The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 49 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Games 43 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.83% 0.97% 0.10%
As % of the General category 11.62% 3.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 0
Average salary £37,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

General Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
370 215 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 32.95% 29.82% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 304 169 312
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the North Yorkshire region.

Games Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

Games
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +22 28 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Harrogate -8 10 £30,000 +33.33%
Selby - 3 £21,500 - 1
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 66 (68.75%) Java
2 62 (64.58%) C#
3 55 (57.29%) SQL
4 44 (45.83%) MVC
5 43 (44.79%) Android
6 37 (38.54%) OO
7 35 (36.46%) HTML
8 33 (34.38%) Spring
9 32 (33.33%) Degree
9 32 (33.33%) .NET
10 31 (32.29%) Computer Science
11 29 (30.21%) C++
11 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
11 29 (30.21%) Spring MVC
12 28 (29.17%) Linux
13 24 (25.00%) CSS
14 21 (21.88%) jQuery
15 20 (20.83%) Apple iOS
16 19 (19.79%) BDD
16 19 (19.79%) TDD
17 18 (18.75%) Game Development
18 17 (17.71%) Subversion
18 17 (17.71%) Arduino
18 17 (17.71%) Atmel
19 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
19 16 (16.67%) OpenGL
19 16 (16.67%) SaaS
19 16 (16.67%) HTML5
19 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

Games
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) Node.js
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.08%) SilverStripe
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) SaaS
2 10 (10.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Subversion
2 15 (15.63%) Maven
2 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 15 (15.63%) Hudson
3 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.46%) Selenium
4 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.04%) TestNG
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) Capybara
General
1 12 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (78.13%) Developer
2 39 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 30 (31.25%) Graduate
4 22 (22.92%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (20.83%) Junior
6 17 (17.71%) Senior Developer
6 17 (17.71%) Software Developer
7 13 (13.54%) .NET Developer
7 13 (13.54%) C# Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Junior Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Graduate Software Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Junior Java Developer
9 9 (9.38%) Junior C# Developer
10 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.25%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.17%) Junior Software Developer
12 4 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.13%) QA Leader
14 2 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.46%) HTML
2 33 (34.38%) Spring
3 32 (33.33%) .NET
4 29 (30.21%) Spring MVC
5 24 (25.00%) CSS
6 21 (21.88%) jQuery
7 16 (16.67%) HTML5
7 16 (16.67%) OpenGL
7 16 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 13 (13.54%) Java EE
10 12 (12.50%) Ajax
10 12 (12.50%) J2EE
10 12 (12.50%) REST
11 11 (11.46%) Spring Integration
11 11 (11.46%) Apache Flex
12 8 (8.33%) WCF
12 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.29%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Computer Science
2 17 (17.71%) Arduino
3 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (15.63%) Open Source
5 14 (14.58%) Mathematics
5 14 (14.58%) Physics
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) E-Learning
8 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.08%) iPhone
9 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.79%) Android
2 28 (29.17%) Linux
3 20 (20.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) MVC
2 37 (38.54%) OO
3 19 (19.79%) TDD
3 19 (19.79%) BDD
4 18 (18.75%) Game Development
5 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.63%) Scrum
7 14 (14.58%) OOP
8 11 (11.46%) Android Development
9 7 (7.29%) CQRS
9 7 (7.29%) Web Application Development
9 7 (7.29%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.17%) Web Development
11 4 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
12 3 (3.13%) Data Protection
12 3 (3.13%) SEO
12 3 (3.13%) Content Management
13 2 (2.08%) Web Design
13 2 (2.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.75%) Java
2 62 (64.58%) C#
3 55 (57.29%) SQL
4 29 (30.21%) C++
4 29 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) PowerHouse
6 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Atmel
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee
4 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
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