The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 179 - 149
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% - 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3093 2120 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 83.17% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2433 1586 1663
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
West Yorkshire

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Game Development
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Leeds

Game Development
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) J2EE
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) Java EE
2 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (87.50%) Force.com
2 14 (87.50%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Force.com
1 14 (87.50%) SaaS
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 14 (87.50%) C# Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Junior Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Junior C# Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Graduate Developer
2 14 (87.50%) Graduate
2 14 (87.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Games Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) J2EE
1 14 (87.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) OO
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Degree