The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Games over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 239 232
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.090% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Median salary £20,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £42,750 £37,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1931 2228 1919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 36.12% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2207 2340
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,080 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,500 £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 the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mobile Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Games 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Mobile Games 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 28 June 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 - 7 £20,000 -
Halesowen - 4 £20,000 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Mobile Games
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mobile Games.

1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (53.33%) Game Development
3 14 (46.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 14 (46.67%) HTML5
3 14 (46.67%) C#
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) OO
5 12 (40.00%) Online Games
5 12 (40.00%) React
5 12 (40.00%) CSS3
5 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (36.67%) Node.js
6 11 (36.67%) OO PHP
6 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (36.67%) API Integration
6 11 (36.67%) Web Development
6 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (36.67%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) LAMP
6 11 (36.67%) Back Office
7 8 (26.67%) BBC
8 2 (6.67%) B2C
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Animation

Mobile Games
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
1 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 11 (36.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Games Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Graduate
3 14 (46.67%) Graduate Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Graduate Games Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Junior
3 14 (46.67%) Junior Developer
3 14 (46.67%) Junior Games Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 11 (36.67%) PHP Developer
4 11 (36.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 11 (36.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Games Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
1 14 (46.67%) HTML5
1 14 (46.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 13 (43.33%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (40.00%) CSS3
3 12 (40.00%) React
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 11 (36.67%) LAMP
4 11 (36.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (3.33%) LESS
5 1 (3.33%) Pixi.js
5 1 (3.33%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Online Games
2 8 (26.67%) BBC
3 2 (6.67%) Animation
3 2 (6.67%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Game Development
2 12 (40.00%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) API Integration
3 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (36.67%) OO PHP
3 11 (36.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) B2C
4 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 20 days ago