The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 173 193 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.071% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £46,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.72% +42.30%
Mobile Games
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1296 1400 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.21% 35.43% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1197 989
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the Manchester region.

Mobile Games Salary Trend in Manchester

Mobile Games
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games.

1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (90.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) Refactoring
2 10 (90.91%) JPA
2 10 (90.91%) RESTful
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
1 10 (90.91%) Java EE
1 10 (90.91%) JPA
1 10 (90.91%) RESTful
1 10 (90.91%) SOAP
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) BDD
1 10 (90.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 10 (90.91%) Refactoring
1 10 (90.91%) SOA
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP