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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank 850 797 736
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -61
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 41 92 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 141
Average salary £53,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -25.00%

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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 11 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 1 October 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
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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 -53 33 £55,000 +37.50% 2
London -26 29 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Dundee -5 8 £23,000 -23.33%
Scotland -26 8 £23,000 -23.33%
City of London -8 6 £55,250 +38.12%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
South East +4 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 96 (100.00%) Games
2 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.25%) OO
3 30 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 29 (30.21%) Apple iOS
5 27 (28.13%) Facebook
6 25 (26.04%) Android
7 24 (25.00%) Online Games
7 24 (25.00%) Java
8 23 (23.96%) Scrum
8 23 (23.96%) Mobile Games
9 22 (22.92%) OOP
10 21 (21.88%) C#
11 17 (17.71%) .NET
11 17 (17.71%) MVC
12 16 (16.67%) C++
13 14 (14.58%) SQL
13 14 (14.58%) Objective-C
13 14 (14.58%) Hadoop
13 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
13 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
13 14 (14.58%) Analytics
14 13 (13.54%) iOS Development
14 13 (13.54%) Game Development
14 13 (13.54%) ActionScript 3.0
14 13 (13.54%) Twitter
14 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.54%) Degree
14 13 (13.54%) Google
14 13 (13.54%) Flash

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (6.25%) Apache
2 4 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.04%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) Maya
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon SQS
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon S3
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.42%) Google App Engine
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.08%) Route 53
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (5.21%) IPv4
2 5 (5.21%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.13%) NetScreen
3 3 (3.13%) SMTP
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) AMQP
4 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) Hadoop
1 14 (14.58%) NoSQL
1 14 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.46%) Neo4j
3 10 (10.42%) Redis
3 10 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (9.38%) Apache Hive
5 8 (8.33%) Couchbase
6 7 (7.29%) MySQL
7 4 (4.17%) Big Data
7 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) InfiniDB
9 1 (1.04%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.29%) Subversion
3 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Redmine
6 2 (2.08%) PostSharp
6 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.08%) NUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Grunt
7 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
General
1 96 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
2 9 (9.38%) iOS Developer
3 8 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Lead Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Designer
5 6 (6.25%) Flash Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Customer Insight Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Designer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Games Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) Flash
3 11 (11.46%) REST
4 8 (8.33%) JSON
4 8 (8.33%) WCF
4 8 (8.33%) Ajax
4 8 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 8 (8.33%) HTML
5 7 (7.29%) Web Services
5 7 (7.29%) iOS SDK
6 6 (6.25%) HTML5
6 6 (6.25%) CSS
6 6 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
6 6 (6.25%) cocos2d
7 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.17%) jQuery
9 3 (3.13%) XML
10 2 (2.08%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.08%) Open Graph
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Online Games
2 23 (23.96%) Mobile Games
3 12 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (12.50%) User Experience
4 10 (10.42%) Social Media
5 8 (8.33%) iPad
5 8 (8.33%) iPhone
6 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.29%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.21%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.21%) Browser Games
8 4 (4.17%) Psychology
8 4 (4.17%) Online Gambling
8 4 (4.17%) IPTV
9 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.08%) Animation
10 2 (2.08%) Replication
10 2 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Apple iOS
2 25 (26.04%) Android
3 9 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) OO
2 30 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 23 (23.96%) Scrum
4 22 (22.92%) OOP
5 17 (17.71%) MVC
6 14 (14.58%) Analytics
7 13 (13.54%) iOS Development
7 13 (13.54%) Game Development
7 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.38%) TDD
9 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
9 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.38%) MapReduce
10 8 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (8.33%) Project Management
11 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) Java
2 21 (21.88%) C#
3 16 (16.67%) C++
4 14 (14.58%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) Objective-C
5 13 (13.54%) ActionScript 3.0
5 13 (13.54%) ActionScript
6 11 (11.46%) PHP
7 8 (8.33%) F#
7 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.21%) Python
9 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Lua
9 3 (3.13%) Scala
10 2 (2.08%) R
10 2 (2.08%) Clojure
10 2 (2.08%) Haskell
10 2 (2.08%) Erlang
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby
11 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Nagios
1 1 (1.04%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 27 (28.13%) Facebook
2 13 (13.54%) Twitter
2 13 (13.54%) Google
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) Adobe
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) Juniper
5 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) EXASOL
7 1 (1.04%) Zend
7 1 (1.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.04%) Vertica
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