Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Gaming
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1157 1138 1263
Rank change year-on-year -19 +125 +18
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 15 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.048% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 32
UK median annual salary £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +11.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £70,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.62% -23.00% +29.03%

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 72,949 71,426 89,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.66% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,556 58,343 71,806
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 6 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 24 February 2018. 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 -13 15 £57,500 -6.12% 3
London -17 11 £60,000 -12.73% 1
UK excluding London -9 4 £48,750 +26.62% 2
South East +6 3 £42,500 +10.39% 1
North West +5 1 £57,500 +130.00%
North of England -1 1 £57,500 +130.00%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Social Gaming.

1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) Game Development
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Data Science
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
5 3 (20.00%) Animation
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Online Games
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Monetization
5 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (13.33%) BDD

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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) TestRail
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Interactive Media
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Games Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Online Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) React
3 2 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Animation
3 3 (20.00%) Online Games
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Data Science
2 4 (26.67%) Game Development
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (20.00%) Monetization
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (13.33%) B2C
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) New Relic
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau