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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 843 899 872
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 97 68 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85 66 103
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 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £56,250 £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
43286 44788 49537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.22% 40.54% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34999 35315 39381
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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 6 May 2016 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 6 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 +31 88 £60,000 +26.31% 13
London +54 80 £62,500 +25.00% 9
City of London +65 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Scotland - 9 - -
Glasgow - 5 - -
Dundee - 4 - -
South East +12 3 £19,500 -56.17%
Tunbridge Wells +4 3 £19,500 -54.11%
Kent 0 3 £19,500 -54.11%
North West - 3 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -
Manchester - 2 £25,000 -
East of England - 2 £65,000 -
Oldham - 2 £25,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Games
2 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (37.01%) Apple iOS
4 44 (28.57%) C++
5 41 (26.62%) C#
6 38 (24.68%) Web Services
6 38 (24.68%) Android
7 37 (24.03%) Java
8 34 (22.08%) .NET
9 30 (19.48%) Mobile App
10 29 (18.83%) Mobile Development
11 28 (18.18%) Game Development
11 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
13 25 (16.23%) HTML
14 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
14 24 (15.58%) MongoDB
14 24 (15.58%) NoSQL
14 24 (15.58%) iOS Development
15 20 (12.99%) Scrum
15 20 (12.99%) SQL
15 20 (12.99%) OpenGL
16 19 (12.34%) Android Development
17 18 (11.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 18 (11.69%) MySQL
17 18 (11.69%) Spring
18 17 (11.04%) CSS
19 16 (10.39%) Linux
19 16 (10.39%) TDD

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 10 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.19%) Confluence
2 8 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.95%) Node.js
4 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.30%) WordPress
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.95%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.30%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.60%) SaaS
5 3 (1.95%) Datadog
6 2 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) MongoDB
1 24 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 18 (11.69%) MySQL
3 14 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (7.79%) Big Data
4 12 (7.79%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.14%) Redis
6 10 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (5.19%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.95%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.84%) JIRA
3 5 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.60%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.95%) JUnit
5 3 (1.95%) Log4Net
5 3 (1.95%) NUnit
6 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.30%) Grunt
6 2 (1.30%) gulp
6 2 (1.30%) Hudson
6 2 (1.30%) Mocha
7 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.65%) Bower
7 1 (0.65%) Capybara
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.65%) Maven
7 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 154 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (6.49%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 104 (67.53%) Developer
2 48 (31.17%) Games Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.94%) C++ Developer
5 22 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 20 (12.99%) Mobile Games Developer
7 19 (12.34%) C++ Games Developer
8 17 (11.04%) .NET Developer
9 16 (10.39%) Programmer
10 14 (9.09%) C Developer
10 14 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
10 14 (9.09%) iOS Developer
11 13 (8.44%) Games Programmer
11 13 (8.44%) Senior Programmer
12 12 (7.79%) Architect
12 12 (7.79%) C++ Programmer
12 12 (7.79%) Java Architect
12 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
13 10 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.68%) Web Services
2 34 (22.08%) .NET
3 25 (16.23%) HTML
4 20 (12.99%) OpenGL
5 18 (11.69%) Spring
5 18 (11.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 17 (11.04%) CSS
7 16 (10.39%) JSON
8 13 (8.44%) J2EE
8 13 (8.44%) RESTful
9 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (7.79%) cocos2d
9 12 (7.79%) Hibernate
9 12 (7.79%) HTML5
9 12 (7.79%) JPA
9 12 (7.79%) SOAP
10 11 (7.14%) CSS3
10 11 (7.14%) REST
11 9 (5.84%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) Mobile App
2 15 (9.74%) Social Gaming
3 10 (6.49%) User Experience
4 6 (3.90%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.60%) Animation
7 3 (1.95%) Online Games
7 3 (1.95%) Social Network
8 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.30%) Handset
9 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.65%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.65%) Psychology
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.01%) Apple iOS
2 38 (24.68%) Android
3 16 (10.39%) Linux
4 10 (6.49%) CentOS
4 10 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Windows
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.83%) Mobile Development
3 28 (18.18%) Game Development
4 24 (15.58%) iOS Development
4 24 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.99%) Scrum
6 19 (12.34%) Android Development
7 16 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 16 (10.39%) TDD
8 14 (9.09%) DevOps
8 14 (9.09%) OO
9 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.44%) Functional Programming
10 12 (7.79%) Analytics
10 12 (7.79%) BDD
11 11 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 11 (7.14%) Kanban
11 11 (7.14%) Refactoring
11 11 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) C++
2 41 (26.62%) C#
3 37 (24.03%) Java
4 25 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 20 (12.99%) SQL
6 15 (9.74%) C
7 14 (9.09%) Erlang
7 14 (9.09%) F#
7 14 (9.09%) Haskell
8 11 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 9 (5.84%) ActionScript
9 9 (5.84%) Scala
10 8 (5.19%) Clojure
10 8 (5.19%) PHP
11 5 (3.25%) Ruby
12 4 (2.60%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.30%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.65%) ClojureScript
15 1 (0.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) ISEB
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) HP Fortify
3 3 (1.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.79%) Splunk
3 10 (6.49%) Google
4 7 (4.55%) Facebook
5 4 (2.60%) Adobe
5 4 (2.60%) New Relic
6 2 (1.30%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.65%) IFS
7 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle
7 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
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