The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 142 84 131
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +47
Permanent jobs citing Games 66 94 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 2.67% 1.11%
As % of the General category 4.66% 7.73% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 34
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1416 1216 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.96% 34.59% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 900 900
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Games Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Games
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 Games within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -80 43 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wakefield -2 6 £30,000 -17.24%
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 36 (24.83%) Retail
2 32 (22.07%) Java
2 32 (22.07%) Game Development
3 25 (17.24%) Project Management
3 25 (17.24%) Internet
3 25 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.24%) Android
4 23 (15.86%) C++
4 23 (15.86%) .NET
5 22 (15.17%) Linux
5 22 (15.17%) Apple iOS
6 21 (14.48%) Java EE
7 19 (13.10%) LAMP
8 18 (12.41%) PHP
8 18 (12.41%) C#
9 16 (11.03%) OO
9 16 (11.03%) Scrum
9 16 (11.03%) Finance
9 16 (11.03%) Banking
10 15 (10.34%) SOAP
11 14 (9.66%) J2EE
11 14 (9.66%) Apache
11 14 (9.66%) VMware
11 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.66%) SaaS
11 14 (9.66%) Degree
11 14 (9.66%) Marketing
11 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
11 14 (9.66%) Force.com

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.66%) Apache
2 9 (6.21%) SAS
3 4 (2.76%) CMS
3 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.76%) Node.js
4 3 (2.07%) WordPress
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.66%) SaaS
1 14 (9.66%) Force.com
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) Internet
2 11 (7.59%) Firewall
3 4 (2.76%) MPLS
3 4 (2.76%) SAN
3 4 (2.76%) Network Security
3 4 (2.76%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.21%) MySQL
2 9 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.76%) Informix
3 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 7 (4.83%) Selenium
3 4 (2.76%) Subversion
3 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.76%) Hudson
4 3 (2.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (24.83%) Retail
2 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Banking
3 14 (9.66%) Marketing
4 9 (6.21%) Retail Banking
4 9 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 30 (20.69%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) Programmer
3 23 (15.86%) Analyst
4 22 (15.17%) C++ Programmer
5 16 (11.03%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.03%) Gameplay Programmer
6 15 (10.34%) Junior Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Junior
6 15 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.66%) Graduate
7 14 (9.66%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.66%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Junior Java Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Junior C# Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (8.97%) Test Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.28%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (7.59%) Senior C++ Programmer
10 11 (7.59%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.86%) .NET
2 21 (14.48%) Java EE
3 19 (13.10%) LAMP
4 15 (10.34%) SOAP
5 14 (9.66%) J2EE
6 6 (4.14%) HTML
6 6 (4.14%) CSS
6 6 (4.14%) CSS3
6 6 (4.14%) HTML5
6 6 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.76%) Middleware
8 3 (2.07%) jQuery
9 2 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.69%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.69%) WPF
10 1 (0.69%) Symfony
10 1 (0.69%) Web Services
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.97%) Mobile Games
3 11 (7.59%) Xbox
4 10 (6.90%) Online Games
4 10 (6.90%) Open Source
5 9 (6.21%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.76%) IBM XIV
7 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.07%) iPhone
8 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) PDA
10 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.69%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Android
2 22 (15.17%) Linux
2 22 (15.17%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.76%) UNIX
4 4 (2.76%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) Game Development
2 25 (17.24%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) E-Commerce
2 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.03%) OO
3 16 (11.03%) Scrum
4 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.28%) Automated Testing
5 12 (8.28%) Test Management
6 10 (6.90%) CRM
6 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.21%) Analytics
7 9 (6.21%) Use Case
7 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.21%) B2C
8 8 (5.52%) ITIL
8 8 (5.52%) Android Development
8 8 (5.52%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.83%) DevOps
9 7 (4.83%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) Java
2 23 (15.86%) C++
3 18 (12.41%) PHP
3 18 (12.41%) C#
4 12 (8.28%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.59%) Python
6 10 (6.90%) Ruby
7 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.45%) Perl
9 4 (2.76%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) PHP5
10 1 (0.69%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) CCNP
2 10 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.14%) CCIE
4 6 (4.14%) CCSP
4 6 (4.14%) CCDE
5 4 (2.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.76%) CCSA
5 4 (2.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.14%) vSphere
2 4 (2.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) Puppet
2 8 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.76%) Nagios
3 4 (2.76%) Cacti
3 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.76%) Opsview
4 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) VMware
2 10 (6.90%) Cisco
3 9 (6.21%) Tableau
3 9 (6.21%) Neolane
4 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.83%) Oracle
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Symantec
5 4 (2.76%) NetApp
5 4 (2.76%) Veritas
5 4 (2.76%) HP
5 4 (2.76%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.76%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.76%) F5
6 3 (2.07%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.07%) Sony
7 2 (1.38%) Xamarin
West Yorkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 6 days ago