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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 135 154 142
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 63 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.50% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the General category 5.02% 4.28% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1335 1471 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.79% 29.31% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1147 915
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 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 27 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 +14 52 £40,000 - 5
Halifax - 7 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield - 5 £45,000 - 3
Bradford - 1 £17,500 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.62%) Java
3 43 (30.50%) Linux
4 39 (27.66%) HTML
5 37 (26.24%) JavaScript
6 33 (23.40%) HTML5
7 29 (20.57%) PHP
8 27 (19.15%) Apache
9 26 (18.44%) C++
10 25 (17.73%) Scrum
10 25 (17.73%) Android
11 24 (17.02%) Retail
11 24 (17.02%) C#
11 24 (17.02%) Mobile App
12 23 (16.31%) Finance
12 23 (16.31%) Spring
13 22 (15.60%) Banking
13 22 (15.60%) Oracle
14 21 (14.89%) MVC
14 21 (14.89%) ActiveMQ
15 20 (14.18%) Apple iOS
15 20 (14.18%) E-Commerce
16 19 (13.48%) .NET
16 19 (13.48%) Hibernate
16 19 (13.48%) Social Media
16 19 (13.48%) NoSQL
17 18 (12.77%) Internet
18 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
18 16 (11.35%) Cisco
18 16 (11.35%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (19.15%) Apache
2 15 (10.64%) Node.js
3 14 (9.93%) CMS
4 3 (2.13%) WordPress
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.13%) 3ds Max
2 3 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) Internet
2 15 (10.64%) Firewall
3 14 (9.93%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (9.22%) Network Security
5 3 (2.13%) VoIP
5 3 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) LAN
6 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) MySQL
4 6 (4.26%) SQLite
4 6 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) Riak
6 2 (1.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 24 (17.02%) Retail
2 23 (16.31%) Finance
3 22 (15.60%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.13%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (41.13%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Architect
3 20 (14.18%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (12.77%) PHP Developer
5 13 (9.22%) Programmer
6 12 (8.51%) Junior
7 9 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Senior Programmer
8 8 (5.67%) Junior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.96%) C++ Programmer
9 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) HTML
2 33 (23.40%) HTML5
3 23 (16.31%) Spring
4 21 (14.89%) ActiveMQ
5 19 (13.48%) Hibernate
5 19 (13.48%) .NET
6 16 (11.35%) CSS
6 16 (11.35%) AngularJS
7 15 (10.64%) jQuery
8 13 (9.22%) CodeIgniter
8 13 (9.22%) WCF
9 12 (8.51%) Symfony
9 12 (8.51%) CakePHP
10 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.38%) Web Services
12 8 (5.67%) LAMP
13 7 (4.96%) RESTful
13 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (4.96%) iOS SDK
13 7 (4.96%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 19 (13.48%) Social Media
3 10 (7.09%) iPhone
4 8 (5.67%) Animation
5 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.84%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.13%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.13%) Online Games
8 3 (2.13%) FMCG
8 3 (2.13%) Photography
8 3 (2.13%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.42%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.71%) iPad
10 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.50%) Linux
2 25 (17.73%) Android
3 20 (14.18%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.80%) Windows
5 7 (4.96%) UNIX
6 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.42%) Debian
8 2 (1.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.73%) Scrum
3 21 (14.89%) MVC
4 20 (14.18%) E-Commerce
5 15 (10.64%) Load Balancing
6 13 (9.22%) Web Design
6 13 (9.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 13 (9.22%) DevOps
7 11 (7.80%) iOS Development
7 11 (7.80%) TDD
8 10 (7.09%) TOGAF
9 9 (6.38%) OOP
9 9 (6.38%) Android Development
10 8 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.96%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (4.96%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (4.96%) Web Application Development
11 7 (4.96%) OO
11 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.62%) Java
2 37 (26.24%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.57%) PHP
4 26 (18.44%) C++
5 24 (17.02%) C#
6 14 (9.93%) SQL
7 11 (7.80%) VB
8 9 (6.38%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.96%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.55%) Python
12 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.13%) Ruby
13 3 (2.13%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.80%) CCNP
3 8 (5.67%) CCNA
3 8 (5.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) PCI QSA
4 3 (2.13%) CRISC
4 3 (2.13%) CISSP
4 3 (2.13%) CISA
4 3 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Puppet
2 10 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle
2 16 (11.35%) Cisco
2 16 (11.35%) CheckPoint
3 14 (9.93%) Zend
4 8 (5.67%) Google
4 8 (5.67%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.26%) Apple
5 6 (4.26%) Juniper
6 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.84%) VMware
7 3 (2.13%) Adobe
7 3 (2.13%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (1.42%) Twitter
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
X4 Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ossett
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £22k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago