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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 127 104 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 58 63 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 2.19% 1.17%
As % of the General category 5.95% 7.13% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 30
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £20,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
974 883 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.72% 30.72% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 788 659 750
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Finance
3 33 (32.04%) Internet
3 33 (32.04%) Project Management
4 32 (31.07%) Linux
4 32 (31.07%) E-Commerce
4 32 (31.07%) Banking
5 31 (30.10%) Retail
6 27 (26.21%) Scrum
7 25 (24.27%) Java
8 22 (21.36%) Apache
9 20 (19.42%) Oracle
10 18 (17.48%) PHP
10 18 (17.48%) LAMP
11 17 (16.50%) VMware
11 17 (16.50%) Puppet
12 15 (14.56%) HTML5
12 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
12 15 (14.56%) HTML
13 13 (12.62%) .NET
13 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
13 13 (12.62%) Spring
13 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
14 12 (11.65%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (11.65%) Programme Management
15 11 (10.68%) Waterfall
15 11 (10.68%) Ruby
15 11 (10.68%) Java EE
16 10 (9.71%) Load Balancing
16 10 (9.71%) Open Source

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (21.36%) Apache
2 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.97%) Maya
1 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Force.com
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.04%) Internet
2 9 (8.74%) Firewall
3 7 (6.80%) NAS
3 7 (6.80%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.97%) HSRP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) HTTP
4 1 (0.97%) MPLS
4 1 (0.97%) OSPF
4 1 (0.97%) BGP
4 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.80%) Informix
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JIRA
2 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) Hudson
2 7 (6.80%) Subversion
2 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 32 (31.07%) Banking
3 31 (30.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.56%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Project Manager
3 13 (12.62%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Manager
3 13 (12.62%) Architect
4 12 (11.65%) Agile Project Manager
5 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 7 (6.80%) Engineering Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Junior
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Technician
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Junior Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Architecture Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Graduate
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) LAMP
2 15 (14.56%) HTML5
2 15 (14.56%) HTML
3 13 (12.62%) .NET
3 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
3 13 (12.62%) Spring
4 12 (11.65%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (10.68%) Java EE
6 9 (8.74%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (6.80%) Middleware
8 5 (4.85%) J2EE
9 3 (2.91%) CSS
10 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.94%) CSS3
11 1 (0.97%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.97%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.97%) SOAP
11 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Open Source
2 8 (7.77%) Mobile Games
3 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (6.80%) IBM XIV
4 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Online Games
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) Browser Games
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) PDA
7 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.07%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
3 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.04%) Project Management
3 32 (31.07%) E-Commerce
4 27 (26.21%) Scrum
5 12 (11.65%) Programme Management
6 11 (10.68%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.71%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.77%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.77%) DevOps
10 7 (6.80%) Line Management
10 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.80%) Performance Management
10 7 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.85%) OO
12 4 (3.88%) Change Management
12 4 (3.88%) TDD
12 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.88%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Java
2 18 (17.48%) PHP
3 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.68%) Ruby
5 10 (9.71%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.80%) Perl
7 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.83%) C#
8 5 (4.85%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.97%) SQL
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) CCNP
1 10 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.74%) CCIE
2 9 (8.74%) CCSP
2 9 (8.74%) CCDE
3 7 (6.80%) CISSP
3 7 (6.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) CCSE
5 1 (0.97%) CCDP
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (8.74%) vSphere
2 7 (6.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Puppet
2 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.80%) Opsview
3 7 (6.80%) Nagios
3 7 (6.80%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.80%) Cacti
3 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (19.42%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) VMware
3 10 (9.71%) Cisco
4 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.77%) HP
6 7 (6.80%) NetApp
6 7 (6.80%) Veritas
6 7 (6.80%) IBM
6 7 (6.80%) Symantec
6 7 (6.80%) Riverbed
6 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.80%) F5
7 2 (1.94%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.97%) SAP
8 1 (0.97%) EMC
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