The first 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 31 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 terms in our General category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 136 59 114
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +55
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 92 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 3.56% 1.45%
As % of the General category 4.37% 11.12% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 32
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
983 827 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.76% 32.04% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 796 602 683
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
West Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (30.77%) Retail
2 27 (23.08%) Java
3 25 (21.37%) Internet
3 25 (21.37%) E-Commerce
4 23 (19.66%) Linux
4 23 (19.66%) Project Management
5 21 (17.95%) .NET
6 19 (16.24%) PHP
6 19 (16.24%) LAMP
6 19 (16.24%) Java EE
7 18 (15.38%) Scrum
8 17 (14.53%) Finance
9 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.68%) Banking
9 16 (13.68%) C#
10 15 (12.82%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) Apache
11 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.97%) VMware
11 14 (11.97%) Marketing
11 14 (11.97%) Game Development
12 13 (11.11%) Puppet
12 13 (11.11%) Degree
12 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 13 (11.11%) Force.com
12 13 (11.11%) SaaS
12 13 (11.11%) J2EE
12 13 (11.11%) Mobile Games
13 12 (10.26%) SOAP
13 12 (10.26%) Python

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (12.82%) Apache
2 9 (7.69%) SAS
3 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) CMS
3 4 (3.42%) Node.js
4 3 (2.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Force.com
1 13 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) Internet
2 11 (9.40%) Firewall
3 4 (3.42%) SAN
3 4 (3.42%) MPLS
3 4 (3.42%) Network Security
3 4 (3.42%) NAS
4 1 (0.85%) SSH
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (8.55%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.42%) Informix
3 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) JIRA
2 7 (5.98%) Selenium
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.42%) Subversion
3 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) Hudson
4 3 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (30.77%) Retail
2 17 (14.53%) Finance
3 16 (13.68%) Banking
4 14 (11.97%) Marketing
5 9 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 9 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.97%) Junior Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Junior
6 13 (11.11%) Graduate
6 13 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Test Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Architecture Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Technician
11 5 (4.27%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) .NET
2 19 (16.24%) LAMP
2 19 (16.24%) Java EE
3 13 (11.11%) J2EE
4 12 (10.26%) SOAP
5 7 (5.98%) HTML5
5 7 (5.98%) HTML
6 6 (5.13%) CSS
6 6 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.13%) CSS3
7 4 (3.42%) Middleware
8 3 (2.56%) jQuery
9 1 (0.85%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.85%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.85%) WPF
9 1 (0.85%) Symfony
9 1 (0.85%) Spring
9 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 13 (11.11%) Mobile Games
2 11 (9.40%) Open Source
3 10 (8.55%) Online Games
4 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) IBM XIV
6 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.56%) Xbox
7 3 (2.56%) iPhone
7 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) PDA
9 1 (0.85%) BBC
9 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) E-Commerce
2 23 (19.66%) Project Management
3 18 (15.38%) Scrum
4 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.82%) OO
6 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (11.97%) Game Development
7 10 (8.55%) CRM
7 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.69%) Test Management
8 9 (7.69%) Use Case
8 9 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.69%) Analytics
8 9 (7.69%) B2C
8 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.98%) DevOps
9 7 (5.98%) ITIL
10 6 (5.13%) Software Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) Java
2 19 (16.24%) PHP
3 16 (13.68%) C#
4 12 (10.26%) Python
4 12 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.40%) Ruby
6 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.27%) Perl
8 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) PHP5
10 1 (0.85%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.55%) CCNP
3 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.13%) CCIE
4 6 (5.13%) CCSP
4 6 (5.13%) CCDE
5 4 (3.42%) CISSP
5 4 (3.42%) CCSA
5 4 (3.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) vSphere
1 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Puppet
2 8 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.42%) Nagios
3 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.42%) Cacti
3 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.42%) Opsview
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) VMware
2 10 (8.55%) Cisco
3 9 (7.69%) Tableau
3 9 (7.69%) Neolane
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle
4 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) NetApp
5 4 (3.42%) Veritas
5 4 (3.42%) Symantec
5 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
5 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.42%) F5
6 3 (2.56%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.56%) Sony
7 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
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