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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 145 91 137
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +46
Permanent jobs citing Games 73 95 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.43% 2.57% 1.27%
As % of the General category 5.27% 7.37% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 41
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £17,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,500 £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
1385 1289 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.14% 34.81% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 971 1068
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -69 45 £45,000 +38.46% 10
Wakefield +7 22 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.12%) Java
3 42 (30.66%) C++
4 41 (29.93%) Android
5 38 (27.74%) Apple iOS
6 36 (26.28%) Retail
7 35 (25.55%) Internet
8 33 (24.09%) Project Management
9 27 (19.71%) Linux
10 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
10 26 (18.98%) Scrum
11 23 (16.79%) Game Development
12 22 (16.06%) Finance
13 21 (15.33%) Banking
14 20 (14.60%) Objective-C
15 19 (13.87%) LAMP
16 18 (13.14%) Apache
17 17 (12.41%) PHP
17 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
18 16 (11.68%) Puppet
18 16 (11.68%) .NET
18 16 (11.68%) Oracle
18 16 (11.68%) VMware
19 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (10.95%) Java EE
20 14 (10.22%) Bash Shell
21 13 (9.49%) Mobile Games
22 12 (8.76%) JIRA
23 11 (8.03%) HTML
23 11 (8.03%) HTML5

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (13.14%) Apache
2 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.19%) Node.js
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Force.com
1 8 (5.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.55%) Internet
2 9 (6.57%) Firewall
3 7 (5.11%) NAS
3 7 (5.11%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.73%) HSRP
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) MPLS
4 1 (0.73%) OSPF
4 1 (0.73%) BGP
4 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) MySQL
1 9 (6.57%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.11%) Informix
2 7 (5.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
4 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) JIRA
2 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.11%) Hudson
2 7 (5.11%) Subversion
2 7 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.92%) Selenium
4 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (26.28%) Retail
2 22 (16.06%) Finance
3 21 (15.33%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.92%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (28.47%) Programmer
2 38 (27.74%) C++ Programmer
3 24 (17.52%) Project Manager
4 20 (14.60%) Senior Programmer
5 19 (13.87%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 16 (11.68%) Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Gameplay Programmer
7 13 (9.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.57%) Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Junior
9 8 (5.84%) Graduate
9 8 (5.84%) Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Junior Java Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Junior C# Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) LAMP
2 16 (11.68%) .NET
3 15 (10.95%) Java EE
4 11 (8.03%) HTML
4 11 (8.03%) HTML5
5 9 (6.57%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (5.84%) J2EE
6 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
6 8 (5.84%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (5.84%) Spring
7 7 (5.11%) Middleware
8 3 (2.19%) CSS3
8 3 (2.19%) CSS
9 2 (1.46%) SOAP
10 1 (0.73%) Web Services
10 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.73%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.73%) .NET Compact Framework
10 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Mobile Games
2 9 (6.57%) Open Source
3 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.84%) Online Games
3 8 (5.84%) Xbox
4 7 (5.11%) IBM XIV
4 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.19%) iPhone
6 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.73%) Clustering
7 1 (0.73%) PDA
7 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Android
2 38 (27.74%) Apple iOS
3 27 (19.71%) Linux
4 10 (7.30%) Windows
5 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.09%) Project Management
3 26 (18.98%) E-Commerce
3 26 (18.98%) Scrum
4 23 (16.79%) Game Development
5 17 (12.41%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.30%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.84%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.84%) OO
8 8 (5.84%) Android Development
8 8 (5.84%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.11%) DevOps
9 7 (5.11%) Line Management
9 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.65%) Kanban
10 5 (3.65%) User Stories
11 4 (2.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.12%) Java
2 42 (30.66%) C++
3 20 (14.60%) Objective-C
4 17 (12.41%) PHP
5 14 (10.22%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.57%) Ruby
6 9 (6.57%) Python
6 9 (6.57%) C#
7 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.11%) Perl
7 7 (5.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.73%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.73%) SQL
8 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) CCNP
1 10 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.57%) CCIE
2 9 (6.57%) CCSP
2 9 (6.57%) CCDE
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 7 (5.11%) CISSP
4 7 (5.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.73%) CCSE
5 1 (0.73%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (6.57%) vSphere
2 7 (5.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) Puppet
2 7 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.11%) Opsview
2 7 (5.11%) Nagios
2 7 (5.11%) NetBackup
2 7 (5.11%) Cacti
2 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
1 16 (11.68%) VMware
2 10 (7.30%) Cisco
3 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.84%) HP
5 7 (5.11%) IBM
5 7 (5.11%) NetApp
5 7 (5.11%) Veritas
5 7 (5.11%) Riverbed
5 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
5 7 (5.11%) F5
5 7 (5.11%) Symantec
6 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.73%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago