Period
to 21 October 2017

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

Social Gaming
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1195 1208
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13 +51
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 18 27 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.034% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 70
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,250 £35,875
90th Percentile £104,250 £78,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £40,000

Social Gaming 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Social Gaming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Social Gaming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Social Gaming over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +50 18 £65,000 +13.04% 1
London +20 18 £65,000 +13.04%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Game Development
4 8 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) BDD
6 6 (33.33%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Facebook
7 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (27.78%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Online Games
7 5 (27.78%) Android
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Product Management
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) Google
8 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 4 (22.22%) JIRA
8 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
8 4 (22.22%) Back Office
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) ActionScript

Social Gaming
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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Back Office
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
1 10 (55.56%) Games Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Games Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Games Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Product Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Games Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Product Director
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Online Development Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Mobile Product Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 4 (22.22%) React
1 4 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.56%) Bokeh
2 1 (5.56%) D3.js
2 1 (5.56%) Pandas
2 1 (5.56%) PyMC3
2 1 (5.56%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Online Games
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Game Development
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Product Management
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Segmentation
7 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
3 4 (22.22%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Facebook
2 4 (22.22%) Apple
2 4 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau