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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Game
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 239 214
Rank change year-on-year +47 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Games 18 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.032% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.089% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 6
Median salary £28,750 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.35% +32.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £57,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -43.47% +82.53%  

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 1674 2239 1676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 34.94% 36.24% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1653 1426
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
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
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 29 March 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 +39 18 £28,750 -36.11% 2
Mobile Games
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 22 (100.00%) Games
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) OO
4 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (50.00%) HTML5
4 11 (50.00%) Game Development
4 11 (50.00%) CSS3
5 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 10 (45.45%) OO PHP
5 10 (45.45%) React
5 10 (45.45%) API Integration
5 10 (45.45%) Node.js
5 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 10 (45.45%) Web Development
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) Online Games
5 10 (45.45%) PHP
5 10 (45.45%) MySQL
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) Back Office
5 10 (45.45%) LAMP
6 9 (40.91%) C#
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) BBC
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
1 10 (45.45%) NoSQL
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 22 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (45.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Games Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 9 (40.91%) PHP Web Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Web Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Graduate
4 8 (36.36%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Graduate Games Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Junior
4 8 (36.36%) Junior Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Junior Games Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Games Producer
6 1 (4.55%) Games Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
1 11 (50.00%) CSS3
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) HTML5
2 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 10 (45.45%) LAMP
2 10 (45.45%) Node.js
2 10 (45.45%) React
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.55%) CryEngine
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
4 1 (4.55%) MonoGame
4 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (4.55%) WebGL
4 1 (4.55%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Online Games
2 2 (9.09%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (50.00%) Game Development
2 11 (50.00%) OO
3 10 (45.45%) API Integration
3 10 (45.45%) OO PHP
3 10 (45.45%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 14 days ago