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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 144 62 118
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +56
Permanent jobs citing Games 46 96 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.22% 3.68% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.54% 11.39% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 37
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1013 843 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.87% 32.34% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 829 618 758
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £24,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 21 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (37.86%) Retail
2 27 (26.21%) Internet
3 26 (25.24%) Java
4 22 (21.36%) Linux
4 22 (21.36%) Project Management
5 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
5 21 (20.39%) Scrum
6 20 (19.42%) Finance
7 19 (18.45%) LAMP
7 19 (18.45%) Banking
8 18 (17.48%) .NET
9 16 (15.53%) PHP
9 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (15.53%) Java EE
10 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.59%) VMware
10 14 (13.59%) Marketing
11 13 (12.62%) Mobile Games
11 13 (12.62%) Puppet
12 12 (11.65%) C#
12 12 (11.65%) OO
12 12 (11.65%) Apache
13 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
14 10 (9.71%) J2EE
14 10 (9.71%) Oracle
14 10 (9.71%) Python
14 10 (9.71%) CRM
14 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (9.71%) Ruby
14 10 (9.71%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (11.65%) Apache
2 9 (8.74%) SAS
3 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.91%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Force.com
1 10 (9.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) Internet
2 8 (7.77%) Firewall
3 4 (3.88%) NAS
3 4 (3.88%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) MPLS
4 2 (1.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.88%) Informix
5 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JIRA
2 7 (6.80%) Selenium
3 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.88%) Hudson
3 4 (3.88%) Subversion
3 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (37.86%) Retail
2 20 (19.42%) Finance
3 19 (18.45%) Banking
4 14 (13.59%) Marketing
5 9 (8.74%) Telecoms
5 9 (8.74%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.88%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Analyst
2 19 (18.45%) Project Manager
3 18 (17.48%) Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) Graduate
5 10 (9.71%) Junior
5 10 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Junior Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (9.71%) Junior Java Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Junior C# Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Architecture Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Technician
7 5 (4.85%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) LAMP
2 18 (17.48%) .NET
3 16 (15.53%) Java EE
4 10 (9.71%) J2EE
5 7 (6.80%) HTML
5 7 (6.80%) HTML5
6 6 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.83%) SOAP
7 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.88%) Spring
7 4 (3.88%) Middleware
8 3 (2.91%) CSS
8 3 (2.91%) CSS3
9 1 (0.97%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.97%) .NET Compact Framework
9 1 (0.97%) Web Services
9 1 (0.97%) WPF
9 1 (0.97%) Symfony
9 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Mobile Games
2 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Online Games
3 9 (8.74%) Visualisation
3 9 (8.74%) Open Source
4 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.88%) IBM XIV
5 3 (2.91%) iPhone
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.36%) Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (6.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Project Management
2 21 (20.39%) Scrum
2 21 (20.39%) E-Commerce
3 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.65%) OO
6 10 (9.71%) CRM
6 10 (9.71%) Game Development
7 9 (8.74%) Analytics
7 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.74%) B2C
7 9 (8.74%) Use Case
7 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.80%) DevOps
9 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.85%) User Stories
10 5 (4.85%) Kanban
11 4 (3.88%) Network Architecture
11 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) Java
2 16 (15.53%) PHP
3 12 (11.65%) C#
4 11 (10.68%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.71%) Ruby
5 10 (9.71%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 4 (3.88%) C++
7 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) CCNP
2 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.83%) CCIE
3 6 (5.83%) CCSP
3 6 (5.83%) CCDE
4 4 (3.88%) CISSP
4 4 (3.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.83%) vSphere
2 4 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) Opsview
3 4 (3.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.88%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.88%) Cacti
3 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) VMware
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) Tableau
3 9 (8.74%) Neolane
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.88%) Symantec
6 4 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.88%) HP
6 4 (3.88%) NetApp
6 4 (3.88%) Veritas
6 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.88%) F5
7 3 (2.91%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
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