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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 933 926 887
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -39
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 18 15 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.036% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 57
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +4.16%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 February 2016 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 February 2016. 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 +13 18 £52,000 +9.47% 4
London +3 14 £52,000 +9.47% 4
Leeds - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
City of London +57 1 £62,500 +38.88%
South East - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Games
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
4 14 (29.17%) Facebook
4 14 (29.17%) Functional Programming
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
4 14 (29.17%) Erlang
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) F#
5 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (25.00%) Online Games
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) Internet
8 10 (20.83%) .NET
8 10 (20.83%) Haskell
8 10 (20.83%) Google
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (20.83%) Scala
8 10 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (20.83%) Clojure
8 10 (20.83%) Redis
8 10 (20.83%) Neo4j
8 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 10 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (16.67%) User Experience
9 8 (16.67%) Docker

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (6.25%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.25%) MS Project
5 2 (4.17%) Maya
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (16.67%) Google App Engine
4 4 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (20.83%) Neo4j
2 10 (20.83%) Redis
3 8 (16.67%) BigQuery
4 5 (10.42%) Hazelcast
5 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) PostSharp
2 5 (10.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 48 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) iGaming
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB Developer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (8.33%) F# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Games Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Head of Design
5 4 (8.33%) Head of User Experience
5 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Games Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 6 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (6.25%) Flash
4 3 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.17%) Ajax
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) CSS
6 1 (2.08%) Java EE
6 1 (2.08%) JAXB
6 1 (2.08%) JSP
6 1 (2.08%) JSR 170
6 1 (2.08%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.08%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.08%) Taglibs
6 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Online Games
2 8 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 8 (16.67%) User Experience
3 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) FMCG
4 5 (10.42%) Graphic Design
4 5 (10.42%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.17%) Online Gambling
5 2 (4.17%) Social Network
6 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.08%) Animation
6 1 (2.08%) Flash Games
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
6 1 (2.08%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.08%) New Media
6 1 (2.08%) Psychology
6 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Android
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Functional Programming
3 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) AOP
5 8 (16.67%) Microservices
5 8 (16.67%) Open Source
6 7 (14.58%) Game Development
6 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps
8 4 (8.33%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.17%) B2C
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
10 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C#
2 14 (29.17%) Erlang
3 13 (27.08%) F#
4 10 (20.83%) Clojure
4 10 (20.83%) Haskell
4 10 (20.83%) Scala
5 8 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) ActionScript
7 4 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (4.17%) Lua
9 2 (4.17%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby
9 2 (4.17%) SQL
10 1 (2.08%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) Cacti
2 2 (4.17%) Graphite
2 2 (4.17%) Opsview
2 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Facebook
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.83%) Google
4 4 (8.33%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) Perforce
6 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) Rally
7 1 (2.08%) Terracotta
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