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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Game
Rank 226 211 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% 0.079% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £46,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+29.72% +42.30%
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
1951 1654 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.27% 32.69% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1419 1190
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mobile Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Games across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 3
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Couchbase
3 6 (46.15%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) DNA
4 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Economics
4 5 (38.46%) Google
4 5 (38.46%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Statistics
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Google Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (15.38%) Game Development
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Redis
6 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Couchbase
2 5 (38.46%) Data Mining
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Redis
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Games Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
1 2 (15.38%) Flash
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Economics
2 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (38.46%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) DNA
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Game Development
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HNC
2 2 (15.38%) HND
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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