 80 (31.13%) Apple iOS
3 28 (10.89%) Linux
4 26 (10.12%) UNIX
5 7 (2.72%) Windows
6 6 (2.33%) Debian
6 6 (2.33%) CentOS
7 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.12%) OO
2 49 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (17.90%) Game Development
4 45 (17.51%) Time Management
5 40 (15.56%) Scrum
6 28 (10.89%) MVC
7 26 (10.12%) Project Management
7 26 (10.12%) TDD
8 19 (7.39%) Android Development
8 19 (7.39%) iOS Development
9 18 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 18 (7.00%) Web Development
10 17 (6.61%) OOP
11 15 (5.84%) BDD
11 15 (5.84%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.06%) High Availability
14 10 (3.89%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (2.72%) OO PHP
15 7 (2.72%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.85%) JavaScript
2 59 (22.96%) Java
3 46 (17.90%) C#
4 37 (14.40%) C++
5 29 (11.28%) SQL
5 29 (11.28%) Shell Script
6 27 (10.51%) PHP
7 15 (5.84%) Python
8 14 (5.45%) ActionScript
9 11 (4.28%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.72%) Ruby
10 7 (2.72%) Scala
11 5 (1.95%) XPath
11 5 (1.95%) Perl
11 5 (1.95%) PowerHouse
12 4 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.56%) Lua
13 3 (1.17%) HLSL
14 2 (0.78%) C
14 2 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 24 (9.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) Puppet
2 5 (1.95%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.17%) Nagios
5 2 (0.78%) Cacti
5 2 (0.78%) Salt
6 1 (0.39%) logstash
6 1 (0.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 20 (7.78%) Twitter
2 16 (6.23%) JBoss
3 15 (5.84%) Facebook
4 7 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.95%) Google
5 5 (1.95%) Adobe
5 5 (1.95%) Apple
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
7 1 (0.39%) Progress
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Kwalee Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pure IT Associates Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London, England, United Kingdom
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago