Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Gaming
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1159 1147 1246
Rank change year-on-year -12 +99 -14
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 17 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.045% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 24
UK median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +23.68%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,350 £43,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -40.77% +36.84%

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 74,405 73,674 87,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.29% 42.84% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57,931 58,674 70,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Social Gaming in the UK

Social Gaming
Top 10 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 18 June 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 -22 16 £50,000 -21.57% 4
UK excluding London +6 10 £42,500 +10.39% 1
London -24 6 £56,250 -19.64% 3
North of England +6 5 £37,500 +50.00%
North East - 3 £37,500 -
North West +3 2 £53,750 +115.00%
South East -5 2 £48,750 +26.62%
Scotland -30 1 - -
East of England - 1 £42,500 - 1
South West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 17 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Online Gambling
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Statistics
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Data Science
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) Game Development
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
7 2 (11.76%) Quantitative Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) Animation

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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Heroku
1 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
3 2 (11.76%) Interactive Media
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Games Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Games Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Games Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.88%) cocos2d
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 4 (23.53%) Online Gambling
2 2 (11.76%) Animation
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games
3 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Mathematics
3 4 (23.53%) Data Science
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Statistics
4 3 (17.65%) Game Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) B2C
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) New Relic
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle