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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 252 231 242
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.070% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £36,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £44,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 August 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
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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
Cheshire - 4 £22,500 -
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Social Network
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (50.00%) Game Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript