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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank 248 238 255
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.10% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £25,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
2396 2097 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.45% 31.37% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1887 1718 1998
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Cheshire - 5 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -1 3 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Games
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) WebGL
2 4 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Social Network
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Games Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) WebGL
2 4 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) Social Network
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago