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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 58 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.26% 2.09% -
As % of the General category 0.70% 6.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £31,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
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
142 113 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 36.69% 33.73% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 132 69 62
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Force.com
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) SaaS
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Online Games
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Force.com
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Junior Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Junior C# Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree