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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 875 870
Rank change year-on-year +58 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 47 74 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.072% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 79
Median salary £35,000 £61,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £77,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £58,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year -44.68% +86.50%  

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 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Games in the UK

Mobile Games
Top 13 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 27 March 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 +68 44 £33,750 -43.75% 12
London +46 23 £52,500 -16.00% 7
West Midlands +45 16 £28,750 -32.35% 4
Birmingham +32 16 £28,750 -36.11% 2
South West - 4 £28,250 -
City of London +48 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Scotland +18 2 £33,750 - 1
Dundee +9 2 £33,750 - 1
Bristol - 2 £36,250 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £20,250 -
Cirencester - 1 £21,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Mobile Games
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 85 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) Game Development
2 23 (27.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 21 (24.71%) Degree
4 20 (23.53%) Java
5 19 (22.35%) Android
6 18 (21.18%) C#
6 18 (21.18%) QA
7 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.00%) Online Games
7 17 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 15 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 15 (17.65%) OO
9 14 (16.47%) MySQL
9 14 (16.47%) React
10 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (15.29%) Node.js
10 13 (15.29%) Web Development
11 12 (14.12%) CSS
11 12 (14.12%) PHP
11 12 (14.12%) HTML
12 11 (12.94%) CSS3
12 11 (12.94%) HTML5
13 10 (11.76%) Internet
13 10 (11.76%) Back Office
13 10 (11.76%) Marketing
14 9 (10.59%) LAMP
14 9 (10.59%) Scrum

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 2 (2.35%) Apache
1 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) GitHub
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) LAN
4 3 (3.53%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 3 (3.53%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (16.47%) MySQL
3 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.71%) Hazelcast
6 4 (4.71%) Neo4j
6 4 (4.71%) Redis
7 3 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.35%) Big Data
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.18%) QlikView
9 1 (1.18%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Ant
1 4 (4.71%) Gradle
1 4 (4.71%) Maven
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) TestLink
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.35%) Xcode
4 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 85 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (11.76%) Back Office
2 10 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) iGaming
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Games Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Junior
3 10 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 9 (10.59%) PHP Web Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Web Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Junior Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Graduate
6 7 (8.24%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Graduate Games Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Junior Games Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.88%) Games Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Mobile Games Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 14 (16.47%) React
4 13 (15.29%) Node.js
5 12 (14.12%) CSS
5 12 (14.12%) HTML
6 11 (12.94%) CSS3
6 11 (12.94%) HTML5
7 9 (10.59%) jQuery
7 9 (10.59%) LAMP
8 8 (9.41%) REST
9 6 (7.06%) Spring
10 5 (5.88%) OpenGL
10 5 (5.88%) RESTful
11 4 (4.71%) Django
11 4 (4.71%) Web Services
12 3 (3.53%) Akka
12 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.53%) iOS SDK
13 2 (2.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Online Games
2 8 (9.41%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Handset
5 3 (3.53%) Social Media
6 2 (2.35%) Fintech
6 2 (2.35%) Social Network
7 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.18%) BBC
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Android
2 15 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Debian
5 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (27.06%) Game Development
2 15 (17.65%) OO
3 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (15.29%) Web Development
4 9 (10.59%) API Integration
4 9 (10.59%) DevOps
4 9 (10.59%) OO PHP
4 9 (10.59%) Scrum
5 8 (9.41%) OOP
6 7 (8.24%) Microservices
7 6 (7.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 5 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (4.71%) API Design
9 4 (4.71%) Coaching
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.71%) Fraud Detection
9 4 (4.71%) High Availability
9 4 (4.71%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) C#
3 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
5 8 (9.41%) C++
5 8 (9.41%) Python
5 8 (9.41%) Scala
6 7 (8.24%) SQL
7 4 (4.71%) Go
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) C
10 1 (1.18%) GLSL
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) R
10 1 (1.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) MBA
3 3 (3.53%) ISEB
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Consul
3 1 (1.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Apigee
1 4 (4.71%) Facebook
2 2 (2.35%) Intel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Tableau
3 1 (1.18%) Apple
3 1 (1.18%) Foundry
3 1 (1.18%) New Relic
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum plus Pension and company bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Dundee
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits and amazing cult
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago