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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 41 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.22% 2.35% 2.06%
As % of the General category 3.54% 5.37% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
113 149 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 34.45% 43.82% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 64
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 10 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java