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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 113 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 52 60 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.59% 1.62% 1.19%
As % of the General category 5.78% 6.31% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
900 951 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.55% 25.69% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 652 761 683
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Java
3 40 (36.70%) Linux
4 34 (31.19%) HTML
5 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
6 28 (25.69%) HTML5
7 25 (22.94%) Apache
7 25 (22.94%) Scrum
8 24 (22.02%) Retail
9 23 (21.10%) PHP
9 23 (21.10%) Spring
10 22 (20.18%) Oracle
10 22 (20.18%) Finance
11 21 (19.27%) Banking
11 21 (19.27%) ActiveMQ
12 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
13 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
13 19 (17.43%) Social Media
13 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
14 18 (16.51%) Internet
15 17 (15.60%) C#
15 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
16 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
16 16 (14.68%) CheckPoint
16 16 (14.68%) Cisco
17 15 (13.76%) Firewall
17 15 (13.76%) Load Balancing
18 14 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (12.84%) SQL
19 13 (11.93%) Web Design

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (22.94%) Apache
2 12 (11.01%) CMS
3 8 (7.34%) Node.js
4 3 (2.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.75%) 3ds Max
1 3 (2.75%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) Internet
2 15 (13.76%) Firewall
3 14 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (11.93%) Network Security
5 3 (2.75%) VoIP
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQLite
2 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.59%) MySQL
4 3 (2.75%) Riak
5 2 (1.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 24 (22.02%) Retail
2 22 (20.18%) Finance
3 21 (19.27%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Law
5 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (37.61%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Architect
3 20 (18.35%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.84%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Junior
6 9 (8.26%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Junior Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Junior PHP Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Integrator
11 4 (3.67%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.75%) Multimedia Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.19%) HTML
2 28 (25.69%) HTML5
3 23 (21.10%) Spring
4 21 (19.27%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (17.43%) Hibernate
6 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
7 13 (11.93%) CodeIgniter
8 12 (11.01%) CakePHP
8 12 (11.01%) .NET
8 12 (11.01%) Symfony
9 11 (10.09%) CSS
10 10 (9.17%) jQuery
11 7 (6.42%) RESTful
12 6 (5.50%) WCF
12 6 (5.50%) WPF
12 6 (5.50%) Web Services
12 6 (5.50%) iOS SDK
12 6 (5.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 5 (4.59%) React
13 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Social Media
2 17 (15.60%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.34%) Animation
4 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.67%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.75%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Photography
6 3 (2.75%) Video Editing
6 3 (2.75%) FMCG
6 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.92%) Online Games
8 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.70%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 10 (9.17%) Android
4 7 (6.42%) UNIX
5 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.83%) Debian
7 2 (1.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Scrum
3 20 (18.35%) E-Commerce
4 15 (13.76%) Load Balancing
5 13 (11.93%) Web Design
5 13 (11.93%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (11.01%) DevOps
6 12 (11.01%) MVC
7 10 (9.17%) TOGAF
8 9 (8.26%) iOS Development
9 8 (7.34%) Android Development
10 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.50%) Mobile Development
11 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.50%) OO
12 5 (4.59%) OOP
13 4 (3.67%) ITIL
13 4 (3.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) Java
2 32 (29.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.10%) PHP
4 17 (15.60%) C#
5 14 (12.84%) SQL
6 10 (9.17%) C++
7 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.59%) Python
9 4 (3.67%) VB
10 3 (2.75%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.75%) Perl
10 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.09%) CCNP
3 8 (7.34%) CCNA
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) PCI QSA
4 3 (2.75%) CRISC
4 3 (2.75%) CISSP
4 3 (2.75%) CISA
4 3 (2.75%) CISM
5 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Puppet
2 9 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Oracle
2 16 (14.68%) Cisco
2 16 (14.68%) CheckPoint
3 12 (11.01%) Zend
4 8 (7.34%) Xamarin
5 6 (5.50%) Apple
5 6 (5.50%) Juniper
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.67%) VMware
7 3 (2.75%) Adobe
7 3 (2.75%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.75%) F5
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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