Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 320 307
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 24 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.41% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 10
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £29,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.07% +9.26% -38.29%
10th Percentile £23,450 £20,500 £22,375
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +11.11%

Mobile Games is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3755 4159 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.29% 36.39% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2971 3060 2791
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Games in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halesowen -18 24 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Mobile Games
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 24 (100.00%) Games
2 21 (87.50%) Game Development
3 20 (83.33%) BBC
3 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Web Development
4 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 15 (62.50%) PHP
4 15 (62.50%) MySQL
4 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (62.50%) HTML5
4 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
5 13 (54.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (54.17%) C#
6 12 (50.00%) C++
6 12 (50.00%) Windows
6 12 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 12 (50.00%) Private Cloud
6 12 (50.00%) Mobile Development
6 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
6 12 (50.00%) SEO
6 12 (50.00%) Pay per click
6 12 (50.00%) Apache Flex
6 12 (50.00%) Android
7 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Business Transformation
7 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
1 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Head of Development
1 11 (45.83%) Head of Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Chief Technology Officer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate Games Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Games Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
1 15 (62.50%) HTML5
2 13 (54.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (50.00%) Apache Flex
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) BBC
2 12 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 8 (33.33%) Online Gambling
3 8 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (12.50%) Online Games
5 1 (4.17%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Android
1 12 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Game Development
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (62.50%) Web Development
4 12 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 12 (50.00%) Pay per click
4 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 12 (50.00%) SEO
5 8 (33.33%) B2C
5 8 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
5 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) API Integration
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 13 (54.17%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware