The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £20,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,750 £44,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -35.39%  

Mobile Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 759 1017 693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.59% 42.48% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 562 619 565
Median salary £42,500 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.82% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mobile Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Mobile Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games in Birmingham

Mobile Games
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Mobile Games in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) HTML5
2 12 (50.00%) Game Development
2 12 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (50.00%) CSS3
2 12 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (45.83%) OO PHP
3 11 (45.83%) React
3 11 (45.83%) API Integration
3 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
3 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (45.83%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Back Office
3 11 (45.83%) Node.js
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
3 11 (45.83%) Online Games
3 11 (45.83%) LAMP
3 11 (45.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) BBC
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Mercurial

Mobile Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
1 11 (45.83%) NoSQL
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (45.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Games Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Graduate
3 12 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Graduate Games Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Junior
3 12 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Junior Games Developer
4 11 (45.83%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 11 (45.83%) PHP Developer
4 11 (45.83%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (45.83%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) CSS
1 12 (50.00%) CSS3
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
1 12 (50.00%) HTML5
1 12 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (45.83%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) LAMP
2 11 (45.83%) Node.js
2 11 (45.83%) React
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (4.17%) LESS
3 1 (4.17%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Online Games
2 4 (16.67%) BBC
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Game Development
1 12 (50.00%) OO
2 11 (45.83%) API Integration
2 11 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (45.83%) OO PHP
2 11 (45.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree