The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 246 242 255
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 10 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.043% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £30,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Mobile Games
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2376 2294 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.57% 33.02% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 1866 2169
Average salary £39,000 £35,385 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in the North West

Mobile Games
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Mobile Games Salary Histogram in the North West

Mobile Games
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 9 £35,000 +12.00%
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) HTML5
3 12 (85.71%) C#
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (57.14%) Java
5 8 (57.14%) Objective-C
5 8 (57.14%) WebGL
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Social Network
7 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 2 (14.29%) User Experience
9 2 (14.29%) Game Development
10 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
10 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (7.14%) Web Design
10 1 (7.14%) Flash
10 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.14%) Adobe
10 1 (7.14%) CSS
10 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (7.14%) Marketing
10 1 (7.14%) Time Management
10 1 (7.14%) Animation
10 1 (7.14%) Social Media

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile Games Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Games Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate
4 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) WebGL
3 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Social Network
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Animation
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Game Development
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe