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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 249 245 257
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 11 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.15% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.41% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Median salary £22,500 £60,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-62.50% +166.66%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £55,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +52.77%
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
2540 2441 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.94% 36.23% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 1960 1987
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 6 £22,500 -62.50% 2
Cheshire - 5 - -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Mobile Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) PHP
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Apple Swift
6 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (33.33%) Marmalade SDK
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 5 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
6 5 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) Mac OS
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) C++
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 3 (20.00%) Texturing

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Ant
4 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (20.00%) Gradle
4 3 (20.00%) Hudson
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) git-flow
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Graphic Artist
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Marmalade SDK
4 5 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) Laravel
5 3 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) Sass
5 3 (20.00%) Servlets
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) Symfony
5 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) LESS
6 2 (13.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (20.00%) Animation
3 3 (20.00%) Handset
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
1 5 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) 3D Animation
2 3 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Texturing
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Groovy
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
1 3 (20.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.67%) Zend