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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank 848 745 733
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -12
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 51 128 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 106 145
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 8 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 29 August 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 -83 37 £57,500 +27.77% 2
London -36 34 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Scotland -46 14 £29,500 -1.66%
Dundee -5 13 £29,500 -1.66%
City of London -34 7 £57,500 +27.77%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (32.08%) OO
2 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
3 30 (28.30%) Apple iOS
4 29 (27.36%) Facebook
5 28 (26.42%) Java
6 27 (25.47%) Android
7 25 (23.58%) Online Games
7 25 (23.58%) OOP
8 24 (22.64%) Scrum
9 23 (21.70%) Mobile Games
10 22 (20.75%) C#
10 22 (20.75%) C++
11 21 (19.81%) MVC
11 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (17.92%) Hadoop
12 19 (17.92%) Analytics
13 18 (16.98%) SQL
13 18 (16.98%) .NET
14 16 (15.09%) Flash
14 16 (15.09%) Objective-C
15 15 (14.15%) ActionScript
15 15 (14.15%) ActionScript 3.0
15 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
15 15 (14.15%) NoSQL
16 14 (13.21%) Twitter
16 14 (13.21%) Degree
16 14 (13.21%) Google
17 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (6.60%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) Node.js
3 3 (2.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.94%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (9.43%) Google App Engine
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.43%) Amazon S3
3 8 (7.55%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 5 (4.72%) IPv4
2 5 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.83%) AMQP
3 3 (2.83%) SMTP
3 3 (2.83%) NetScreen
3 3 (2.83%) Network Security
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) Hadoop
2 15 (14.15%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.15%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.38%) Redis
3 11 (10.38%) Neo4j
3 11 (10.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (10.38%) Apache Hive
4 9 (8.49%) Big Data
5 8 (7.55%) Couchbase
5 8 (7.55%) MySQL
6 5 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.77%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.89%) InfiniDB
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.55%) Subversion
2 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) JIRA
3 4 (3.77%) Grunt
4 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.83%) NUnit
4 3 (2.83%) Redmine
5 2 (1.89%) PostSharp
5 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.89%) Maven
6 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 106 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (3.77%) Retail
2 4 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Developer
2 10 (9.43%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) iOS Developer
4 8 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (7.55%) Designer
4 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
4 8 (7.55%) Flash Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Engineering Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Data Scientist
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.77%) Customer Insight Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Games Designer
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Games Designer
9 3 (2.83%) Security Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) Flash
3 12 (11.32%) REST
4 11 (10.38%) OpenGL
5 9 (8.49%) Web Services
5 9 (8.49%) JSON
5 9 (8.49%) Ajax
6 8 (7.55%) WCF
6 8 (7.55%) iOS SDK
7 7 (6.60%) HTML
8 6 (5.66%) CSS
8 6 (5.66%) HTML5
8 6 (5.66%) OpenGL ES
8 6 (5.66%) cocos2d
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.83%) jQuery
10 3 (2.83%) Google Maps API
10 3 (2.83%) RESTful
10 3 (2.83%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.58%) Online Games
2 23 (21.70%) Mobile Games
3 12 (11.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (10.38%) iPhone
4 11 (10.38%) Social Media
4 11 (10.38%) iPad
5 8 (7.55%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (6.60%) Online Gambling
6 7 (6.60%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.66%) Browser Games
8 5 (4.72%) Statistics
9 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.77%) Psychology
9 4 (3.77%) IPTV
10 3 (2.83%) Open Source
11 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.89%) Replication
11 2 (1.89%) Xbox
12 1 (0.94%) Economics
12 1 (0.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Apple iOS
2 27 (25.47%) Android
3 11 (10.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Debian
4 1 (0.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) OO
1 34 (32.08%) Software Engineering
2 25 (23.58%) OOP
3 24 (22.64%) Scrum
4 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.81%) MVC
5 19 (17.92%) Analytics
6 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.32%) Game Development
7 12 (11.32%) iOS Development
8 11 (10.38%) MapReduce
9 10 (9.43%) TDD
10 9 (8.49%) Multithreading
10 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.55%) Web Development
11 8 (7.55%) Project Management
11 8 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (7.55%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.42%) Java
2 22 (20.75%) C#
2 22 (20.75%) C++
3 18 (16.98%) SQL
4 16 (15.09%) Objective-C
5 15 (14.15%) ActionScript
5 15 (14.15%) ActionScript 3.0
6 12 (11.32%) PHP
7 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.55%) Python
8 8 (7.55%) F#
9 5 (4.72%) R
10 4 (3.77%) Lua
11 3 (2.83%) Scala
11 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.89%) C
12 2 (1.89%) Haskell
12 2 (1.89%) Erlang
12 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.89%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.94%) Cacti
2 1 (0.94%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Facebook
2 14 (13.21%) Twitter
2 14 (13.21%) Google
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.66%) Adobe
5 5 (4.72%) Juniper
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.89%) Vertica
6 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.89%) EXASOL
7 1 (0.94%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.94%) Zend
7 1 (0.94%) hybris
7 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
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