Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1050 1083 1135
Rank change year-on-year +33 +52 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 113 124 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.069% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85 94 110
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -12.20% +13.89%
10th Percentile £36,750 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -12.62% +21.18%

Mobile Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72947 73494 86746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55375 60931 70270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mobile Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games in England.

Salary trend for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Games in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Games in England

Mobile Games
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 84 £57,500 +6.98% 7
Midlands +40 24 £42,500 +44.07% 4
West Midlands +24 24 £42,500 +44.07% 1
South East +54 3 £47,500 -
North East -6 1 £37,500 - 2
North of England -7 1 £37,500 +50.00% 4
East of England - 1 - -
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 113 (100.00%) Games
2 60 (53.10%) Game Development
3 45 (39.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 36 (31.86%) C++
5 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (28.32%) Apple iOS
7 30 (26.55%) C#
8 24 (21.24%) Android
9 20 (17.70%) BBC
10 19 (16.81%) Scrum
10 19 (16.81%) Mobile Development
11 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
11 18 (15.93%) HTML
11 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (15.04%) Web Development
13 16 (14.16%) HTML5
14 15 (13.27%) PHP
14 15 (13.27%) MySQL
15 14 (12.39%) Java
15 14 (12.39%) QA
16 12 (10.62%) Pay per click
16 12 (10.62%) Apache Flex
16 12 (10.62%) Windows
16 12 (10.62%) Linux
16 12 (10.62%) B2C
16 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
16 12 (10.62%) SEO
16 12 (10.62%) VMware
16 12 (10.62%) Private Cloud
17 11 (9.73%) User Experience

Mobile Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (1.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Google Play
4 1 (0.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
2 15 (13.27%) MySQL
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.65%) Gradle
4 1 (0.88%) Bower
4 1 (0.88%) Grunt
4 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.88%) Mocha
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 113 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (4.42%) Back Office
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (48.67%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) Games Developer
3 21 (18.58%) C++ Developer
4 19 (16.81%) C++ Games Developer
5 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 14 (12.39%) Head of Development
7 13 (11.50%) Mobile Games Developer
8 11 (9.73%) Head of Software Development
9 8 (7.08%) Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Chief Technology Officer
9 8 (7.08%) Product Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Java Games Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Games Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.42%) iOS Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (15.93%) HTML
3 16 (14.16%) HTML5
4 12 (10.62%) Apache Flex
5 6 (5.31%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.31%) Spring
6 5 (4.42%) CSS
6 5 (4.42%) iOS SDK
6 5 (4.42%) jQuery
7 4 (3.54%) CSS3
8 3 (2.65%) LAMP
8 3 (2.65%) UIKit
9 2 (1.77%) .NET
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe AIR
9 2 (1.77%) SpriteKit
9 2 (1.77%) Web Services
10 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (0.88%) Core Data
10 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) BBC
2 12 (10.62%) Private Cloud
3 11 (9.73%) User Experience
4 10 (8.85%) Online Games
5 8 (7.08%) Online Gambling
6 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.31%) Animation
7 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.54%) Social Gaming
10 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.32%) Apple iOS
2 24 (21.24%) Android
3 12 (10.62%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (53.10%) Game Development
2 34 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.81%) Mobile Development
3 19 (16.81%) Scrum
4 18 (15.93%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (15.04%) Web Development
6 12 (10.62%) B2C
6 12 (10.62%) Pay per click
6 12 (10.62%) SEO
7 10 (8.85%) OO
8 9 (7.96%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.08%) Business Transformation
9 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (7.08%) Customer-Centricity
9 8 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.08%) Monetization
10 6 (5.31%) Physics
10 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.31%) Wireframes
11 5 (4.42%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) C++
2 30 (26.55%) C#
3 15 (13.27%) PHP
4 14 (12.39%) Java
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.31%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.42%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.65%) Python
9 2 (1.77%) Erlang
9 2 (1.77%) Scala
9 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.77%) SQL
10 1 (0.88%) R
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) VMware
2 9 (7.96%) Facebook
3 4 (3.54%) Adobe
3 4 (3.54%) New Relic
4 3 (2.65%) Apple
4 3 (2.65%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) Perforce
5 1 (0.88%) Xamarin