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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 140 64 119
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +55
Permanent jobs citing Games 44 89 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 3.51% 1.41%
As % of the General category 4.49% 10.92% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 31
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 £22,500
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
981 815 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.81% 32.14% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 790 598 661
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 £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,100
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 25 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 35 (29.17%) Retail
2 28 (23.33%) Java
3 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 24 (20.00%) Project Management
4 24 (20.00%) Internet
5 22 (18.33%) .NET
6 21 (17.50%) Linux
7 20 (16.67%) Java EE
8 18 (15.00%) C#
9 17 (14.17%) PHP
9 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.17%) LAMP
10 16 (13.33%) Finance
10 16 (13.33%) OO
10 16 (13.33%) Game Development
11 15 (12.50%) SOAP
11 15 (12.50%) Scrum
11 15 (12.50%) Banking
12 14 (11.67%) VMware
12 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.67%) J2EE
12 14 (11.67%) Degree
12 14 (11.67%) Marketing
12 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
12 14 (11.67%) Force.com
12 14 (11.67%) SaaS
13 13 (10.83%) Apache
13 13 (10.83%) Mobile Games
14 12 (10.00%) Automated Testing
14 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 13 (10.83%) Apache
2 9 (7.50%) SAS
3 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
4 3 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Force.com
1 14 (11.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.00%) Internet
2 11 (9.17%) Firewall
3 4 (3.33%) Network Security
3 4 (3.33%) NAS
3 4 (3.33%) MPLS
3 4 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.33%) Informix
4 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) JIRA
2 7 (5.83%) Selenium
3 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.33%) Hudson
3 4 (3.33%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (29.17%) Retail
2 16 (13.33%) Finance
3 15 (12.50%) Banking
4 14 (11.67%) Marketing
5 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 30 (25.00%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.50%) Junior
4 15 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.67%) Graduate
5 14 (11.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Architecture Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) .NET
2 20 (16.67%) Java EE
3 17 (14.17%) LAMP
4 15 (12.50%) SOAP
5 14 (11.67%) J2EE
6 6 (5.00%) HTML
6 6 (5.00%) CSS
6 6 (5.00%) HTML5
6 6 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.00%) CSS3
7 4 (3.33%) Middleware
8 3 (2.50%) jQuery
9 2 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.83%) WPF
10 1 (0.83%) Symfony
10 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.83%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.83%) Web Services
10 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) Mobile Games
3 10 (8.33%) Online Games
4 9 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.50%) Open Source
5 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.33%) IBM XIV
7 3 (2.50%) Xbox
7 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.50%) iPhone
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) PDA
9 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.83%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 24 (20.00%) Project Management
3 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.33%) OO
4 16 (13.33%) Game Development
5 15 (12.50%) Scrum
6 14 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.00%) Test Management
7 12 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.33%) CRM
8 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.50%) B2C
9 9 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.50%) Use Case
9 9 (7.50%) Analytics
10 8 (6.67%) ITIL
11 7 (5.83%) Software Testing
11 7 (5.83%) Agile Testing
11 7 (5.83%) DevOps
12 6 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) Java
2 18 (15.00%) C#
3 17 (14.17%) PHP
4 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.33%) Python
6 9 (7.50%) Ruby
7 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.17%) Perl
9 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) CCNP
2 10 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.00%) CCIE
4 6 (5.00%) CCSP
4 6 (5.00%) CCDE
5 4 (3.33%) CISSP
5 4 (3.33%) CCSA
5 4 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.00%) vSphere
2 4 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Puppet
2 8 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.33%) Opsview
3 4 (3.33%) Nagios
3 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.33%) Cacti
3 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) VMware
2 10 (8.33%) Cisco
3 9 (7.50%) Tableau
3 9 (7.50%) Neolane
4 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (3.33%) Symantec
6 4 (3.33%) IBM
6 4 (3.33%) HP
6 4 (3.33%) NetApp
6 4 (3.33%) Veritas
6 4 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.33%) F5
7 3 (2.50%) Sony
7 3 (2.50%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.67%) Xamarin
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