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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 850 922
Rank change year-on-year +36 +72  
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 58 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.076% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 41
Median salary £41,250 £62,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.00% +40.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £44,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,750 £44,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -35.39%  

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 37011 40133 45320
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 41.34% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28923 32860 36156
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Games in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 21 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
England +32 53 £42,500 -32.00% 11
London -5 37 £56,000 -10.40% 9
West Midlands +23 13 £20,000 -46.66% 2
Birmingham - 8 £20,000 -
City of London +28 5 £56,000 -10.40% 1
Scotland +18 5 £40,000 - 1
Halesowen - 3 £20,000 - 2
Glasgow +17 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear +20 1 £37,500 -
North East +15 1 £37,500 -
South East - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £28,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Games
2 33 (30.84%) Game Development
3 31 (28.97%) Android
4 30 (28.04%) Apple iOS
5 29 (27.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 27 (25.23%) C#
6 27 (25.23%) Degree
7 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
9 21 (19.63%) OO
10 20 (18.69%) Java
11 19 (17.76%) HTML
12 18 (16.82%) CSS
12 18 (16.82%) MySQL
12 18 (16.82%) NoSQL
12 18 (16.82%) Online Games
13 17 (15.89%) Facebook
13 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
13 17 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (14.95%) Marketing
15 15 (14.02%) Web Development
15 15 (14.02%) Back Office
15 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
15 15 (14.02%) React
16 14 (13.08%) HTML5
16 14 (13.08%) Node.js
16 14 (13.08%) QA
17 13 (12.15%) PHP
18 12 (11.21%) CSS3
18 12 (11.21%) jQuery

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 5 (4.67%) Apache
2 4 (3.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 4 (3.74%) HTTP
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) MySQL
1 18 (16.82%) NoSQL
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.67%) Redis
5 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.80%) Big Data
6 3 (2.80%) Hazelcast
6 3 (2.80%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) JIRA
2 4 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.80%) Ant
3 3 (2.80%) Gradle
3 3 (2.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 107 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (14.95%) Marketing
3 15 (14.02%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 29 (27.10%) Games Developer
3 24 (22.43%) Junior
4 16 (14.95%) Analyst
4 16 (14.95%) Junior Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Graduate
5 14 (13.08%) Graduate Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Graduate Games Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Junior Games Developer
6 12 (11.21%) Web Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 11 (10.28%) PHP Developer
7 11 (10.28%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Business Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Senior Games Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.67%) Java Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (17.76%) HTML
3 18 (16.82%) CSS
4 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.02%) React
6 14 (13.08%) HTML5
6 14 (13.08%) Node.js
7 12 (11.21%) CSS3
7 12 (11.21%) jQuery
8 11 (10.28%) LAMP
9 9 (8.41%) Spring
10 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.54%) REST
12 4 (3.74%) RESTful
13 3 (2.80%) Akka
13 3 (2.80%) iOS SDK
14 2 (1.87%) .NET
14 2 (1.87%) Django
14 2 (1.87%) Spring Boot
14 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Online Games
2 9 (8.41%) Animation
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.54%) BBC
5 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.67%) Handset
5 5 (4.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.87%) Social Media
8 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Android
2 30 (28.04%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) Game Development
2 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.63%) OO
4 17 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (14.02%) Web Development
6 11 (10.28%) API Integration
6 11 (10.28%) OO PHP
6 11 (10.28%) OOP
7 9 (8.41%) Analytics
7 9 (8.41%) DevOps
8 8 (7.48%) Physics
9 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.61%) Microservices
9 6 (5.61%) Monetization
9 6 (5.61%) Scrum
9 6 (5.61%) Workflow
10 5 (4.67%) CRM
10 5 (4.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.67%) Project Management
10 5 (4.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) C#
2 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.69%) Java
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) Python
5 11 (10.28%) SQL
6 8 (7.48%) Scala
7 6 (5.61%) R
8 5 (4.67%) C++
9 3 (2.80%) Go
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) GLSL
11 1 (0.93%) RPG
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Consul
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) StatsD
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Facebook
2 4 (3.74%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.80%) Apigee
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe
4 2 (1.87%) Intel
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) Foundry
5 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 16 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dundee
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago