Mobile Marketers In Demand

Over the past three months, employers and staffing firms posted 4,400 job ads for mobile marketers, according to WANTED Analytics.

That’s a double-digit increase (16%) from the same period last year…and the number of job ads asking for marketers with mobile skills increased 120% since 2009.

The cities with the biggest demand for people with these skill sets were New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Jose, with Seattle being the location of the biggest talent shortage in this area. But don’t go to Rochester, New York, Pittsburgh, or Cincinnati, where each posted mobile marketing job received an average of 42 applications.

Furthermore, according to WANTED, one in 10 marketing jobs total included language asking for mobile skills.

Here’s WANTED Analytics’ data tracking number of jobs posted for marketers with mobile skills over the past four years: