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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 865 812 765
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -47
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 14 60 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 56 103
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 5 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 27 January 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
London -21 12 £47,500 -17.39% 4
England -47 12 £47,500 -15.55% 7
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
City of London -15 1 £45,000 -40.00%

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) Apple iOS
4 17 (38.64%) Mobile Games
5 14 (31.82%) Java
6 13 (29.55%) Android
7 12 (27.27%) OO
8 11 (25.00%) OOP
8 11 (25.00%) QA
8 11 (25.00%) Online Games
8 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
9 10 (22.73%) Social Media
9 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 10 (22.73%) Scrum
10 9 (20.45%) REST
11 8 (18.18%) Facebook
11 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 8 (18.18%) Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
12 7 (15.91%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) Project Management
12 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
12 7 (15.91%) HTTP
12 7 (15.91%) iOS SDK
13 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.64%) Game Development
13 6 (13.64%) B2C
13 6 (13.64%) Adobe
13 6 (13.64%) JSON

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Maya
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) IPv4
2 2 (4.55%) NetScreen
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 44 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) iGaming
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) iOS Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Games Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Games Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) REST
2 7 (15.91%) iOS SDK
3 6 (13.64%) JSON
4 5 (11.36%) Ajax
4 5 (11.36%) Google Maps API
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) WPF
6 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
6 2 (4.55%) Spring
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 2 (4.55%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.27%) Spine.js
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Mobile Games
2 11 (25.00%) Online Games
2 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (22.73%) Social Media
4 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.36%) iPad
5 5 (11.36%) iPhone
5 5 (11.36%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) User Experience
6 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.55%) Social Network
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
7 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.27%) Blog
8 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (2.27%) IPTV
8 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Apple iOS
2 13 (29.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) OOP
3 11 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.18%) Analytics
5 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) B2C
7 6 (13.64%) Game Development
7 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Time Management
9 4 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Android Development
9 4 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 5 (11.36%) C++
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Lua
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Facebook
2 6 (13.64%) Adobe
3 5 (11.36%) Twitter
3 5 (11.36%) Google
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
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