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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 15 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.13% 3.64% 12.45%
As % of the General category 28.26% 18.18% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 16
Median salary £35,000 £25,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.61% -15.83%
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
46 22 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 46.46% 20.00% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 35
Median salary £32,000 £33,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £41,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 8 (44.44%) LINQ
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Sony
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Effects
7 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
7 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management

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 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Games Artist
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Games Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Games Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) LINQ
2 6 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (5.56%) Game Development
3 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
3 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) Sony
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