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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Social Gaming
Rank 903 904 941
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 15 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 31
Median salary £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary - £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
39206 45906 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.41% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32009 36939 35878
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 3 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 26 September 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 +13 15 £53,750 -6.52%
England +3 15 £53,750 -2.27%
City of London +52 1 £55,000 -

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 14 (46.67%) Mobile Games
5 13 (43.33%) Android
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) C++
7 7 (23.33%) OpenGL
7 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Interactive Media
7 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
7 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 6 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (20.00%) Android Development
8 6 (20.00%) Time Management
8 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) C
9 5 (16.67%) JIRA
9 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) Analytics
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting

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 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (23.33%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Games Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C++ Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Migration Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 5 (16.67%) C++ Games Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) C Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C/C++ Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Migration Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Games Developer
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Software Project Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) OpenGL
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) React
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.33%) Flash
6 1 (3.33%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Mobile Games
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) Online Games
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (43.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) iOS Development
3 7 (23.33%) SDLC
3 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.00%) Android Development
4 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 6 (20.00%) Time Management
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C++
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Clojure
5 1 (3.33%) Erlang
5 1 (3.33%) ES6
5 1 (3.33%) F#
5 1 (3.33%) Haskell
5 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Samsung