Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Gaming
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1198 1219
Rank change year-on-year +37 +21 +58
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 21 27 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.014% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.035% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 66
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 - £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 77560 77850 90566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 40.93% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58510 63988 72559
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,880
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 4 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 22 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
England +12 21 £65,000 +13.04% 2
London -10 20 £65,000 +13.04% 2
South East - 1 £42,500 -
UK excluding London - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 21 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (47.62%) Game Development
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) C++
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Online Games
5 7 (33.33%) Product Management
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (28.57%) QA
6 6 (28.57%) Back Office
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) Apple
7 5 (23.81%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) C
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Facebook
7 5 (23.81%) Android
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (23.81%) DevOps
8 4 (19.05%) React
8 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 4 (19.05%) Wireframes

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 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) TestRail
General
1 21 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (28.57%) Back Office
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Games Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Games Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Games Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Product Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Games Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Online Development Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Online Product Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Product Director
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 4 (19.05%) React
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.76%) Bokeh
3 1 (4.76%) D3.js
3 1 (4.76%) Pandas
3 1 (4.76%) PyMC3
3 1 (4.76%) scikit-learn
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (33.33%) Online Games
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile Games
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
1 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Game Development
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) A/B Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) Monetization
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Wireframes
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Machine Learning
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) C
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) ActionScript
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Apple
1 5 (23.81%) Facebook
2 4 (19.05%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau