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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 116 114 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 54 61 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 1.79% 1.33%
As % of the General category 5.08% 6.82% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1063 894 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.68% 26.20% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 831 694 767
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 £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 March 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) Java
3 49 (34.75%) Retail
4 47 (33.33%) Linux
5 45 (31.91%) Banking
6 43 (30.50%) E-Commerce
7 42 (29.79%) Finance
8 38 (26.95%) Apache
9 34 (24.11%) Oracle
9 34 (24.11%) HTML
10 33 (23.40%) Internet
11 31 (21.99%) Scrum
12 30 (21.28%) ActiveMQ
12 30 (21.28%) Spring
13 28 (19.86%) HTML5
14 27 (19.15%) Cisco
15 26 (18.44%) Hibernate
16 25 (17.73%) PHP
17 24 (17.02%) CCNP
17 24 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (17.02%) Project Management
17 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
18 23 (16.31%) Load Balancing
18 23 (16.31%) Firewall
19 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
19 16 (11.35%) ITIL
19 16 (11.35%) Cisco ASA
20 14 (9.93%) Network Security
21 12 (8.51%) Social Media
21 12 (8.51%) CodeIgniter

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (26.95%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) CMS
3 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.55%) Node.js
5 3 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.13%) 3ds Max
2 3 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.71%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Force.com
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.40%) Internet
2 23 (16.31%) Firewall
3 16 (11.35%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (9.93%) Network Security
5 9 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (5.67%) MPLS
7 7 (4.96%) SAN
7 7 (4.96%) NAS
8 4 (2.84%) HSRP
8 4 (2.84%) WAN
8 4 (2.84%) LAN
8 4 (2.84%) OSPF
8 4 (2.84%) BGP
8 4 (2.84%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.13%) FWSM
10 2 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.38%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.26%) Informix
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.84%) Redis
6 3 (2.13%) Riak
6 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Subversion
1 6 (4.26%) JIRA
1 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.13%) Hudson
3 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 49 (34.75%) Retail
2 45 (31.91%) Banking
3 42 (29.79%) Finance
4 6 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.84%) Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (22.70%) Architect
2 28 (19.86%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (17.73%) Project Manager
4 23 (16.31%) Developer
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Manager
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Project Manager
6 12 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Network Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) PHP Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.80%) Agile Project Manager
7 11 (7.80%) Junior
8 10 (7.09%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Junior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.96%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.55%) Consultant
12 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.55%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) HTML
2 30 (21.28%) ActiveMQ
2 30 (21.28%) Spring
3 28 (19.86%) HTML5
4 26 (18.44%) Hibernate
5 12 (8.51%) CodeIgniter
6 11 (7.80%) CakePHP
7 10 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (7.09%) Symfony
8 6 (4.26%) CSS
8 6 (4.26%) LAMP
9 5 (3.55%) jQuery
9 5 (3.55%) RESTful
10 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.13%) JSON
11 3 (2.13%) Spring Integration
11 3 (2.13%) Middleware
11 3 (2.13%) .NET
12 2 (1.42%) Java EE
12 2 (1.42%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Social Media
2 11 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.67%) Clustering
5 7 (4.96%) IBM XIV
5 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.84%) Replication
8 3 (2.13%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.13%) Animation
8 3 (2.13%) Photography
8 3 (2.13%) Video Editing
8 3 (2.13%) FMCG
9 2 (1.42%) Open Source
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) Browser Games
10 1 (0.71%) W3C
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.96%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Debian
4 1 (0.71%) CentOS
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.50%) E-Commerce
3 31 (21.99%) Scrum
4 24 (17.02%) Project Management
5 23 (16.31%) Load Balancing
6 16 (11.35%) ITIL
7 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.51%) Web Design
8 11 (7.80%) Programme Management
8 11 (7.80%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (7.09%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.09%) DevOps
10 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.96%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.96%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.26%) Change Management
11 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.55%) SIEM
12 5 (3.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.84%) Java
2 25 (17.73%) PHP
3 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.80%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.09%) SQL
6 9 (6.38%) Perl
7 7 (4.96%) C++
8 6 (4.26%) Python
8 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.84%) Ruby
10 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.13%) C#
10 3 (2.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) CCNP
1 24 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.51%) CISSP
3 7 (4.96%) CCIE
3 7 (4.96%) CCSP
3 7 (4.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.26%) Degree
5 5 (3.55%) CISA
5 5 (3.55%) CISM
5 5 (3.55%) CCNA
5 5 (3.55%) PCI QSA
5 5 (3.55%) CRISC
6 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.84%) CCDP
6 4 (2.84%) CCSA
6 4 (2.84%) CCSE
7 3 (2.13%) CCDE
8 2 (1.42%) VCP4
8 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Puppet
2 7 (4.96%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.26%) Opsview
3 6 (4.26%) Graphite
3 6 (4.26%) Cacti
3 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.26%) Nagios
4 3 (2.13%) Salt
5 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (24.11%) Oracle
2 27 (19.15%) Cisco
3 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
4 11 (7.80%) HP
5 10 (7.09%) VMware
5 10 (7.09%) Zend
6 8 (5.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.67%) F5
7 7 (4.96%) Veritas
7 7 (4.96%) IBM
8 6 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.55%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.55%) Juniper
10 4 (2.84%) EMC
11 3 (2.13%) NetApp
11 3 (2.13%) Adobe
11 3 (2.13%) Symantec
12 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.71%) SAP
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