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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 118 141 84
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -57
Permanent jobs citing Games 90 68 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.92% 1.39% 2.84%
As % of the General category 5.95% 5.00% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 42
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1512 1360 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.25% 27.90% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1085 967
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +52 82 £48,750 +14.70% 26
Bradford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wakefield -7 2 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Elland - 1 - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.69%) Linux
3 47 (30.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.79%) Scrum
5 33 (21.15%) Node.js
6 32 (20.51%) TDD
6 32 (20.51%) Android
7 29 (18.59%) Open Source
7 29 (18.59%) Java
8 28 (17.95%) PHP
9 27 (17.31%) C#
10 25 (16.03%) Apple iOS
11 23 (14.74%) C++
11 23 (14.74%) OO
11 23 (14.74%) .NET
12 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
13 21 (13.46%) MVC
14 20 (12.82%) SQL
14 20 (12.82%) Mobile App
15 19 (12.18%) iOS Development
15 19 (12.18%) Python
16 18 (11.54%) HTML
16 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (10.90%) Google
17 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.26%) LAMP
18 16 (10.26%) iPhone
18 16 (10.26%) Android Development
19 15 (9.62%) Puppet

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (21.15%) Node.js
2 11 (7.05%) Apache
3 5 (3.21%) CMS
4 4 (2.56%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) Internet
2 10 (6.41%) Firewall
3 9 (5.77%) Network Security
4 6 (3.85%) LAN
4 6 (3.85%) WAN
5 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.41%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.77%) MySQL
5 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.85%) SQLite
6 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.92%) Redis
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Jasmine
2 4 (2.56%) JMeter
2 4 (2.56%) Xcode
2 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.92%) JUnit
3 3 (1.92%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) JIRA
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.28%) Behat
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.41%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Law
2 5 (3.21%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (47.44%) Developer
2 18 (11.54%) Architect
3 15 (9.62%) Analyst
4 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.05%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.77%) AWS Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Programmer
8 7 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Web Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Junior
8 7 (4.49%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
9 6 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) DBA
9 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) iOS Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.74%) .NET
2 22 (14.10%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.54%) HTML
4 16 (10.26%) LAMP
5 15 (9.62%) HTML5
6 13 (8.33%) WCF
6 13 (8.33%) CSS
7 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (5.13%) JSON
9 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.13%) Web Services
9 8 (5.13%) XML
10 7 (4.49%) Symfony
10 7 (4.49%) Spring
10 7 (4.49%) Ninject
10 7 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (4.49%) RESTful
10 7 (4.49%) jQuery
11 6 (3.85%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.26%) iPhone
3 15 (9.62%) Social Media
4 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.49%) RIA
7 6 (3.85%) Online Games
7 6 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.85%) User Experience
8 5 (3.21%) Animation
9 4 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.92%) Replication
10 3 (1.92%) Clustering
11 2 (1.28%) Blog
11 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.64%) Xbox
12 1 (0.64%) IBM XIV
12 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.69%) Linux
2 32 (20.51%) Android
3 25 (16.03%) Apple iOS
4 17 (10.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.62%) Windows
6 14 (8.97%) UNIX
7 10 (6.41%) Debian
8 7 (4.49%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.49%) CentOS
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.64%) Solaris
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.79%) Scrum
3 32 (20.51%) TDD
4 29 (18.59%) Open Source
5 23 (14.74%) OO
6 21 (13.46%) MVC
7 19 (12.18%) iOS Development
8 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.26%) Android Development
10 15 (9.62%) Mobile Development
11 14 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.69%) BDD
13 11 (7.05%) Unit Testing
14 10 (6.41%) DevOps
14 10 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (5.77%) SDLC
15 9 (5.77%) High Availability
16 7 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.13%) JavaScript
2 29 (18.59%) Java
3 28 (17.95%) PHP
4 27 (17.31%) C#
5 23 (14.74%) C++
6 20 (12.82%) SQL
7 19 (12.18%) Python
8 13 (8.33%) Objective-C
9 11 (7.05%) VB
10 10 (6.41%) Ruby
11 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.28%) Perl
14 2 (1.28%) C
14 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) CCNA
2 9 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.92%) CCNP
4 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (9.62%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.49%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.92%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.64%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) Google
2 12 (7.69%) Cisco
3 9 (5.77%) VMware
4 8 (5.13%) Xamarin
4 8 (5.13%) Zend
5 7 (4.49%) CheckPoint
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle
6 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.85%) Apple
7 2 (1.28%) Juniper
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.64%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
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Sky Bet
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Sky Bet
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Manifestly Important
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Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Sky Bet
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sky Bet
Posted: 3 days ago
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Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Excellent benefits plus free Sky HD package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PCR
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 18% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Technology
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits plus free Sky HD package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
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