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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 136 140 152
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 62 75 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.31% 1.49% 0.98%
As % of the General category 4.42% 4.85% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 27
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
1404 1547 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.78% 30.66% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1208 1005
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -16 47 £45,000 +25.00% 6
Halifax - 7 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield - 5 £45,000 -
Bradford - 1 £17,500 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 66 (41.25%) Java
2 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (28.13%) Linux
4 42 (26.25%) Retail
5 36 (22.50%) HTML
6 30 (18.75%) Apache
6 30 (18.75%) Banking
6 30 (18.75%) HTML5
7 29 (18.13%) C++
7 29 (18.13%) PHP
7 29 (18.13%) E-Commerce
7 29 (18.13%) Scrum
8 28 (17.50%) Oracle
9 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
10 26 (16.25%) Finance
10 26 (16.25%) ActiveMQ
10 26 (16.25%) Spring
11 23 (14.38%) Android
11 23 (14.38%) Internet
12 22 (13.75%) Cisco
12 22 (13.75%) Hibernate
12 22 (13.75%) NoSQL
13 20 (12.50%) Load Balancing
14 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
15 18 (11.25%) Firewall
15 18 (11.25%) CCNP
15 18 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
15 18 (11.25%) CheckPoint
15 18 (11.25%) Apple iOS
16 17 (10.63%) Cisco ASA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 30 (18.75%) Apache
2 14 (8.75%) CMS
3 13 (8.13%) Node.js
4 3 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.88%) 3ds Max
2 3 (1.88%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.38%) Internet
2 18 (11.25%) Firewall
3 17 (10.63%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (8.75%) Network Security
5 8 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.13%) MPLS
7 3 (1.88%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.88%) OSPF
7 3 (1.88%) BGP
7 3 (1.88%) LAN
7 3 (1.88%) VoIP
7 3 (1.88%) WAN
7 3 (1.88%) HSRP
8 2 (1.25%) FWSM
8 2 (1.25%) NAS
8 2 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.75%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (1.88%) Redis
4 3 (1.88%) Riak
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.25%) Informix
5 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.25%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) Subversion
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 42 (26.25%) Retail
2 30 (18.75%) Banking
3 26 (16.25%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Law
4 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (30.00%) Developer
2 31 (19.38%) Architect
3 23 (14.38%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (12.50%) Programmer
5 17 (10.63%) PHP Developer
6 13 (8.13%) C++ Programmer
7 12 (7.50%) Senior Programmer
7 12 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.50%) Junior
8 11 (6.88%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Junior PHP Developer
10 8 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Senior C++ Programmer
12 6 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.50%) HTML
2 30 (18.75%) HTML5
3 26 (16.25%) ActiveMQ
3 26 (16.25%) Spring
4 22 (13.75%) Hibernate
5 15 (9.38%) jQuery
6 13 (8.13%) CSS
6 13 (8.13%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (7.50%) Symfony
7 12 (7.50%) CakePHP
7 12 (7.50%) .NET
8 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
9 8 (5.00%) LAMP
10 7 (4.38%) WCF
10 7 (4.38%) Ninject
10 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.38%) RESTful
10 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.38%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (3.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.00%) Social Media
3 9 (5.63%) iPhone
4 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.13%) Clustering
5 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Replication
6 3 (1.88%) FMCG
6 3 (1.88%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.88%) Animation
6 3 (1.88%) Photography
6 3 (1.88%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.25%) IBM XIV
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.25%) Online Games
8 1 (0.63%) W3C
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.13%) Linux
2 23 (14.38%) Android
3 18 (11.25%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.13%) UNIX
5 5 (3.13%) Windows
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.13%) E-Commerce
2 29 (18.13%) Scrum
3 20 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.75%) MVC
5 13 (8.13%) Web Design
5 13 (8.13%) DevOps
6 12 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.88%) ITIL
7 11 (6.88%) TOGAF
8 10 (6.25%) TDD
9 8 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.00%) Project Management
10 7 (4.38%) OOP
10 7 (4.38%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (4.38%) Web Application Development
11 6 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) Java
2 29 (18.13%) C++
2 29 (18.13%) PHP
3 27 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.75%) C#
4 14 (8.75%) Objective-C
5 11 (6.88%) SQL
5 11 (6.88%) VB
6 7 (4.38%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.13%) Python
7 5 (3.13%) Perl
8 3 (1.88%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.88%) Ruby
9 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (11.25%) CCNP
1 18 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.38%) CCNA
2 7 (4.38%) CISSP
3 5 (3.13%) CISA
3 5 (3.13%) CISM
3 5 (3.13%) PCI QSA
3 5 (3.13%) CRISC
4 3 (1.88%) CCDP
4 3 (1.88%) CCSE
4 3 (1.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.25%) CCSA
5 2 (1.25%) CCIE
5 2 (1.25%) CCSP
5 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) vSphere
2 2 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Puppet
2 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.88%) Nagios
4 2 (1.25%) Graphite
4 2 (1.25%) Salt
4 2 (1.25%) Opsview
4 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.25%) Cacti
4 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) Oracle
2 22 (13.75%) Cisco
3 18 (11.25%) CheckPoint
4 13 (8.13%) Zend
5 9 (5.63%) Google
6 7 (4.38%) VMware
7 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.75%) Juniper
8 5 (3.13%) HP
8 5 (3.13%) F5
9 3 (1.88%) EMC
9 3 (1.88%) Adobe
9 3 (1.88%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.25%) Twitter
10 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.25%) IBM
10 2 (1.25%) Veritas
11 1 (0.63%) Apple
11 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £22k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cranford Solutions (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago