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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 85 47 80
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +33
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 50 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.83% 4.81% 0.43%
As % of the General category 2.25% 15.97% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 2
Average salary £21,000 £35,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
356 313 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 36.93% 30.13% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 323 222 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -25 6 £21,000 -40.00%
Harrogate -16 1 £31,500 +31.25%
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Degree
5 13 (43.33%) Retail
5 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 12 (40.00%) SDLC
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (33.33%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
9 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 7 (23.33%) Java EE
9 7 (23.33%) Force.com
9 7 (23.33%) SaaS
9 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
10 6 (20.00%) Spring
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) OO
11 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
11 5 (16.67%) OpenGL
11 5 (16.67%) C++
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) NetBeans

Games
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) FastStats
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Force.com
1 7 (23.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.67%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 13 (43.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Junior
3 11 (36.67%) Junior Developer
4 10 (33.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (30.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Graduate
7 4 (13.33%) Programmer
7 4 (13.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Designer
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
2 7 (23.33%) Java EE
3 6 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) WinForms
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) CSS3
7 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) hapi
8 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mechatronics
2 3 (10.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 12 (40.00%) SDLC
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) MVC
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Campaign Management
8 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.67%) OOP
8 2 (6.67%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Atmel
2 2 (6.67%) Business Objects