The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 841 876 727
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -149
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 57 51 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 140
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +4.83%

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
44217 45953 43744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.45% 39.28% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35149 36116 35204
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Gaming
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Trend in the UK

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Gaming over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
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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 54 £55,000 - 8
London +29 45 £56,250 - 5
Oxfordshire - 9 £47,500 - 1
South East - 9 £47,500 - 1
City of London +36 7 £55,000 -13.72%
Oxford - 5 - - 1
Scotland -1 3 £37,500 +20.96%
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -
Dundee -9 1 £40,000 +29.03%

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 106 (100.00%) Games
2 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.42%) Apple iOS
5 27 (25.47%) Java
5 27 (25.47%) Python
6 26 (24.53%) SQL
7 25 (23.58%) Mobile Games
7 25 (23.58%) Facebook
8 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (20.75%) Online Games
10 21 (19.81%) Scrum
11 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
11 20 (18.87%) Ajax
11 20 (18.87%) PHP
11 20 (18.87%) Linux
11 20 (18.87%) iOS Development
12 18 (16.98%) HTML
12 18 (16.98%) MySQL
12 18 (16.98%) MVC
13 17 (16.04%) Subversion
13 17 (16.04%) Analytics
13 17 (16.04%) QA
14 16 (15.09%) Android
14 16 (15.09%) Web Development
15 15 (14.15%) Perforce
15 15 (14.15%) Apache
15 15 (14.15%) Nagios
15 15 (14.15%) DNS
16 14 (13.21%) OOP

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.15%) Apache
2 10 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Photoshop
1 7 (6.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.72%) Maya
4 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.83%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) DNS
2 10 (9.43%) SMTP
3 5 (4.72%) HTTP
4 4 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.55%) Big Data
4 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.66%) Redis
5 6 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (4.72%) Hazelcast
7 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.77%) Neo4j
7 4 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.77%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.83%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.94%) OLAP
9 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.94%) OLTP
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Subversion
2 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.89%) PostSharp
5 1 (0.94%) Gradle
5 1 (0.94%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 106 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (6.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Marketing
3 3 (2.83%) iGaming
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (56.60%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) PHP Developer
3 14 (13.21%) iOS Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Games Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Lead Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Core Java Developer
7 5 (4.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (4.72%) QA Leader
7 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.72%) QA Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Ajax
2 18 (16.98%) HTML
3 13 (12.26%) iOS SDK
4 12 (11.32%) Flash
5 9 (8.49%) CSS
5 9 (8.49%) Google Maps API
6 6 (5.66%) JSON
6 6 (5.66%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (5.66%) Spring
6 6 (5.66%) .NET
6 6 (5.66%) REST
6 6 (5.66%) Apache Camel
7 5 (4.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (4.72%) XML
7 5 (4.72%) LAMP
8 4 (3.77%) Web Services
8 4 (3.77%) HTML5
9 3 (2.83%) jQuery
9 3 (2.83%) Middleware
10 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Mobile Games
2 23 (21.70%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (20.75%) Online Games
4 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.43%) User Experience
5 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.55%) iPhone
5 8 (7.55%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (7.55%) Social Media
5 8 (7.55%) iPad
6 6 (5.66%) Statistics
6 6 (5.66%) Graphic Design
6 6 (5.66%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.77%) Data Extraction
8 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.83%) Online Gambling
10 2 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Apple iOS
2 20 (18.87%) Linux
3 16 (15.09%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) Scrum
3 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.87%) iOS Development
4 18 (16.98%) MVC
5 17 (16.04%) Analytics
6 16 (15.09%) Web Development
7 14 (13.21%) OOP
8 13 (12.26%) TDD
9 12 (11.32%) Game Development
10 11 (10.38%) Open Source
11 10 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (9.43%) OO
12 9 (8.49%) Data Protection
12 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.66%) DevOps
14 5 (4.72%) Functional Programming
14 5 (4.72%) Android Development
14 5 (4.72%) ETL
14 5 (4.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.47%) Java
2 27 (25.47%) Python
3 26 (24.53%) SQL
4 20 (18.87%) PHP
5 14 (13.21%) ActionScript
6 13 (12.26%) Objective-C
7 12 (11.32%) C++
8 11 (10.38%) Scala
8 11 (10.38%) ActionScript 3.0
9 10 (9.43%) C#
9 10 (9.43%) PHP5
10 6 (5.66%) Lua
10 6 (5.66%) R
11 5 (4.72%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (4.72%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.77%) Haskell
12 4 (3.77%) Erlang
12 4 (3.77%) F#
12 4 (3.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Nagios
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) Facebook
2 15 (14.15%) Perforce
3 14 (13.21%) Google
4 9 (8.49%) Twitter
5 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) Progress
6 4 (3.77%) Tableau
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Cognos
7 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
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