The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank 830 712 744
Rank change year-on-year
-118 +32
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 51 158 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.45% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 139 144
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £64,850
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 11 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 1 August 2014. 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 -141 40 £55,000 +15.78% 4
London -92 37 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Scotland -32 11 £31,000 +3.33% 2
Dundee -11 10 £31,000 +3.33% 1
City of London -54 7 £63,750 +27.50%
East Midlands - 2 £44,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £44,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £44,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £22,500 -
North East - 1 £22,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £22,500 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Games
2 34 (30.91%) OO
3 32 (29.09%) Software Engineering
4 31 (28.18%) Facebook
5 28 (25.45%) Apple iOS
5 28 (25.45%) Android
5 28 (25.45%) C++
5 28 (25.45%) Java
6 25 (22.73%) Flash
7 24 (21.82%) ActionScript
7 24 (21.82%) OOP
8 22 (20.00%) C#
8 22 (20.00%) MVC
8 22 (20.00%) Online Games
8 22 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
9 21 (19.09%) Mobile Games
10 20 (18.18%) Hadoop
11 19 (17.27%) Scrum
12 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (15.45%) .NET
13 17 (15.45%) SQL
13 17 (15.45%) Analytics
14 16 (14.55%) Game Development
14 16 (14.55%) MongoDB
14 16 (14.55%) NoSQL
15 15 (13.64%) Objective-C
16 14 (12.73%) Google
16 14 (12.73%) Twitter
16 14 (12.73%) iPad
16 14 (12.73%) iPhone

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (5.45%) Apache
2 4 (3.64%) Node.js
3 3 (2.73%) SAS
4 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) MS Office
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 10 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (7.27%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) HTTP
2 3 (2.73%) AMQP
2 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.73%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (2.73%) IPv4
2 3 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
3 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) SMTP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 16 (14.55%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.91%) Redis
3 12 (10.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 11 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 10 (9.09%) Big Data
6 8 (7.27%) Couchbase
7 7 (6.36%) MySQL
8 6 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.64%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.82%) InfiniDB
11 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.82%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.45%) Subversion
2 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Grunt
3 5 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.73%) Redmine
4 3 (2.73%) FlexUnit
4 3 (2.73%) NUnit
4 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.82%) Maven
5 2 (1.82%) JIRA
5 2 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.82%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.82%) PostSharp
5 2 (1.82%) Hudson
6 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
General
1 110 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (59.09%) Developer
2 13 (11.82%) Flash Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Designer
4 8 (7.27%) C# Developer
4 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (7.27%) iOS Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Data Scientist
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.55%) Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Junior
8 4 (3.64%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Games Designer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Games Designer
9 3 (2.73%) Customer Insight Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.73%) Flash
2 17 (15.45%) .NET
3 13 (11.82%) OpenGL
4 11 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 10 (9.09%) Web Services
5 10 (9.09%) REST
6 9 (8.18%) JSON
6 9 (8.18%) Ajax
7 8 (7.27%) HTML
7 8 (7.27%) WCF
7 8 (7.27%) iOS SDK
8 7 (6.36%) CSS
9 6 (5.45%) HTML5
9 6 (5.45%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (5.45%) cocos2d
10 5 (4.55%) Ember.js
10 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.55%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Online Games
2 21 (19.09%) Mobile Games
3 14 (12.73%) iPad
3 14 (12.73%) iPhone
4 9 (8.18%) Online Gambling
4 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.27%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (7.27%) Social Media
6 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
7 6 (5.45%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.45%) Browser Games
8 5 (4.55%) Open Source
8 5 (4.55%) Statistics
9 3 (2.73%) Psychology
9 3 (2.73%) IPTV
10 2 (1.82%) Xbox
10 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.82%) Replication
11 1 (0.91%) Flash Games
11 1 (0.91%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.45%) Apple iOS
1 28 (25.45%) Android
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Debian
3 2 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) OO
2 32 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.82%) OOP
4 22 (20.00%) MVC
5 19 (17.27%) Scrum
6 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.45%) Analytics
8 16 (14.55%) Game Development
9 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.18%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.27%) TDD
12 8 (7.27%) Memory Management
12 8 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (6.36%) Web Development
13 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.55%) Web Application Development
15 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.45%) C++
1 28 (25.45%) Java
2 24 (21.82%) ActionScript
3 22 (20.00%) C#
3 22 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 17 (15.45%) SQL
5 15 (13.64%) Objective-C
6 13 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.00%) PHP
8 9 (8.18%) Python
9 8 (7.27%) F#
10 7 (6.36%) Lua
11 5 (4.55%) R
12 3 (2.73%) Scala
12 3 (2.73%) C
13 2 (1.82%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.82%) AWK
13 2 (1.82%) Ruby
13 2 (1.82%) Perl
13 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Nagios
2 2 (1.82%) Salt
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.82%) Cacti
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.91%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Facebook
2 14 (12.73%) Google
2 14 (12.73%) Twitter
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Adobe
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) Juniper
5 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.82%) EXASOL
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.82%) Vertica
6 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) Zend
7 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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