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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 116 143 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -76
Permanent jobs citing Games 70 45 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.01% 1.23% 3.49%
As % of the General category 6.78% 4.56% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 31
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £24,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1032 987 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.60% 26.96% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 723 796 611
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 £27,500 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.67%) Linux
3 42 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (27.50%) Java
4 33 (27.50%) Scrum
5 28 (23.33%) PHP
6 23 (19.17%) HTML
7 21 (17.50%) C#
8 19 (15.83%) HTML5
9 18 (15.00%) Open Source
10 17 (14.17%) Social Media
10 17 (14.17%) Apple iOS
10 17 (14.17%) Node.js
10 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
10 17 (14.17%) TDD
11 16 (13.33%) Mobile App
11 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
12 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (12.50%) .NET
12 15 (12.50%) Apache
12 15 (12.50%) Python
12 15 (12.50%) iOS Development
13 14 (11.67%) SQL
13 14 (11.67%) Finance
13 14 (11.67%) Puppet
14 13 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (10.83%) Android
14 13 (10.83%) Spring
14 13 (10.83%) LAMP
14 13 (10.83%) MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (14.17%) Node.js
2 15 (12.50%) Apache
3 9 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Internet
2 9 (7.50%) Firewall
3 7 (5.83%) Network Security
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.33%) LAN
5 4 (3.33%) WAN
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (0.83%) NAS
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.67%) MySQL
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) SQLite
4 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.50%) Redis
6 2 (1.67%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) Riak
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.50%) Selenium
2 3 (2.50%) JMeter
2 3 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.67%) JUnit
3 2 (1.67%) Xcode
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.67%) Behat
3 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Retail
3 9 (7.50%) Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (44.17%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) Architect
3 13 (10.83%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Junior
6 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 6 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.00%) Senior iOS Developer
7 6 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.17%) Junior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) HTML
2 19 (15.83%) HTML5
3 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
4 15 (12.50%) .NET
5 13 (10.83%) Spring
5 13 (10.83%) LAMP
6 11 (9.17%) Symfony
6 11 (9.17%) CSS
7 10 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (7.50%) CakePHP
8 9 (7.50%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (5.83%) RESTful
10 7 (5.83%) jQuery
10 7 (5.83%) Web Services
11 6 (5.00%) WCF
11 6 (5.00%) WPF
11 6 (5.00%) iOS SDK
11 6 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Social Media
2 16 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.00%) iPhone
3 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Animation
5 4 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.33%) Online Games
5 4 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.83%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.67%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.83%) Android
4 12 (10.00%) Windows
4 12 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.50%) UNIX
6 7 (5.83%) Debian
7 6 (5.00%) CentOS
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.50%) Scrum
3 18 (15.00%) Open Source
4 17 (14.17%) TDD
5 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 13 (10.83%) MVC
6 13 (10.83%) DevOps
6 13 (10.83%) Mobile Development
7 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.00%) OO
8 11 (9.17%) Android Development
9 10 (8.33%) Web Design
10 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (6.67%) High Availability
11 8 (6.67%) BDD
11 8 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.50%) Java
3 28 (23.33%) PHP
4 21 (17.50%) C#
5 15 (12.50%) Python
6 14 (11.67%) SQL
7 12 (10.00%) C++
8 8 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.83%) Ruby
10 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.33%) VB
12 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.50%) Perl
13 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) CCNA
2 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.50%) CCNP
4 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Puppet
2 13 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Zend
1 11 (9.17%) Cisco
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.00%) Apple
4 6 (5.00%) VMware
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.50%) F5
6 3 (2.50%) Google
7 2 (1.67%) Juniper
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) EMC
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