Period
to 21 August 2017

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

Mobile Game
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1063 1097 1165
Rank change year-on-year +34 +68 -68
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 124 162 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.082% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 111 129 99
UK median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £19,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -42.53% +24.29%

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75389 82088 89961
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.83% 41.65% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57354 67162 71692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in the UK

Mobile Games
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Games in the UK

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Games over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Games in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 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
England +42 115 £50,000 -16.67% 8
London +11 75 £57,500 -8.00% 4
UK excluding London +82 49 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Midlands +61 34 £20,000 -44.83% 4
West Midlands +43 34 £20,000 -44.83% 4
Scotland +8 9 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £29,500 -
South East +75 2 £41,250 +126.03%
North East +7 1 £37,500 -
North of England -41 1 £37,500 +50.00%

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

1 124 (100.00%) Games
2 54 (43.55%) Game Development
3 39 (31.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.81%) Apple iOS
5 29 (23.39%) Android
6 28 (22.58%) Degree
6 28 (22.58%) C#
7 19 (15.32%) HTML
7 19 (15.32%) OO
7 19 (15.32%) Facebook
8 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.52%) MySQL
9 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.71%) Marketing
10 16 (12.90%) CSS
11 15 (12.10%) BBC
12 14 (11.29%) Web Development
12 14 (11.29%) Back Office
12 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
12 14 (11.29%) Java
12 14 (11.29%) Online Games
13 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
13 13 (10.48%) HTML5
13 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
13 13 (10.48%) PHP
14 12 (9.68%) C++
15 11 (8.87%) B2C
15 11 (8.87%) Animation
15 11 (8.87%) QA

Mobile Games
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.23%) Apache
1 4 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) MySQL
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) Redis
6 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) JIRA
2 4 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.42%) Gradle
4 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 124 (100.00%) Games
2 17 (13.71%) Marketing
3 14 (11.29%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (51.61%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Games Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Junior
4 16 (12.90%) Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) Junior Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Graduate
6 14 (11.29%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Graduate Games Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Junior Games Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.06%) PHP Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.26%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.26%) C++ Games Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 9 (7.26%) PHP Web Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Product Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (15.32%) HTML
3 16 (12.90%) CSS
4 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
4 13 (10.48%) HTML5
5 11 (8.87%) jQuery
6 10 (8.06%) CSS3
6 10 (8.06%) LAMP
6 10 (8.06%) React
7 9 (7.26%) Hibernate
7 9 (7.26%) Node.js
8 7 (5.65%) Spring
9 4 (3.23%) iOS SDK
9 4 (3.23%) REST
10 2 (1.61%) Akka
10 2 (1.61%) SpriteKit
10 2 (1.61%) UIKit
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (0.81%) cocos2d
11 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) BBC
2 14 (11.29%) Online Games
3 11 (8.87%) Animation
4 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.26%) User Experience
5 7 (5.65%) Online Gambling
6 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.23%) Handset
8 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.61%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Apple iOS
2 29 (23.39%) Android
3 7 (5.65%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) Game Development
2 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.32%) OO
4 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.29%) Web Development
6 11 (8.87%) Analytics
6 11 (8.87%) B2C
7 10 (8.06%) API Integration
7 10 (8.06%) OO PHP
8 8 (6.45%) OOP
8 8 (6.45%) Physics
9 7 (5.65%) Business Transformation
9 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (5.65%) Monetization
10 6 (4.84%) Mobile Development
10 6 (4.84%) Scrum
10 6 (4.84%) Workflow
11 5 (4.03%) CRM
11 5 (4.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) C#
2 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.29%) Java
4 13 (10.48%) PHP
5 12 (9.68%) C++
6 8 (6.45%) Python
6 8 (6.45%) SQL
7 6 (4.84%) R
8 5 (4.03%) Scala
9 3 (2.42%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.61%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) Erlang
11 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.81%) RPG
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (22.58%) Degree
2 8 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (15.32%) Facebook
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe
2 4 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.61%) Intel
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) Apple
4 1 (0.81%) Foundry
4 1 (0.81%) Vertica
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
4 1 (0.81%) Xamarin