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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 22 19
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 1.14% 10.17%
As % of the General category - 3.33% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 13
Median salary - £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
58 30 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.58% 34.09% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 29 42
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) LINQ
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Online Games
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Xbox
3 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Games Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Games Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Games Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
1 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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