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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 130 120 148
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs citing Games 90 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 1.69% 0.98%
As % of the General category 6.25% 5.05% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 31
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1441 1328 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.82% 33.43% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1000 1039
Average salary £42,415 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 24 October 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 October 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 -23 58 £50,000 +42.85% 11
Wakefield - 31 £30,000 - 4
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.54%) Java
3 56 (35.90%) C++
4 52 (33.33%) Android
5 49 (31.41%) Apple iOS
6 34 (21.79%) Finance
6 34 (21.79%) Internet
7 33 (21.15%) Project Management
7 33 (21.15%) Banking
8 32 (20.51%) Retail
8 32 (20.51%) Linux
8 32 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 30 (19.23%) Objective-C
10 28 (17.95%) Scrum
11 23 (14.74%) Mentoring
12 22 (14.10%) Game Development
12 22 (14.10%) Apache
13 21 (13.46%) Oracle
14 19 (12.18%) PHP
14 19 (12.18%) LAMP
15 17 (10.90%) VMware
15 17 (10.90%) Puppet
16 16 (10.26%) HTML
17 15 (9.62%) .NET
17 15 (9.62%) HTML5
17 15 (9.62%) Bash Shell
18 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
18 13 (8.33%) Spring
18 13 (8.33%) Java EE
18 13 (8.33%) NoSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (14.10%) Apache
2 7 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Maya
2 1 (0.64%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.64%) Blender
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Force.com
1 6 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.79%) Internet
2 9 (5.77%) Firewall
3 7 (4.49%) NAS
3 7 (4.49%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.64%) HSRP
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.41%) MySQL
3 8 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.49%) Informix
4 7 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) JIRA
2 8 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.49%) Hudson
3 7 (4.49%) Subversion
4 2 (1.28%) Selenium
4 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.64%) Redmine
5 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.64%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (21.79%) Finance
2 33 (21.15%) Banking
3 32 (20.51%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Online Betting
5 3 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (32.69%) Programmer
2 48 (30.77%) C++ Programmer
3 27 (17.31%) Senior Programmer
3 27 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 24 (15.38%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 17 (10.90%) Developer
6 16 (10.26%) Gameplay Programmer
7 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (8.97%) Architect
9 13 (8.33%) Senior Manager
9 13 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.49%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.49%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Junior
12 6 (3.85%) Graduate
12 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 6 (3.85%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.18%) LAMP
2 16 (10.26%) HTML
3 15 (9.62%) .NET
3 15 (9.62%) HTML5
4 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 13 (8.33%) Spring
4 13 (8.33%) Java EE
5 12 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 9 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.49%) Middleware
8 6 (3.85%) J2EE
9 4 (2.56%) CSS
10 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.28%) CSS3
11 1 (0.64%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.64%) OpenGL ES
11 1 (0.64%) .NET Compact Framework
11 1 (0.64%) SOAP
11 1 (0.64%) Web Services
11 1 (0.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Open Source
2 9 (5.77%) Xbox
2 9 (5.77%) Mobile Games
3 7 (4.49%) IBM XIV
3 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.92%) Online Games
5 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Browser Games
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) PDA
7 1 (0.64%) Animation
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.33%) Android
2 49 (31.41%) Apple iOS
3 32 (20.51%) Linux
4 10 (6.41%) Windows
5 9 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.15%) Project Management
3 32 (20.51%) E-Commerce
4 28 (17.95%) Scrum
5 23 (14.74%) Mentoring
6 22 (14.10%) Game Development
7 12 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.41%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.77%) Android Development
11 8 (5.13%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.13%) DevOps
11 8 (5.13%) Network Architecture
12 7 (4.49%) Line Management
12 7 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.49%) Performance Management
13 6 (3.85%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) Java
2 56 (35.90%) C++
3 30 (19.23%) Objective-C
4 19 (12.18%) PHP
5 15 (9.62%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.05%) Ruby
6 11 (7.05%) Python
7 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.49%) Perl
7 7 (4.49%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.64%) SQL
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) CCNP
1 10 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.77%) CCIE
2 9 (5.77%) CCSP
2 9 (5.77%) CCDE
3 7 (4.49%) CISSP
3 7 (4.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) CCSE
5 1 (0.64%) CCDP
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.77%) vSphere
2 7 (4.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) Puppet
2 8 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.49%) Opsview
3 7 (4.49%) Nagios
3 7 (4.49%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.49%) Cacti
3 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Oracle
2 17 (10.90%) VMware
3 10 (6.41%) Cisco
4 9 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.13%) HP
6 7 (4.49%) NetApp
6 7 (4.49%) Veritas
6 7 (4.49%) IBM
6 7 (4.49%) Symantec
6 7 (4.49%) Riverbed
6 7 (4.49%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.49%) F5
7 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.64%) Facebook
8 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Apple
8 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago