The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 34 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.90% - 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +32.50%
Online Games
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
64 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.96% 38.38% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 19
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Online Games
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Wakefield

Online Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Online 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 Online Games.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Zurb Foundation

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Online 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Zurb Foundation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter