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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 902 908 941
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 15 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 54
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%

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
41293 43310 49176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33517 34294 39422
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 £28,500
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% -

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Social Gaming as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 +3 15 £47,500 - 2
London -11 15 £47,500 -2.56% 1

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 29 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Apple iOS
4 15 (51.72%) Mobile Games
5 14 (48.28%) C++
6 12 (41.38%) Android
7 11 (37.93%) OpenGL
8 10 (34.48%) C#
9 9 (31.03%) Time Management
10 7 (24.14%) Android Development
10 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (24.14%) Game Development
10 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
10 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (24.14%) PHP
10 7 (24.14%) ActionScript
10 7 (24.14%) .NET
11 6 (20.69%) C
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.69%) F#
11 6 (20.69%) Haskell
11 6 (20.69%) Erlang
11 6 (20.69%) Google
11 6 (20.69%) Clojure
11 6 (20.69%) Scala
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (20.69%) Redis
11 6 (20.69%) Neo4j

Social Gaming
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 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
3 4 (13.79%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (13.79%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (20.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (20.69%) Neo4j
2 6 (20.69%) Redis
3 4 (13.79%) BigQuery
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) PostSharp
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 29 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) iGaming
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C++ Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Games Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C++ Games Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Developer
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C/C++ Developer
6 5 (17.24%) iOS Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile Games Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) OpenGL
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Mobile Games
2 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.90%) Online Games
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Apple iOS
2 12 (41.38%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Time Management
3 7 (24.14%) Android Development
3 7 (24.14%) Game Development
3 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Programming
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) AOP
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) ActionScript
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
4 6 (20.69%) C
4 6 (20.69%) Clojure
4 6 (20.69%) Erlang
4 6 (20.69%) F#
4 6 (20.69%) Haskell
4 6 (20.69%) Scala
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cacti
1 2 (6.90%) Graphite
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Opsview
1 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Facebook
1 6 (20.69%) Google
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
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