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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 96 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 84 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.51% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the General category 8.70% 5.13% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 28
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,950 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
965 897 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 28.87% 27.64% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 793 640 724
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.59%) Java
3 44 (33.08%) Linux
3 44 (33.08%) Banking
4 42 (31.58%) Retail
5 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
5 40 (30.08%) Finance
6 36 (27.07%) Scrum
7 34 (25.56%) Apache
8 32 (24.06%) Project Management
9 30 (22.56%) Internet
10 28 (21.05%) Oracle
11 24 (18.05%) HTML
11 24 (18.05%) ActiveMQ
12 23 (17.29%) Spring
13 22 (16.54%) PHP
13 22 (16.54%) HTML5
14 21 (15.79%) Hibernate
15 20 (15.04%) Cisco
15 20 (15.04%) NoSQL
16 19 (14.29%) CCNP
16 19 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (12.78%) VMware
17 17 (12.78%) Bash Shell
17 17 (12.78%) Puppet
18 16 (12.03%) ITIL
18 16 (12.03%) Firewall
18 16 (12.03%) Load Balancing
19 15 (11.28%) LAMP
20 13 (9.77%) CISSP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (25.56%) Apache
2 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) Node.js
4 3 (2.26%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) 3ds Max
2 3 (2.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Force.com
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) Internet
2 16 (12.03%) Firewall
3 8 (6.02%) Network Security
3 8 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (6.02%) NAS
3 8 (6.02%) MPLS
3 8 (6.02%) SAN
4 7 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.01%) HSRP
5 4 (3.01%) LAN
5 4 (3.01%) WAN
5 4 (3.01%) OSPF
5 4 (3.01%) BGP
5 4 (3.01%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.26%) FWSM
7 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.52%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.26%) Informix
4 7 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) Redis
8 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Subversion
1 7 (5.26%) JIRA
1 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.01%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 44 (33.08%) Banking
2 42 (31.58%) Retail
3 40 (30.08%) Finance
4 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.01%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.31%) Project Manager
2 23 (17.29%) Architect
3 22 (16.54%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Senior Manager
4 17 (12.78%) Senior Project Manager
5 15 (11.28%) Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
7 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Games Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Technician
10 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Games Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.05%) HTML
1 24 (18.05%) ActiveMQ
2 23 (17.29%) Spring
3 22 (16.54%) HTML5
4 21 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 15 (11.28%) LAMP
6 10 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.01%) Middleware
8 3 (2.26%) CSS
8 3 (2.26%) .NET
9 2 (1.50%) jQuery
9 2 (1.50%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.50%) Java EE
9 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.75%) Laravel
10 1 (0.75%) Spring Integration
10 1 (0.75%) Symfony
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.75%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Open Source
2 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.02%) Clustering
3 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (6.02%) IBM XIV
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) Replication
6 3 (2.26%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.26%) Animation
6 3 (2.26%) Photography
6 3 (2.26%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.26%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Browser Games
7 1 (0.75%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.08%) Linux
2 12 (9.02%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.01%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.08%) E-Commerce
3 36 (27.07%) Scrum
4 32 (24.06%) Project Management
5 16 (12.03%) ITIL
5 16 (12.03%) Load Balancing
6 13 (9.77%) Programme Management
7 12 (9.02%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.52%) DevOps
9 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.02%) Change Management
10 8 (6.02%) Network Architecture
11 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.51%) TOGAF
13 5 (3.76%) Information Security
13 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Java
2 22 (16.54%) PHP
3 17 (12.78%) Bash Shell
4 12 (9.02%) Ruby
4 12 (9.02%) Python
5 10 (7.52%) SQL
5 10 (7.52%) C++
6 8 (6.02%) Perl
7 7 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.26%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) CCNP
1 19 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (9.77%) CISSP
3 8 (6.02%) CCIE
3 8 (6.02%) CCSP
3 8 (6.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.51%) Degree
5 5 (3.76%) CISA
5 5 (3.76%) CISM
5 5 (3.76%) PCI QSA
5 5 (3.76%) CRISC
6 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.01%) CCSA
6 4 (3.01%) CCSE
6 4 (3.01%) CCDE
6 4 (3.01%) CCDP
7 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) ISEB
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (12.78%) Puppet
2 11 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.02%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.26%) Cacti
4 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (5.26%) Opsview
4 7 (5.26%) Graphite
4 7 (5.26%) Nagios
5 3 (2.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (21.05%) Oracle
2 20 (15.04%) Cisco
3 17 (12.78%) VMware
4 12 (9.02%) HP
5 8 (6.02%) IBM
5 8 (6.02%) Veritas
5 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.26%) F5
7 4 (3.01%) Symantec
7 4 (3.01%) EMC
7 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 4 (3.01%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.26%) Adobe
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.75%) SAP
10 1 (0.75%) Juniper
10 1 (0.75%) Zend
Leeds
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 20% bonus, Excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 22 days ago