The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 98 145 68
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -77
Permanent jobs citing Games 81 40 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 1.06% 3.77%
As % of the General category 7.68% 4.04% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 38
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £24,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1055 989 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.62% 26.23% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 761 802 620
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Games
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Games Salary Trend in Leeds

Games
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 85 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.92%) Linux
3 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
4 34 (26.15%) Scrum
5 29 (22.31%) Open Source
6 28 (21.54%) Java
7 27 (20.77%) PHP
8 26 (20.00%) Node.js
9 25 (19.23%) TDD
10 22 (16.92%) AngularJS
11 21 (16.15%) OO
12 20 (15.38%) C#
13 19 (14.62%) Apple iOS
14 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (13.85%) HTML
14 18 (13.85%) Python
15 17 (13.08%) SQL
15 17 (13.08%) iOS Development
16 16 (12.31%) .NET
16 16 (12.31%) Android
16 16 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (11.54%) HTML5
17 15 (11.54%) Mobile Development
18 14 (10.77%) Android Development
18 14 (10.77%) Social Media
18 14 (10.77%) Puppet
18 14 (10.77%) Windows
18 14 (10.77%) LAMP
19 13 (10.00%) MVC
19 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (20.00%) Node.js
2 10 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (3.85%) CMS
4 4 (3.08%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) Internet
2 10 (7.69%) Firewall
3 9 (6.92%) Network Security
4 6 (4.62%) LAN
4 6 (4.62%) WAN
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.77%) NAS
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.77%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.77%) SAN
6 1 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.38%) MySQL
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.62%) SQLite
5 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.31%) Redis
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.08%) JMeter
2 4 (3.08%) Xcode
2 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.31%) JUnit
3 3 (2.31%) Selenium
4 2 (1.54%) JIRA
4 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.54%) Behat
5 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (6.92%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Law
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (47.69%) Developer
2 17 (13.08%) Architect
3 14 (10.77%) Analyst
4 11 (8.46%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (6.92%) AWS Developer
5 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.38%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Junior
7 6 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) iOS Developer
7 6 (4.62%) Senior iOS Developer
8 5 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) AngularJS
2 18 (13.85%) HTML
3 16 (12.31%) .NET
4 15 (11.54%) HTML5
5 14 (10.77%) LAMP
6 13 (10.00%) CSS
7 10 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (6.15%) XML
8 8 (6.15%) JSON
9 7 (5.38%) Spring
9 7 (5.38%) Symfony
9 7 (5.38%) jQuery
9 7 (5.38%) RESTful
9 7 (5.38%) Web Services
10 6 (4.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (4.62%) React
10 6 (4.62%) iOS SDK
10 6 (4.62%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (4.62%) Grails
10 6 (4.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Social Media
2 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.38%) RIA
4 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.62%) iPhone
5 6 (4.62%) User Experience
6 5 (3.85%) Animation
6 5 (3.85%) Online Games
7 4 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.54%) Blog
8 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.77%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.77%) W3C
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.92%) Linux
2 19 (14.62%) Apple iOS
3 16 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (12.31%) Android
4 14 (10.77%) Windows
5 13 (10.00%) UNIX
6 10 (7.69%) Debian
7 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.38%) CentOS
8 5 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.77%) Solaris
9 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.15%) Scrum
3 29 (22.31%) Open Source
4 25 (19.23%) TDD
5 21 (16.15%) OO
6 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (13.08%) iOS Development
8 15 (11.54%) Mobile Development
9 14 (10.77%) Android Development
10 13 (10.00%) MVC
10 13 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.23%) BDD
12 11 (8.46%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.46%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.92%) High Availability
13 9 (6.92%) SDLC
14 8 (6.15%) DevOps
15 7 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 28 (21.54%) Java
3 27 (20.77%) PHP
4 20 (15.38%) C#
5 18 (13.85%) Python
6 17 (13.08%) SQL
7 13 (10.00%) C++
8 10 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 10 (7.69%) Ruby
9 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.08%) VB
11 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.54%) C
13 1 (0.77%) Perl
13 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) CCNA
2 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) Puppet
2 13 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.38%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.31%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.77%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Cisco
2 8 (6.15%) VMware
2 8 (6.15%) Xamarin
3 7 (5.38%) CheckPoint
3 7 (5.38%) Google
3 7 (5.38%) Zend
3 7 (5.38%) Oracle
4 6 (4.62%) Apple
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) Juniper
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.77%) EMC
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.77%) F5
7 1 (0.77%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.77%) Splunk
7 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow
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