The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 26 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.09% 1.74% 2.46%
As % of the General category 10.53% 8.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.38% 21.74% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 30
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
West Yorkshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Games
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Games Salary Trend in Wakefield

Games
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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

Games Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Games
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) Java

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior C++ Programmer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
Wakefield, Yorkshire
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Posted: 19 days ago