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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 72 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 42 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.02% 3.42% 0.50%
As % of the General category 5.46% 13.13% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 5
Average salary £31,250 £22,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
403 320 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 37.04% 26.08% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 357 249 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +3 15 £40,000 +86.04% 3
Harrogate +2 7 £30,000 +25.00%
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 25 (64.10%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) .NET
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) Degree
4 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 14 (35.90%) J2EE
5 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) Java EE
5 14 (35.90%) Force.com
5 14 (35.90%) SaaS
6 12 (30.77%) MVC
7 11 (28.21%) OO
7 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 8 (20.51%) Retail
10 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) NUnit
10 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.95%) Game Development
10 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (12.82%) Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Spring
11 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) FastStats
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Force.com
1 14 (35.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
1 7 (17.95%) NUnit
2 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.26%) Xcode
2 4 (10.26%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Junior
2 17 (43.59%) Junior Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) Programmer
7 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Designer
9 3 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) J2EE
2 14 (35.90%) Java EE
3 7 (17.95%) Entity Framework
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (12.82%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
5 4 (10.26%) OpenGL
5 4 (10.26%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) SVG
8 1 (2.56%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) CAN bus
3 3 (7.69%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) OO
3 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.95%) Game Development
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.26%) Android Development
6 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Campaign Management
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Atmel
2 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Unica
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago