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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 141 82 128
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 68 102 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 2.83% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.94% 7.99% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1376 1277 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.62% 35.43% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 967 1036
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 £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -76 40 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Wakefield +9 16 £30,000 -17.24% 2
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (29.77%) Java
2 38 (29.01%) Retail
3 36 (27.48%) C++
4 35 (26.72%) Android
5 32 (24.43%) Apple iOS
6 29 (22.14%) Internet
7 25 (19.08%) Game Development
8 23 (17.56%) Project Management
8 23 (17.56%) Linux
8 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (16.79%) Scrum
9 22 (16.79%) E-Commerce
10 20 (15.27%) LAMP
11 19 (14.50%) Banking
12 18 (13.74%) Finance
12 18 (13.74%) .NET
13 16 (12.21%) Java EE
14 15 (11.45%) PHP
15 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.69%) Objective-C
15 14 (10.69%) VMware
16 13 (9.92%) Mobile Games
16 13 (9.92%) Apache
16 13 (9.92%) Puppet
17 12 (9.16%) Oracle
18 11 (8.40%) Marketing
18 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
19 10 (7.63%) Online Games
19 10 (7.63%) C#
19 10 (7.63%) OO

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (9.92%) Apache
2 6 (4.58%) SAS
3 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.29%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Force.com
1 9 (6.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.14%) Internet
2 8 (6.11%) Firewall
3 4 (3.05%) NAS
3 4 (3.05%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) MPLS
4 2 (1.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
2 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.05%) Informix
3 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) Selenium
3 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.05%) Hudson
3 4 (3.05%) Subversion
3 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (29.01%) Retail
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 18 (13.74%) Finance
4 11 (8.40%) Marketing
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.58%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 33 (25.19%) Programmer
2 32 (24.43%) C++ Programmer
3 20 (15.27%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.98%) Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Analyst
4 17 (12.98%) Senior Programmer
5 16 (12.21%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 16 (12.21%) Gameplay Programmer
6 12 (9.16%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (6.87%) Graduate
8 9 (6.87%) Junior
8 9 (6.87%) Junior Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Junior Java Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Junior C# Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.87%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) LAMP
2 18 (13.74%) .NET
3 16 (12.21%) Java EE
4 9 (6.87%) J2EE
5 8 (6.11%) HTML
5 8 (6.11%) HTML5
6 6 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
7 5 (3.82%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.82%) Spring
8 4 (3.05%) SOAP
8 4 (3.05%) Middleware
9 3 (2.29%) CSS3
9 3 (2.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.76%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.76%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.76%) Web Services
10 1 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Mobile Games
2 10 (7.63%) Online Games
3 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.87%) Open Source
4 8 (6.11%) Xbox
5 6 (4.58%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.05%) IBM XIV
6 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.29%) iPhone
8 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) PDA
9 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) Android
2 32 (24.43%) Apple iOS
3 23 (17.56%) Linux
4 7 (5.34%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.08%) Game Development
2 23 (17.56%) Project Management
2 23 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.79%) E-Commerce
3 22 (16.79%) Scrum
4 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.63%) OO
6 8 (6.11%) Android Development
6 8 (6.11%) iOS Development
7 7 (5.34%) DevOps
7 7 (5.34%) CRM
8 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.58%) B2C
8 6 (4.58%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.58%) Use Case
8 6 (4.58%) Analytics
9 5 (3.82%) User Stories
9 5 (3.82%) Kanban
10 4 (3.05%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.77%) Java
2 36 (27.48%) C++
3 15 (11.45%) PHP
4 14 (10.69%) Objective-C
5 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.63%) C#
7 9 (6.87%) Python
7 9 (6.87%) Ruby
8 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.05%) Perl
9 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) CCNP
2 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.58%) CCIE
3 6 (4.58%) CCSP
3 6 (4.58%) CCDE
4 4 (3.05%) CISSP
4 4 (3.05%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.53%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.58%) vSphere
2 4 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) Puppet
2 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.05%) Opsview
3 4 (3.05%) Nagios
3 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.05%) Cacti
3 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) VMware
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco
4 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.58%) Tableau
5 6 (4.58%) Neolane
6 4 (3.05%) Symantec
6 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 4 (3.05%) HP
6 4 (3.05%) NetApp
6 4 (3.05%) Veritas
6 4 (3.05%) Riverbed
6 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.05%) F5
7 3 (2.29%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.53%) Xamarin
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