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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 47 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.52% 1.54% -
As % of the General category 5.80% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £28,250 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
138 80 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 43.53% 24.69% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 124 59 39
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 27 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
2 16 (94.12%) SaaS
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) J2EE
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Force.com
3 13 (76.47%) Java EE
4 10 (58.82%) Game Development
4 10 (58.82%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) MS Office
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) SaaS
2 13 (76.47%) Force.com
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Junior
2 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Junior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Junior C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Graduate
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) J2EE
2 13 (76.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) Game Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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