The 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 127 120 149
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 85 72 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.64% 1.86% 0.99%
As % of the General category 5.94% 5.56% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 32
Average salary £43,750 £33,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -14.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
Yorkshire

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

General Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1432 1294 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.69% 33.35% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 985 1046
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -35 54 £50,000 +47.05% 10
Wakefield - 30 £30,000 - 4
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 58 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.57%) Java
3 52 (34.90%) C++
4 50 (33.56%) Android
5 47 (31.54%) Apple iOS
6 34 (22.82%) Internet
7 33 (22.15%) Project Management
8 32 (21.48%) Retail
8 32 (21.48%) Finance
9 31 (20.81%) Banking
10 30 (20.13%) Linux
10 30 (20.13%) E-Commerce
11 28 (18.79%) Objective-C
12 26 (17.45%) Scrum
13 21 (14.09%) Game Development
13 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
13 21 (14.09%) Apache
14 20 (13.42%) Oracle
15 18 (12.08%) LAMP
16 17 (11.41%) PHP
17 16 (10.74%) VMware
17 16 (10.74%) Puppet
18 15 (10.07%) .NET
19 14 (9.40%) HTML
19 14 (9.40%) HTML5
19 14 (9.40%) Bash Shell
20 13 (8.72%) Java EE
21 12 (8.05%) Hibernate
21 12 (8.05%) Spring
21 12 (8.05%) NoSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (14.09%) Apache
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Maya
2 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.67%) Blender
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Force.com
1 6 (4.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.82%) Internet
2 9 (6.04%) Firewall
3 7 (4.70%) NAS
3 7 (4.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.67%) HSRP
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) MPLS
4 1 (0.67%) OSPF
4 1 (0.67%) BGP
4 1 (0.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.04%) MySQL
3 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.70%) Informix
4 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) JIRA
2 8 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.70%) Hudson
3 7 (4.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.34%) Selenium
4 2 (1.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.67%) Redmine
5 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (21.48%) Finance
1 32 (21.48%) Retail
2 31 (20.81%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Marketing
3 4 (2.68%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (32.21%) Programmer
2 46 (30.87%) C++ Programmer
3 27 (18.12%) Project Manager
4 25 (16.78%) Senior Programmer
5 23 (15.44%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 16 (10.74%) Gameplay Programmer
6 16 (10.74%) Developer
7 15 (10.07%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (8.72%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.72%) Architect
9 12 (8.05%) Senior Manager
9 12 (8.05%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (7.38%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.70%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.70%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Junior
12 6 (4.03%) Graduate
12 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (4.03%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) LAMP
2 15 (10.07%) .NET
3 14 (9.40%) HTML
3 14 (9.40%) HTML5
4 13 (8.72%) Java EE
5 12 (8.05%) Hibernate
5 12 (8.05%) Spring
6 11 (7.38%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (6.04%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (4.70%) Middleware
9 6 (4.03%) J2EE
10 3 (2.01%) CSS
11 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.34%) CSS3
12 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.67%) OpenGL ES
12 1 (0.67%) .NET Compact Framework
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Mobile Games
2 9 (6.04%) Open Source
3 8 (5.37%) Xbox
4 7 (4.70%) IBM XIV
4 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) Online Games
7 2 (1.34%) iPhone
7 2 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Browser Games
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.67%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) PDA
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.56%) Android
2 47 (31.54%) Apple iOS
3 30 (20.13%) Linux
4 10 (6.71%) Windows
5 9 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.15%) Project Management
3 30 (20.13%) E-Commerce
4 26 (17.45%) Scrum
5 21 (14.09%) Game Development
5 21 (14.09%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.38%) Programme Management
7 10 (6.71%) Waterfall
7 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (6.71%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.04%) Android Development
9 8 (5.37%) iOS Development
9 8 (5.37%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.70%) Performance Management
10 7 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.70%) DevOps
10 7 (4.70%) Line Management
11 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.57%) Java
2 52 (34.90%) C++
3 28 (18.79%) Objective-C
4 17 (11.41%) PHP
5 14 (9.40%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.71%) Ruby
6 10 (6.71%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.70%) Perl
7 7 (4.70%) C#
8 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) SQL
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.67%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) CCNP
1 10 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.04%) CCIE
2 9 (6.04%) CCSP
2 9 (6.04%) CCDE
3 7 (4.70%) CISSP
3 7 (4.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.03%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) CCSE
5 1 (0.67%) CCDP
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (6.04%) vSphere
2 7 (4.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) Puppet
2 7 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.70%) Opsview
2 7 (4.70%) Nagios
2 7 (4.70%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.70%) Cacti
2 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Oracle
2 16 (10.74%) VMware
3 10 (6.71%) Cisco
4 9 (6.04%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.37%) HP
6 7 (4.70%) NetApp
6 7 (4.70%) Veritas
6 7 (4.70%) IBM
6 7 (4.70%) Symantec
6 7 (4.70%) Riverbed
6 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.70%) F5
7 2 (1.34%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) EMC
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago