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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 143 82 143
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +61
Permanent jobs citing Games 66 93 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 2.64% 1.12%
As % of the General category 4.65% 7.58% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 35
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 £26,000
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
1420 1227 1090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.13% 34.85% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 913 893
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 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
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 24 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 24 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 -74 45 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wakefield -3 4 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 (25.35%) Retail
2 32 (22.54%) Game Development
3 31 (21.83%) Java
4 25 (17.61%) Internet
4 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
4 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.90%) Project Management
6 23 (16.20%) .NET
6 23 (16.20%) Android
7 22 (15.49%) Linux
8 21 (14.79%) C++
8 21 (14.79%) Java EE
9 20 (14.08%) Apple iOS
10 18 (12.68%) LAMP
10 18 (12.68%) C#
11 17 (11.97%) PHP
12 16 (11.27%) OO
12 16 (11.27%) Finance
12 16 (11.27%) Banking
13 15 (10.56%) Scrum
13 15 (10.56%) SOAP
14 14 (9.86%) J2EE
14 14 (9.86%) Apache
14 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (9.86%) VMware
14 14 (9.86%) SaaS
14 14 (9.86%) Degree
14 14 (9.86%) Marketing
14 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
14 14 (9.86%) Force.com

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (9.86%) Apache
2 9 (6.34%) SAS
3 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.82%) CMS
3 4 (2.82%) Node.js
4 3 (2.11%) WordPress
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.86%) SaaS
1 14 (9.86%) Force.com
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.61%) Internet
2 11 (7.75%) Firewall
3 4 (2.82%) MPLS
3 4 (2.82%) SAN
3 4 (2.82%) Network Security
3 4 (2.82%) NAS
4 1 (0.70%) SSH
4 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.63%) MySQL
4 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.82%) Informix
4 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) JIRA
2 7 (4.93%) Selenium
3 4 (2.82%) Subversion
3 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.82%) Hudson
4 3 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (25.35%) Retail
2 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Banking
3 14 (9.86%) Marketing
4 9 (6.34%) Retail Banking
4 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) Analyst
3 22 (15.49%) Programmer
4 20 (14.08%) C++ Programmer
5 16 (11.27%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.27%) Gameplay Programmer
6 15 (10.56%) Junior Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Junior
7 14 (9.86%) Graduate
7 14 (9.86%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.86%) C# Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Junior Java Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Junior C# Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (9.15%) Test Engineer
8 13 (9.15%) Software Engineer
9 12 (8.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (7.04%) Senior Programmer
10 10 (7.04%) Senior C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) .NET
2 21 (14.79%) Java EE
3 18 (12.68%) LAMP
4 15 (10.56%) SOAP
5 14 (9.86%) J2EE
6 6 (4.23%) HTML
6 6 (4.23%) CSS
6 6 (4.23%) CSS3
6 6 (4.23%) HTML5
6 6 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.82%) Middleware
8 3 (2.11%) jQuery
9 2 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.70%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.70%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.70%) WPF
10 1 (0.70%) Symfony
10 1 (0.70%) Web Services
10 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.15%) Mobile Games
3 11 (7.75%) Xbox
4 10 (7.04%) Online Games
5 9 (6.34%) Visualisation
5 9 (6.34%) Open Source
6 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.82%) IBM XIV
7 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.11%) iPhone
8 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.70%) PDA
10 1 (0.70%) BBC
10 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.20%) Android
2 22 (15.49%) Linux
3 20 (14.08%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.52%) UNIX
6 4 (2.82%) Windows
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.54%) Game Development
2 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
2 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.90%) Project Management
4 16 (11.27%) OO
5 15 (10.56%) Scrum
6 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.45%) Automated Testing
7 12 (8.45%) Test Management
8 10 (7.04%) CRM
8 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.34%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.34%) Use Case
9 9 (6.34%) Analytics
9 9 (6.34%) B2C
9 9 (6.34%) ITIL
10 8 (5.63%) Android Development
10 8 (5.63%) iOS Development
11 7 (4.93%) DevOps
11 7 (4.93%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.83%) Java
2 21 (14.79%) C++
3 18 (12.68%) C#
4 17 (11.97%) PHP
5 12 (8.45%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.04%) Python
7 9 (6.34%) Ruby
8 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.52%) Perl
10 4 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.70%) PHP5
12 1 (0.70%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) CCNP
2 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.23%) CCIE
4 6 (4.23%) CCSP
4 6 (4.23%) CCDE
5 4 (2.82%) CISSP
5 4 (2.82%) CCSA
5 4 (2.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.23%) vSphere
2 4 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.82%) Nagios
3 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.82%) Cacti
3 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.82%) Opsview
4 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) VMware
2 10 (7.04%) Cisco
3 9 (6.34%) Neolane
3 9 (6.34%) Tableau
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle
4 7 (4.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
5 4 (2.82%) Symantec
5 4 (2.82%) NetApp
5 4 (2.82%) Veritas
5 4 (2.82%) HP
5 4 (2.82%) Riverbed
5 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
5 4 (2.82%) F5
6 3 (2.11%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.11%) Sony
7 2 (1.41%) Xamarin
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