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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.95% 0.60% -
As % of the General category 6.76% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
148 53 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 43.66% 31.93% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 113 37 95
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £19,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,500 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Games
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (100.00%) OO
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 16 (100.00%) SaaS
1 16 (100.00%) Game Development
2 12 (75.00%) J2EE
2 12 (75.00%) Java EE
3 10 (62.50%) Force.com

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) SaaS
2 10 (62.50%) Force.com
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Graduate
1 16 (100.00%) Junior
2 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Junior Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Junior Java Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Junior C# Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) J2EE
2 12 (75.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) OO
1 16 (100.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree