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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 129 144 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.67% 1.37% 2.65%
As % of the General category 5.24% 4.74% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 35
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1526 1413 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.93% 28.99% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1120 901
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +28 72 £46,750 +10.00% 37
Wakefield +2 2 £36,000 +20.00%
Dewsbury - 1 £57,500 -
Elland - 1 - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.94%) Linux
3 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.92%) Java
4 33 (22.92%) Scrum
5 29 (20.14%) PHP
6 28 (19.44%) C#
7 26 (18.06%) Android
8 24 (16.67%) TDD
8 24 (16.67%) Node.js
9 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
9 23 (15.97%) C++
9 23 (15.97%) HTML
9 23 (15.97%) Mobile App
10 22 (15.28%) .NET
11 21 (14.58%) MVC
12 19 (13.19%) HTML5
12 19 (13.19%) Social Media
13 18 (12.50%) Open Source
14 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
14 17 (11.81%) iOS Development
15 16 (11.11%) NoSQL
15 16 (11.11%) Apache
16 15 (10.42%) Python
16 15 (10.42%) Finance
16 15 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (9.72%) Puppet
17 14 (9.72%) LAMP
17 14 (9.72%) OO
17 14 (9.72%) Windows

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (16.67%) Node.js
2 16 (11.11%) Apache
3 9 (6.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) Internet
2 10 (6.94%) Firewall
3 8 (5.56%) Network Security
4 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.47%) LAN
4 5 (3.47%) WAN
5 3 (2.08%) VoIP
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.25%) MySQL
4 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.17%) SQLite
5 3 (2.08%) Redis
6 2 (1.39%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.69%) Riak
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.08%) JMeter
2 3 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.39%) Behat
3 2 (1.39%) Xcode
3 2 (1.39%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (10.42%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Banking
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (45.83%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) Architect
3 13 (9.03%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.33%) Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.64%) PHP Developer
6 10 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Junior
7 9 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Programmer
9 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) iOS Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) HTML
2 22 (15.28%) .NET
3 19 (13.19%) HTML5
4 17 (11.81%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.72%) LAMP
6 13 (9.03%) Spring
6 13 (9.03%) WCF
7 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.64%) CSS
8 11 (7.64%) Symfony
9 10 (6.94%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (6.94%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (6.25%) CakePHP
10 9 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.56%) Web Services
11 8 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (4.86%) RESTful
12 7 (4.86%) jQuery
12 7 (4.86%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.97%) Mobile App
2 19 (13.19%) Social Media
3 13 (9.03%) iPhone
4 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.17%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.47%) Animation
7 5 (3.47%) Online Games
8 4 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.78%) User Experience
9 2 (1.39%) RIA
10 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.69%) W3C
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Blog
10 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.94%) Linux
2 26 (18.06%) Android
3 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.72%) Windows
5 13 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.94%) UNIX
7 8 (5.56%) Debian
8 6 (4.17%) CentOS
9 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.92%) Scrum
3 24 (16.67%) TDD
4 21 (14.58%) MVC
5 18 (12.50%) Open Source
6 17 (11.81%) iOS Development
7 15 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.72%) OO
9 13 (9.03%) Android Development
9 13 (9.03%) DevOps
9 13 (9.03%) Mobile Development
10 12 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.94%) Web Design
13 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 8 (5.56%) SDLC
14 8 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (5.56%) BDD
14 8 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 33 (22.92%) Java
3 29 (20.14%) PHP
4 28 (19.44%) C#
5 23 (15.97%) C++
6 15 (10.42%) Python
7 14 (9.72%) SQL
8 11 (7.64%) Objective-C
8 11 (7.64%) VB
9 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.86%) Ruby
10 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) Perl
11 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) CCNA
2 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.08%) CCNP
4 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) Puppet
2 13 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) Cisco
1 12 (8.33%) Zend
2 11 (7.64%) Google
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle
3 9 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (5.56%) Xamarin
5 7 (4.86%) VMware
6 6 (4.17%) Apple
7 5 (3.47%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.08%) F5
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
9 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.69%) EMC
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
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