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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 143 154 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Permanent jobs citing Games 64 67 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 1.37% 1.81%
As % of the General category 4.40% 4.63% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 28
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
1453 1446 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.43% 29.46% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1139 916
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +11 53 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Wakefield - 4 £45,000 - 2
Halifax - 2 £45,000 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 £57,500 -
Elland - 1 - -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.58%) Linux
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.00%) Java
5 29 (21.97%) PHP
6 28 (21.21%) HTML
7 27 (20.45%) C#
8 24 (18.18%) Scrum
8 24 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 23 (17.42%) Android
9 23 (17.42%) HTML5
10 22 (16.67%) C++
11 21 (15.91%) .NET
11 21 (15.91%) Social Media
11 21 (15.91%) Node.js
12 19 (14.39%) TDD
12 19 (14.39%) MVC
12 19 (14.39%) Finance
13 18 (13.64%) Apache
13 18 (13.64%) NoSQL
14 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
15 15 (11.36%) Retail
15 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
15 15 (11.36%) Spring
16 14 (10.61%) Zend
16 14 (10.61%) Puppet
16 14 (10.61%) AngularJS
16 14 (10.61%) Internet
16 14 (10.61%) Oracle
16 14 (10.61%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 21 (15.91%) Node.js
2 18 (13.64%) Apache
3 12 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) Internet
2 11 (8.33%) Firewall
3 9 (6.82%) Network Security
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.27%) LAN
5 3 (2.27%) VoIP
5 3 (2.27%) WAN
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.76%) SAN
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.82%) MySQL
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.55%) SQLite
5 3 (2.27%) Redis
6 2 (1.52%) Riak
6 2 (1.52%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.52%) JMeter
3 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.52%) Behat
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Retail
3 13 (9.85%) Banking
4 5 (3.79%) Law
5 2 (1.52%) Automotive
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (41.67%) Developer
2 28 (21.21%) Architect
3 16 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (10.61%) PHP Developer
5 11 (8.33%) Junior
6 10 (7.58%) Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Programmer
9 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Junior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (3.03%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) HTML
2 23 (17.42%) HTML5
3 21 (15.91%) .NET
4 15 (11.36%) Spring
5 14 (10.61%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (10.61%) LAMP
5 14 (10.61%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.85%) WCF
6 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
6 13 (9.85%) Symfony
7 12 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (9.09%) CakePHP
7 12 (9.09%) CSS
8 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (6.82%) jQuery
10 7 (5.30%) RESTful
10 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.30%) Web Services
10 7 (5.30%) Ninject
10 7 (5.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 21 (15.91%) Social Media
3 10 (7.58%) iPhone
4 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.79%) Online Games
6 5 (3.79%) Animation
7 4 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.27%) User Experience
8 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) RIA
10 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.76%) Xbox
10 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.58%) Linux
2 23 (17.42%) Android
3 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
4 13 (9.85%) Windows
5 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.82%) UNIX
7 5 (3.79%) CentOS
7 5 (3.79%) Debian
7 5 (3.79%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.18%) Scrum
3 19 (14.39%) TDD
3 19 (14.39%) MVC
4 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.61%) DevOps
6 13 (9.85%) Web Design
7 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (7.58%) Open Source
8 10 (7.58%) Android Development
8 10 (7.58%) iOS Development
9 9 (6.82%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.06%) OO
10 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.06%) Mobile Development
11 7 (5.30%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (5.30%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (5.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.00%) Java
3 29 (21.97%) PHP
4 27 (20.45%) C#
5 22 (16.67%) C++
6 14 (10.61%) SQL
7 11 (8.33%) VB
8 10 (7.58%) Python
9 7 (5.30%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.55%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.79%) Ruby
12 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.27%) Perl
13 2 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.06%) CCNA
3 7 (5.30%) Degree
4 6 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Puppet
2 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Oracle
1 14 (10.61%) Zend
2 13 (9.85%) Cisco
3 12 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.06%) Google
4 8 (6.06%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.55%) Apple
6 5 (3.79%) VMware
6 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.03%) Juniper
8 3 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.76%) EMC
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Package
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