The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank - 223 204
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.075% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -38.09%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £44,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-43.82% +27.14%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2293 1879 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.26% 35.09% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1641 1590 1459
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mobile Games Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mobile Games
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Mobile Games
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Programmer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
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