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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 138 77 123
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 48 86 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.25% 3.24% 1.43%
As % of the General category 4.83% 10.18% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 35
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £52,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
994 845 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.95% 31.86% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 803 629 827
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 23 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Leeds

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) Retail
3 35 (35.00%) Internet
4 32 (32.00%) Project Management
5 29 (29.00%) Linux
6 27 (27.00%) Scrum
7 26 (26.00%) E-Commerce
7 26 (26.00%) Java
8 24 (24.00%) Finance
9 22 (22.00%) Banking
10 20 (20.00%) Apache
11 18 (18.00%) LAMP
12 17 (17.00%) PHP
12 17 (17.00%) Oracle
13 16 (16.00%) VMware
13 16 (16.00%) Puppet
14 15 (15.00%) .NET
15 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (14.00%) Java EE
15 14 (14.00%) Bash Shell
16 12 (12.00%) Mobile Games
16 12 (12.00%) JIRA
16 12 (12.00%) HTML
16 12 (12.00%) HTML5
17 10 (10.00%) NoSQL
17 10 (10.00%) Windows
17 10 (10.00%) Cisco
17 10 (10.00%) CCNP
17 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) Node.js
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.00%) Force.com
1 8 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.00%) Internet
2 9 (9.00%) Firewall
3 7 (7.00%) NAS
3 7 (7.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.00%) HSRP
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) HTTP
4 1 (1.00%) MPLS
4 1 (1.00%) OSPF
4 1 (1.00%) BGP
4 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (9.00%) MySQL
3 7 (7.00%) Informix
3 7 (7.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
2 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.00%) Hudson
2 7 (7.00%) Subversion
2 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) Selenium
4 3 (3.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (36.00%) Retail
2 24 (24.00%) Finance
3 22 (22.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 16 (16.00%) Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (10.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.00%) Junior
5 8 (8.00%) Graduate
5 8 (8.00%) Junior Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 7 (7.00%) Engineering Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Architecture Manager
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) LAMP
2 15 (15.00%) .NET
3 14 (14.00%) Java EE
4 12 (12.00%) HTML5
4 12 (12.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.00%) Spring
6 9 (9.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (9.00%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (8.00%) J2EE
8 7 (7.00%) Middleware
9 3 (3.00%) CSS
9 3 (3.00%) CSS3
10 2 (2.00%) SOAP
11 1 (1.00%) Web Services
11 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.00%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.00%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Mobile Games
2 9 (9.00%) Open Source
3 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.00%) Online Games
4 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (7.00%) IBM XIV
5 3 (3.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Replication
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) PDA
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.00%) Project Management
3 27 (27.00%) Scrum
4 26 (26.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.00%) Network Architecture
7 8 (8.00%) OO
8 7 (7.00%) Game Development
8 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.00%) Performance Management
8 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.00%) DevOps
8 7 (7.00%) Line Management
9 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.00%) Kanban
10 5 (5.00%) User Stories
11 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) Java
2 17 (17.00%) PHP
3 14 (14.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.00%) Ruby
4 9 (9.00%) Python
4 9 (9.00%) C#
5 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.00%) Perl
5 7 (7.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (1.00%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.00%) SQL
7 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) CCNP
1 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.00%) CCIE
2 9 (9.00%) CCSP
2 9 (9.00%) CCDE
3 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) CISSP
4 7 (7.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.00%) CCSE
5 1 (1.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (9.00%) vSphere
2 7 (7.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) Puppet
2 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.00%) Opsview
2 7 (7.00%) Nagios
2 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.00%) Cacti
2 7 (7.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.00%) HP
6 7 (7.00%) IBM
6 7 (7.00%) NetApp
6 7 (7.00%) Veritas
6 7 (7.00%) Riverbed
6 7 (7.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.00%) F5
6 7 (7.00%) Symantec
7 3 (3.00%) Appcelerator
8 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.00%) EMC
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