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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 854 861 771
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -90
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 50 59 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.049% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 102
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+46.15% +13.04%

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
42446 47760 42782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.43% 39.82% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 33473 37876 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £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 5 May 2015 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 5 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 +36 50 £50,000 -4.76% 10
London +7 43 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
South East - 6 £45,000 - 1
Oxford - 5 £42,500 -
City of London +30 2 £50,000 +20.48% 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 65 (100.00%) Games
2 32 (49.23%) Apple iOS
3 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Mobile Games
5 23 (35.38%) Java
6 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
7 21 (32.31%) Facebook
7 21 (32.31%) iOS Development
8 20 (30.77%) iOS SDK
9 19 (29.23%) MVC
10 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
10 18 (27.69%) Analytics
11 16 (24.62%) OOP
11 16 (24.62%) Ajax
11 16 (24.62%) Android
12 15 (23.08%) Online Games
12 15 (23.08%) C++
13 14 (21.54%) Python
13 14 (21.54%) Google
14 13 (20.00%) Google Maps API
14 13 (20.00%) OO
14 13 (20.00%) SQL
14 13 (20.00%) Twitter
15 12 (18.46%) REST
15 12 (18.46%) Augmented Reality
15 12 (18.46%) Social Media
15 12 (18.46%) iPad
15 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
15 12 (18.46%) QA
15 12 (18.46%) iPhone

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.54%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.54%) Route 53
3 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) HTTP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) SMTP
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
1 8 (12.31%) Big Data
2 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.15%) Data Mining
4 4 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.54%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.54%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.54%) OLTP
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Subversion
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Gradle
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (7.69%) iGaming
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
4 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) QA Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Games Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Games Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Flash Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.08%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) iOS SDK
2 16 (24.62%) Ajax
3 13 (20.00%) Google Maps API
4 12 (18.46%) REST
5 11 (16.92%) JSON
6 10 (15.38%) HTML
7 6 (9.23%) CSS
8 4 (6.15%) Flash
8 4 (6.15%) LAMP
9 2 (3.08%) Middleware
9 2 (3.08%) Web Services
9 2 (3.08%) .NET
9 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.08%) HTML5
9 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.54%) Stage3D
10 1 (1.54%) WCF
10 1 (1.54%) JPA
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Mobile Games
2 15 (23.08%) Online Games
3 12 (18.46%) iPhone
3 12 (18.46%) Augmented Reality
3 12 (18.46%) Social Media
3 12 (18.46%) iPad
4 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.77%) Open Source
8 6 (9.23%) Statistics
9 5 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 4 (6.15%) Data Extraction
11 3 (4.62%) Online Gambling
11 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
12 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
12 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
12 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
12 2 (3.08%) User Experience
13 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Apple iOS
2 16 (24.62%) Android
3 9 (13.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
3 21 (32.31%) iOS Development
4 19 (29.23%) MVC
5 18 (27.69%) Analytics
6 16 (24.62%) OOP
7 13 (20.00%) OO
8 12 (18.46%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) Web Development
9 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.69%) ETL
10 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.15%) Game Development
12 3 (4.62%) Machine Learning
12 3 (4.62%) Memory Management
12 3 (4.62%) Bayesian Methods
12 3 (4.62%) Functional Programming
12 3 (4.62%) DevOps
12 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) Objective-C
3 15 (23.08%) C++
4 14 (21.54%) Python
5 13 (20.00%) SQL
6 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.85%) PHP
8 7 (10.77%) Scala
9 5 (7.69%) ActionScript
10 4 (6.15%) R
11 3 (4.62%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (4.62%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.08%) C#
13 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.54%) Clojure
13 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.54%) Ruby
13 1 (1.54%) PHP5
13 1 (1.54%) Haskell
13 1 (1.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Facebook
2 14 (21.54%) Google
3 13 (20.00%) Twitter
4 6 (9.23%) Perforce
5 4 (6.15%) Progress
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.08%) Adobe
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
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