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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 903 916 942
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 12 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 45 39
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £38,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary - £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +46.15%

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
40575 45671 47723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.37% 41.57% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 36261 37768
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Social Gaming as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 12 £55,000 - 4
England +12 12 £55,000 +3.77% 4

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Social Gaming.

1 31 (100.00%) Games
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Mobile Games
3 18 (58.06%) Apple iOS
4 13 (41.94%) Android
5 12 (38.71%) C++
6 11 (35.48%) OpenGL
7 10 (32.26%) Time Management
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) QA
10 7 (22.58%) JIRA
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Android Development
10 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
10 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) C
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
12 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
12 5 (16.13%) Game Development
12 5 (16.13%) ActionScript
12 5 (16.13%) Project Management
12 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
13 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 4 (12.90%) Workflow
13 4 (12.90%) Adobe
13 4 (12.90%) C#

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) Neo4j
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 31 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) iGaming
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Games Developer
3 11 (35.48%) C++ Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C++ Games Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C/C++ Developer
6 5 (16.13%) iOS Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Mobile Games Developer
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Android Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) OpenGL
2 7 (22.58%) REST
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) React
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.23%) Flash
6 1 (3.23%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Mobile Games
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Online Gambling
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Apple iOS
2 13 (41.94%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Time Management
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Android Development
4 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
6 5 (16.13%) Game Development
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C++
2 6 (19.35%) C
2 6 (19.35%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) ActionScript
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Clojure
6 2 (6.45%) Erlang
6 2 (6.45%) F#
6 2 (6.45%) Haskell
7 1 (3.23%) ES6
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) RPG
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Cacti
1 1 (3.23%) Graphite
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) Opsview
1 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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