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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Game
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 236 216
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +34.92%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £60,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +45.45%

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
1643 2022 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.93% 34.10% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1566 1395
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,888 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Games within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 5 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Mobile Games
England

Mobile Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Games
2 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) CSS3
5 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 8 (44.44%) OO PHP
5 8 (44.44%) React
5 8 (44.44%) API Integration
5 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 8 (44.44%) Game Development
5 8 (44.44%) Node.js
5 8 (44.44%) Web Development
5 8 (44.44%) Online Games
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Back Office
5 8 (44.44%) LAMP
6 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 7 (38.89%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) Kanban
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
1 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 18 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (44.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Graduate
3 5 (27.78%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Games Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Games Producer
6 1 (5.56%) Games Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Games Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) CSS
1 9 (50.00%) CSS3
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) HTML5
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 8 (44.44%) LAMP
2 8 (44.44%) Node.js
2 8 (44.44%) React
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.56%) CryEngine
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) MonoGame
5 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (5.56%) WebGL
5 1 (5.56%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Online Games
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) API Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Game Development
3 8 (44.44%) OO PHP
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Kanban
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago