The 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 18 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 9.02% 1.03% 3.77%
As % of the General category 32.35% 5.56% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Games
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.87% 18.56% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 41 12 26
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) Android
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (90.91%) Objective-C
2 20 (90.91%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (100.00%) Programmer
1 22 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 11 (50.00%) Senior C++ Programmer
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Android
1 22 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (90.91%) Objective-C
2 20 (90.91%) Java
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