The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank 861 766 802
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +36
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 56 117 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 110 117
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -106 54 £52,500 +5.00% 7
London -96 51 £52,500 +5.00% 7
City of London -37 10 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Dundee +3 2 £40,000 -
Scotland -14 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £32,500 -
North East - 2 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £52,500 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £52,500 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Games
2 42 (36.21%) Flash
3 39 (33.62%) Android
4 36 (31.03%) ActionScript
5 35 (30.17%) Facebook
6 33 (28.45%) Apple iOS
7 32 (27.59%) C++
8 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
8 31 (26.72%) OO
9 25 (21.55%) Java
10 24 (20.69%) ActionScript 3.0
11 21 (18.10%) Game Development
11 21 (18.10%) OOP
11 21 (18.10%) Degree
12 20 (17.24%) Mobile Games
13 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
13 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.38%) Hadoop
14 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (15.52%) Linux
14 18 (15.52%) HTML
15 17 (14.66%) CSS
15 17 (14.66%) Python
15 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
15 17 (14.66%) Big Data
15 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
16 16 (13.79%) NoSQL
16 16 (13.79%) MySQL
17 15 (12.93%) Hudson
18 13 (11.21%) Amazon DynamoDB

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.76%) Apache
3 4 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) AMQP
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) Hadoop
2 17 (14.66%) Big Data
3 16 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 16 (13.79%) MySQL
4 13 (11.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (11.21%) Redis
5 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.03%) CouchDB
6 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
6 7 (6.03%) Riak
7 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.59%) InfiniDB
8 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.93%) Hudson
3 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.48%) Subversion
5 5 (4.31%) Ant
6 4 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.45%) Grunt
7 3 (2.59%) FlexUnit
7 3 (2.59%) Maven
8 2 (1.72%) NUnit
8 2 (1.72%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.72%) Gradle
9 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.86%) QADirector
9 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.86%) PostSharp
9 1 (0.86%) Mocha
9 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.86%) Axure RP
General
1 116 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 5 (4.31%) Finance
4 2 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Developer
2 13 (11.21%) Flash Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Designer
4 9 (7.76%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Junior
5 8 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Games Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Engineering Manager
5 8 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.31%) Junior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Graduate
9 4 (3.45%) Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.21%) Flash
2 18 (15.52%) HTML
3 17 (14.66%) CSS
4 12 (10.34%) Web Services
5 11 (9.48%) jQuery
6 10 (8.62%) HTML5
6 10 (8.62%) Backbone.js
7 9 (7.76%) OpenGL
8 7 (6.03%) CSS3
8 7 (6.03%) MapReduce
8 7 (6.03%) LAMP
8 7 (6.03%) .NET
9 5 (4.31%) PureMVC
9 5 (4.31%) JSP
10 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.45%) REST
10 4 (3.45%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Mobile Games
2 19 (16.38%) Mathematics
2 19 (16.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.34%) iPhone
3 12 (10.34%) iPad
3 12 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.62%) Online Gambling
5 6 (5.17%) Statistics
5 6 (5.17%) Physics
5 6 (5.17%) Social Media
5 6 (5.17%) Online Games
6 5 (4.31%) Flash Games
6 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 4 (3.45%) Open Source
7 4 (3.45%) Browser Games
8 3 (2.59%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.72%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.72%) Blog
9 2 (1.72%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.62%) Android
2 33 (28.45%) Apple iOS
3 18 (15.52%) Linux
4 7 (6.03%) CentOS
4 7 (6.03%) Debian
5 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 2 (1.72%) Windows
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) OO
2 21 (18.10%) Game Development
2 21 (18.10%) OOP
3 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.21%) MVC
6 12 (10.34%) Scrum
6 12 (10.34%) Web Development
7 11 (9.48%) TDD
8 10 (8.62%) Analytics
9 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.17%) Workflow
11 5 (4.31%) B2C
12 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.45%) DNA
12 4 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.45%) ETL
12 4 (3.45%) Predictive Analytics
12 4 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.03%) ActionScript
2 32 (27.59%) C++
3 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.55%) Java
5 24 (20.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (14.66%) Python
7 13 (11.21%) Bash Shell
7 13 (11.21%) SQL
8 12 (10.34%) Perl
9 11 (9.48%) Objective-C
10 10 (8.62%) C#
11 9 (7.76%) PHP
12 8 (6.90%) Lua
13 7 (6.03%) Ruby
14 5 (4.31%) R
14 5 (4.31%) C
15 4 (3.45%) ActionScript 2.0
16 3 (2.59%) Scala
17 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
17 2 (1.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.62%) Puppet
3 7 (6.03%) ZABBIX
3 7 (6.03%) Cacti
3 7 (6.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Facebook
2 7 (6.03%) Rackspace
2 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) EXASOL
5 3 (2.59%) Vertica
5 3 (2.59%) Twitter
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.72%) Sencha
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