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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 124 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 49 77 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 2.06% 1.00%
As % of the General category 4.94% 7.76% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 16
Average salary £44,000 £36,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
992 992 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.06% 26.49% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 739 795 767
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.08%) Java
3 46 (35.38%) Linux
4 44 (33.85%) Retail
5 32 (24.62%) Apache
5 32 (24.62%) HTML
5 32 (24.62%) Banking
6 31 (23.85%) E-Commerce
6 31 (23.85%) Scrum
7 30 (23.08%) Oracle
8 28 (21.54%) ActiveMQ
9 27 (20.77%) Spring
9 27 (20.77%) Internet
9 27 (20.77%) Finance
10 26 (20.00%) Cisco
10 26 (20.00%) HTML5
11 25 (19.23%) PHP
12 23 (17.69%) Hibernate
12 23 (17.69%) NoSQL
13 22 (16.92%) Load Balancing
13 22 (16.92%) Firewall
13 22 (16.92%) CCNP
13 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (16.15%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.85%) CheckPoint
16 17 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (12.31%) Network Security
18 15 (11.54%) Social Media
18 15 (11.54%) SQL
18 15 (11.54%) ITIL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (24.62%) Apache
2 12 (9.23%) CMS
3 6 (4.62%) Node.js
4 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.31%) WordPress
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.31%) 3ds Max
1 3 (2.31%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) Internet
2 22 (16.92%) Firewall
3 17 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (12.31%) Network Security
5 9 (6.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (5.38%) MPLS
7 4 (3.08%) NAS
7 4 (3.08%) SAN
8 3 (2.31%) FWSM
8 3 (2.31%) HSRP
8 3 (2.31%) OSPF
8 3 (2.31%) BGP
8 3 (2.31%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.31%) LAN
8 3 (2.31%) VoIP
8 3 (2.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.69%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.38%) MySQL
3 4 (3.08%) Redis
4 3 (2.31%) Riak
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.31%) Informix
4 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.31%) Subversion
2 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 44 (33.85%) Retail
2 32 (24.62%) Banking
3 27 (20.77%) Finance
4 5 (3.85%) Law
4 5 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.31%) Marketing
6 2 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Architect
2 30 (23.08%) Developer
3 25 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.69%) Junior
7 9 (6.92%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.15%) Junior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Security Consultant
11 4 (3.08%) Games Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.62%) HTML
2 28 (21.54%) ActiveMQ
3 27 (20.77%) Spring
4 26 (20.00%) HTML5
5 23 (17.69%) Hibernate
6 13 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (9.23%) CakePHP
7 12 (9.23%) Symfony
8 10 (7.69%) jQuery
9 7 (5.38%) RESTful
9 7 (5.38%) CSS
9 7 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (4.62%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.62%) LAMP
10 6 (4.62%) .NET
11 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.08%) JSON
12 3 (2.31%) Spring Integration
13 2 (1.54%) Spring Boot
13 2 (1.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Social Media
2 12 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.38%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.31%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.31%) Animation
6 3 (2.31%) Photography
6 3 (2.31%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.31%) FMCG
6 3 (2.31%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.38%) Linux
2 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Windows
5 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Android
7 1 (0.77%) CentOS
7 1 (0.77%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) Scrum
2 31 (23.85%) E-Commerce
3 22 (16.92%) Load Balancing
4 15 (11.54%) ITIL
5 13 (10.00%) Web Design
5 13 (10.00%) DevOps
6 12 (9.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (8.46%) TOGAF
7 11 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.69%) Project Management
9 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.85%) MVC
11 5 (3.85%) Information Security
11 5 (3.85%) SIEM
12 4 (3.08%) Build Automation
12 4 (3.08%) Data Privacy
12 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.08%) Java
2 25 (19.23%) PHP
3 21 (16.15%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.54%) SQL
5 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.38%) C#
7 6 (4.62%) C++
7 6 (4.62%) Perl
7 6 (4.62%) Python
8 4 (3.08%) VB
9 3 (2.31%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.31%) Ruby
9 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) CCNP
1 22 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.92%) CISSP
3 7 (5.38%) CCNA
4 5 (3.85%) CISA
4 5 (3.85%) CISM
4 5 (3.85%) Degree
4 5 (3.85%) PCI QSA
4 5 (3.85%) CRISC
5 4 (3.08%) CCSA
5 4 (3.08%) CCIE
5 4 (3.08%) CCSP
5 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.31%) CCDP
6 3 (2.31%) CCSE
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (2.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Puppet
2 9 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.31%) Cacti
4 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.31%) Salt
4 3 (2.31%) Opsview
4 3 (2.31%) Graphite
4 3 (2.31%) Nagios
5 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Oracle
2 26 (20.00%) Cisco
3 18 (13.85%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.46%) Zend
5 10 (7.69%) VMware
6 8 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.38%) HP
8 6 (4.62%) Juniper
8 6 (4.62%) F5
9 4 (3.08%) Veritas
9 4 (3.08%) IBM
10 3 (2.31%) EMC
10 3 (2.31%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.31%) Adobe
11 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.77%) Google
12 1 (0.77%) Xamarin
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