The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 193 167 173
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 20 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.056% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.067% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 4
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4038 2971 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.93% 83.38% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2253 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
Yorkshire

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the West Yorkshire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Game Development Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Game Development
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 4 £24,000 -
Game Development
Yorkshire

Game Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (53.33%) C++
2 16 (53.33%) Android
2 16 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) J2EE
4 13 (43.33%) OO
4 13 (43.33%) Force.com
4 13 (43.33%) SaaS
4 13 (43.33%) Java EE
4 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Xbox
6 8 (26.67%) Android Development
6 8 (26.67%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Force.com
1 13 (43.33%) SaaS
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Programmer
2 16 (53.33%) C++ Programmer
2 16 (53.33%) Gameplay Programmer
3 14 (46.67%) Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Graduate
4 13 (43.33%) Junior
4 13 (43.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Graduate Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
4 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 13 (43.33%) Junior Developer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior Programmer
5 8 (26.67%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
1 13 (43.33%) J2EE
1 13 (43.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Android
1 16 (53.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Android Development
3 8 (26.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C++
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree