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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 837 853 769
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -84
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 46 54 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.046% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 108
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
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 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 10 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 22 May 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 +28 45 £48,750 -11.36% 6
London +35 37 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Oxfordshire - 7 £47,500 -
South East - 7 £47,500 -
Oxford - 5 £42,500 -
City of London +36 2 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Scotland +20 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (47.89%) Apple iOS
3 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.03%) Mobile Games
5 25 (35.21%) Java
6 24 (33.80%) Software Engineering
7 23 (32.39%) iOS Development
8 22 (30.99%) Facebook
8 22 (30.99%) MVC
9 21 (29.58%) iOS SDK
10 19 (26.76%) Analytics
10 19 (26.76%) Objective-C
11 18 (25.35%) OOP
12 17 (23.94%) C++
12 17 (23.94%) Ajax
13 16 (22.54%) Online Games
13 16 (22.54%) Android
14 15 (21.13%) Google
14 15 (21.13%) Python
15 14 (19.72%) OO
15 14 (19.72%) SQL
15 14 (19.72%) Google Maps API
15 14 (19.72%) Twitter
16 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (18.31%) Augmented Reality
16 13 (18.31%) Social Media
16 13 (18.31%) iPad
16 13 (18.31%) QA
16 13 (18.31%) iPhone
16 13 (18.31%) JavaScript

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (9.86%) Apache
2 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Workday HCM
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Route 53
4 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
2 7 (9.86%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) SMTP
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) Big Data
3 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.63%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
7 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.41%) OLTP
7 1 (1.41%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Subversion
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.41%) Gradle
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 71 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (7.04%) iGaming
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 22 (30.99%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.45%) QA Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) QA Leader
6 5 (7.04%) Games Developer
7 4 (5.63%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Flash Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Mobile Games Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) iOS SDK
2 17 (23.94%) Ajax
3 14 (19.72%) Google Maps API
4 12 (16.90%) REST
5 11 (15.49%) JSON
6 10 (14.08%) HTML
7 6 (8.45%) Flash
7 6 (8.45%) CSS
8 4 (5.63%) LAMP
9 3 (4.23%) .NET
10 2 (2.82%) Middleware
10 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.82%) Web Services
10 2 (2.82%) HTML5
10 2 (2.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.41%) Stage3D
11 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.41%) jQuery
11 1 (1.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) Mobile Games
2 16 (22.54%) Online Games
3 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (18.31%) Augmented Reality
3 13 (18.31%) Social Media
3 13 (18.31%) iPad
3 13 (18.31%) iPhone
4 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
5 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
6 7 (9.86%) Open Source
7 6 (8.45%) Statistics
8 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.63%) Data Extraction
9 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
10 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
10 3 (4.23%) Online Gambling
11 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
11 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.82%) User Experience
12 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Apple iOS
2 16 (22.54%) Android
3 10 (14.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) Software Engineering
3 23 (32.39%) iOS Development
4 22 (30.99%) MVC
5 19 (26.76%) Analytics
6 18 (25.35%) OOP
7 14 (19.72%) OO
8 13 (18.31%) Scrum
9 7 (9.86%) Web Development
10 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.04%) Game Development
11 5 (7.04%) ETL
12 4 (5.63%) Memory Management
12 4 (5.63%) Concurrent Programming
13 3 (4.23%) Machine Learning
13 3 (4.23%) DevOps
13 3 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (4.23%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) Objective-C
3 17 (23.94%) C++
4 15 (21.13%) Python
5 14 (19.72%) SQL
6 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.08%) PHP
8 7 (9.86%) ActionScript
8 7 (9.86%) Scala
9 4 (5.63%) R
9 4 (5.63%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (4.23%) C#
10 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.82%) PHP5
12 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.41%) Clojure
12 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.41%) F#
12 1 (1.41%) Haskell
12 1 (1.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Facebook
2 15 (21.13%) Google
3 14 (19.72%) Twitter
4 7 (9.86%) Perforce
5 4 (5.63%) Progress
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.82%) Adobe
7 2 (2.82%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary on offer and Flexib
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago