Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 214 239
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.019% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.050% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -41.75% +58.46%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £30,700
90th Percentile £43,500 £32,500 £53,250
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2233 1991 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.42% 38.49% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1128 1585
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in Scotland

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Mobile Games in Scotland

Mobile Games
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Dundee -3 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Mobile Games
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 6 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (66.67%) Game Development
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Handset
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Physics

Mobile Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Games Producer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Producer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Vertica