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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 97 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 72 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.12% 1.30% 1.36%
As % of the General category 7.33% 4.95% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
982 868 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.95% 26.20% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 779 635 748
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £50,000 £65,000
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 29 January 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.26%) Java
3 48 (35.56%) Banking
3 48 (35.56%) Retail
4 45 (33.33%) Finance
5 44 (32.59%) E-Commerce
6 43 (31.85%) Linux
7 38 (28.15%) Apache
8 34 (25.19%) Internet
9 32 (23.70%) Oracle
9 32 (23.70%) HTML
9 32 (23.70%) Scrum
10 31 (22.96%) Project Management
11 29 (21.48%) ActiveMQ
12 28 (20.74%) Spring
13 27 (20.00%) HTML5
14 26 (19.26%) Hibernate
15 25 (18.52%) Cisco
16 24 (17.78%) CCNP
16 24 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (17.78%) NoSQL
17 21 (15.56%) Load Balancing
17 21 (15.56%) Firewall
18 18 (13.33%) PHP
19 16 (11.85%) ITIL
20 13 (9.63%) Windows
20 13 (9.63%) CISSP
20 13 (9.63%) CheckPoint
20 13 (9.63%) Programme Management
20 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (28.15%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.70%) CMS
4 4 (2.96%) Node.js
5 3 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.22%) 3ds Max
2 3 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Maya
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Force.com
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.19%) Internet
2 21 (15.56%) Firewall
3 13 (9.63%) Network Security
3 13 (9.63%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.93%) NAS
4 8 (5.93%) SAN
4 8 (5.93%) MPLS
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.96%) HSRP
6 4 (2.96%) LAN
6 4 (2.96%) WAN
6 4 (2.96%) OSPF
6 4 (2.96%) BGP
6 4 (2.96%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.22%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.67%) MySQL
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.19%) Informix
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.22%) Redis
6 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.48%) Riak
7 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Big Data
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) JIRA
1 7 (5.19%) Subversion
1 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.96%) Hudson
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 48 (35.56%) Banking
1 48 (35.56%) Retail
2 45 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Project Manager
2 27 (20.00%) Architect
3 26 (19.26%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (13.33%) Developer
5 17 (12.59%) Senior Manager
5 17 (12.59%) Senior Project Manager
6 13 (9.63%) Agile Project Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Network Engineer
7 11 (8.15%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Games Developer
10 6 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Junior
11 5 (3.70%) Consultant
11 5 (3.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.70%) HTML
2 29 (21.48%) ActiveMQ
3 28 (20.74%) Spring
4 27 (20.00%) HTML5
5 26 (19.26%) Hibernate
6 9 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
7 6 (4.44%) CSS
8 5 (3.70%) LAMP
8 5 (3.70%) CakePHP
8 5 (3.70%) jQuery
9 4 (2.96%) Symfony
9 4 (2.96%) Middleware
10 3 (2.22%) .NET
10 3 (2.22%) JSON
10 3 (2.22%) RESTful
11 2 (1.48%) REST
11 2 (1.48%) Spring Integration
11 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.93%) IBM XIV
2 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (5.93%) Clustering
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.70%) Social Media
3 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.96%) Replication
5 3 (2.22%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.22%) Animation
5 3 (2.22%) Photography
5 3 (2.22%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.22%) Open Source
5 3 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.85%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) Windows
3 8 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.59%) E-Commerce
3 32 (23.70%) Scrum
4 31 (22.96%) Project Management
5 21 (15.56%) Load Balancing
6 16 (11.85%) ITIL
7 13 (9.63%) Programme Management
7 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.93%) Network Architecture
10 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.93%) Change Management
11 7 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.44%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.70%) Web Design
13 5 (3.70%) SOA
13 5 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.26%) Java
2 18 (13.33%) PHP
3 10 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.41%) SQL
4 9 (6.67%) C++
5 8 (5.93%) Perl
6 7 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.96%) Ruby
7 4 (2.96%) Python
8 3 (2.22%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (17.78%) CCNP
1 24 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.63%) CISSP
3 8 (5.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (5.93%) CCIE
3 8 (5.93%) CCSP
4 6 (4.44%) Degree
5 5 (3.70%) CISA
5 5 (3.70%) CISM
5 5 (3.70%) CRISC
5 5 (3.70%) PCI QSA
6 4 (2.96%) CCDE
6 4 (2.96%) CCSE
6 4 (2.96%) CCNA
6 4 (2.96%) CCDP
6 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.96%) CCSA
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) Puppet
2 8 (5.93%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.19%) Nagios
3 7 (5.19%) Cacti
3 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (5.19%) Opsview
3 7 (5.19%) Graphite
4 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.22%) Salt
6 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) Oracle
2 25 (18.52%) Cisco
3 13 (9.63%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.89%) HP
5 10 (7.41%) VMware
6 8 (5.93%) IBM
6 8 (5.93%) Veritas
6 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.19%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.19%) F5
8 4 (2.96%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.96%) Zend
8 4 (2.96%) NetApp
8 4 (2.96%) Juniper
8 4 (2.96%) EMC
8 4 (2.96%) Symantec
9 3 (2.22%) Adobe
10 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.74%) SAP
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
engage interactive
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago