The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 42 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.92% 0.75% -
As % of the General category 8.91% 3.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrogate region.

General Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
101 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 32.79% 23.02% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 91 46 59
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Games
Salary Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrogate region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrogate

Games
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Computer Science
2 17 (94.44%) SaaS
3 14 (77.78%) OO
3 14 (77.78%) Game Development
4 13 (72.22%) J2EE
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Java EE
5 11 (61.11%) Force.com
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) MS Office
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) SEO
7 1 (5.56%) Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Development
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) SaaS
2 11 (61.11%) Force.com
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Junior
2 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Junior Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Graduate
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) J2EE
2 13 (72.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (94.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) OO
1 14 (77.78%) Game Development
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft