The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Game
Rank - 216 215
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.052% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2139 1937 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.28% 37.87% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1613 1733
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Games Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in the South West

Mobile Games
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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%) Games
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Game Development
2 6 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Twitter
5 2 (25.00%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Social Network
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Social Media
6 1 (12.50%) Publishing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Facebook
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Games Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Network
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Game Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook