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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 141 72 118
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 45 88 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 3.33% 1.52%
As % of the General category 4.57% 10.50% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 37
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
984 838 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.83% 31.69% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 795 618 815
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.71%) Retail
3 34 (34.69%) Internet
4 33 (33.67%) Project Management
5 27 (27.55%) Linux
6 26 (26.53%) E-Commerce
6 26 (26.53%) Scrum
7 24 (24.49%) Java
8 22 (22.45%) Finance
9 20 (20.41%) Banking
10 18 (18.37%) LAMP
10 18 (18.37%) Apache
11 17 (17.35%) PHP
12 16 (16.33%) VMware
12 16 (16.33%) Puppet
13 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (15.31%) .NET
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
14 14 (14.29%) Java EE
14 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 13 (13.27%) Mobile Games
16 12 (12.24%) JIRA
17 11 (11.22%) HTML
17 11 (11.22%) HTML5
18 10 (10.20%) Windows
18 10 (10.20%) Cisco
18 10 (10.20%) CCNP
18 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
19 9 (9.18%) Ruby

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (18.37%) Apache
2 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Force.com
1 8 (8.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) Internet
2 9 (9.18%) Firewall
3 7 (7.14%) NAS
3 7 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.02%) HSRP
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) MPLS
4 1 (1.02%) OSPF
4 1 (1.02%) BGP
4 1 (1.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) MySQL
1 9 (9.18%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.14%) Informix
2 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) JIRA
2 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) Hudson
2 7 (7.14%) Subversion
2 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (35.71%) Retail
2 22 (22.45%) Finance
3 20 (20.41%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Project Manager
2 16 (16.33%) Developer
3 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (8.16%) Junior Java Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Junior C# Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Graduate
4 8 (8.16%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Junior
4 8 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.16%) Junior Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
6 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Architecture Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) LAMP
2 15 (15.31%) .NET
3 14 (14.29%) Java EE
4 11 (11.22%) HTML
4 11 (11.22%) HTML5
5 9 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (8.16%) J2EE
6 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.16%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (8.16%) Spring
7 7 (7.14%) Middleware
8 3 (3.06%) CSS3
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
9 2 (2.04%) SOAP
10 1 (1.02%) Web Services
10 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.02%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.02%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Mobile Games
2 9 (9.18%) Open Source
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.16%) Online Games
4 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (7.14%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.06%) iPhone
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) PDA
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.06%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Project Management
3 26 (26.53%) E-Commerce
3 26 (26.53%) Scrum
4 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.16%) Network Architecture
6 8 (8.16%) OO
7 7 (7.14%) Game Development
7 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 7 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.14%) DevOps
7 7 (7.14%) Line Management
8 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.10%) Kanban
9 5 (5.10%) User Stories
10 4 (4.08%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.49%) Java
2 17 (17.35%) PHP
3 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.18%) Ruby
4 9 (9.18%) Python
4 9 (9.18%) C#
5 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.14%) Perl
5 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.08%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.02%) SQL
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) CCNP
1 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.18%) CCIE
2 9 (9.18%) CCSP
2 9 (9.18%) CCDE
3 8 (8.16%) Degree
4 7 (7.14%) CISSP
4 7 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.02%) CCSE
5 1 (1.02%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (9.18%) vSphere
2 7 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.14%) Opsview
2 7 (7.14%) Nagios
2 7 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.14%) Cacti
2 7 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) VMware
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Cisco
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.16%) HP
6 7 (7.14%) IBM
6 7 (7.14%) NetApp
6 7 (7.14%) Veritas
6 7 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 7 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.14%) F5
6 7 (7.14%) Symantec
7 3 (3.06%) Appcelerator
8 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago