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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 25 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 7.28% -
As % of the General category - 25.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.97% 28.48% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 20
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £38,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java