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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 850 845 761
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -84
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 42 51 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 119
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 £33,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+45.71% +7.69%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 March 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 27 March 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 +2 42 £50,000 -4.76% 14
London +31 39 £50,000 -6.97% 4
City of London +1 3 £50,000 +20.48% 1
South East - 2 £40,500 - 1
Oxford - 2 £40,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £65,000 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (100.00%) Games
2 27 (51.92%) Apple iOS
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (46.15%) Mobile Games
5 20 (38.46%) Java
6 17 (32.69%) Android
6 17 (32.69%) Facebook
7 16 (30.77%) iOS SDK
8 15 (28.85%) iOS Development
8 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
9 14 (26.92%) Objective-C
10 13 (25.00%) Analytics
11 12 (23.08%) QA
11 12 (23.08%) Scrum
12 11 (21.15%) MVC
12 11 (21.15%) C++
12 11 (21.15%) OOP
12 11 (21.15%) Online Games
12 11 (21.15%) Ajax
12 11 (21.15%) REST
13 10 (19.23%) Google
13 10 (19.23%) JSON
14 9 (17.31%) Google Maps API
14 9 (17.31%) iPhone
14 9 (17.31%) OO
14 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
14 9 (17.31%) HTTP
14 9 (17.31%) Augmented Reality
14 9 (17.31%) Social Media
14 9 (17.31%) iPad

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.92%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.62%) Big Data
4 4 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.92%) OLTP
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.92%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.92%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Gradle
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 52 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (9.62%) iGaming
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) iOS Developer
3 6 (11.54%) QA Leader
3 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Games Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Games Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.85%) UX Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) iOS SDK
2 11 (21.15%) REST
2 11 (21.15%) Ajax
3 10 (19.23%) JSON
4 9 (17.31%) Google Maps API
5 7 (13.46%) HTML
6 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) .NET
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (3.85%) LAMP
8 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.85%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.92%) Stage3D
9 1 (1.92%) JPA
9 1 (1.92%) WCF
9 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Mobile Games
2 11 (21.15%) Online Games
3 9 (17.31%) iPhone
3 9 (17.31%) Augmented Reality
3 9 (17.31%) Social Media
3 9 (17.31%) iPad
4 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (11.54%) Open Source
6 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.77%) Online Gambling
7 3 (5.77%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.77%) Statistics
7 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 2 (3.85%) User Experience
8 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (51.92%) Apple iOS
2 17 (32.69%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
2 15 (28.85%) iOS Development
3 13 (25.00%) Analytics
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) MVC
5 11 (21.15%) OOP
6 9 (17.31%) OO
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Game Development
9 3 (5.77%) DevOps
9 3 (5.77%) Functional Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.85%) B2C
10 2 (3.85%) SOA
10 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) Objective-C
3 11 (21.15%) C++
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Haskell
7 1 (1.92%) Erlang
7 1 (1.92%) F#
7 1 (1.92%) Clojure
7 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Facebook
2 10 (19.23%) Google
3 9 (17.31%) Twitter
4 4 (7.69%) Progress
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Perforce
5 2 (3.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
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