Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Gaming
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1172 1231 1170
Rank change year-on-year +59 -61 +57
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 22 33 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.040% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 94
UK median annual salary £63,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,875 £43,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,375 £67,500 £67,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 - £45,000

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 75470 81934 89289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.88% 41.64% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57316 67013 71147
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% -

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 23 August 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 23 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 +69 21 £65,000 +23.81% 4
London +28 21 £65,000 +23.81% 4
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
UK excluding London - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 22 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Facebook
4 7 (31.82%) Game Development
4 7 (31.82%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) Apple
5 6 (27.27%) Objective-C
5 6 (27.27%) Google
5 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 6 (27.27%) Online Games
5 6 (27.27%) Android
5 6 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Product Management
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Confluence
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) Back Office
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) ActionScript
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Degree

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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
General
1 22 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (22.73%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Interactive Media
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Games Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Games Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Java Games Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Product Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Change Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (9.09%) Bokeh
2 2 (9.09%) D3.js
2 2 (9.09%) Pandas
2 2 (9.09%) PyMC3
2 2 (9.09%) scikit-learn
3 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Online Games
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Game Development
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.64%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Monetization
5 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Objective-C
4 5 (22.73%) ActionScript
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Facebook
2 6 (27.27%) Apple
2 6 (27.27%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) T-Plan