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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 136 131 131
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 68 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.35% 1.46% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.48% 4.86% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 32
Average salary £43,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
1518 1460 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.11% 30.03% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1131 1047
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 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 March 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 -6 55 £40,000 +11.11% 6
Halifax - 5 £45,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £50,000 - 2
Bradford - 1 £17,500 - 1
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (42.47%) Java
2 67 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (25.81%) Linux
4 46 (24.73%) Retail
5 41 (22.04%) C++
6 39 (20.97%) HTML
6 39 (20.97%) E-Commerce
6 39 (20.97%) Banking
7 35 (18.82%) Apache
7 35 (18.82%) Finance
8 32 (17.20%) HTML5
9 31 (16.67%) Oracle
10 30 (16.13%) PHP
10 30 (16.13%) Scrum
11 29 (15.59%) ActiveMQ
11 29 (15.59%) Android
12 28 (15.05%) Spring
12 28 (15.05%) Internet
13 25 (13.44%) Apple iOS
14 24 (12.90%) Hibernate
14 24 (12.90%) Cisco
14 24 (12.90%) JavaScript
15 23 (12.37%) NoSQL
16 21 (11.29%) CCNP
16 21 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (11.29%) Objective-C
17 20 (10.75%) Firewall
17 20 (10.75%) Load Balancing
18 17 (9.14%) Mobile App
19 16 (8.60%) jQuery

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (18.82%) Apache
2 14 (7.53%) CMS
3 9 (4.84%) Node.js
4 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.15%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.08%) Maya
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.05%) Internet
2 20 (10.75%) Firewall
3 15 (8.06%) Network Security
3 15 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (3.76%) MPLS
6 4 (2.15%) SAN
6 4 (2.15%) NAS
7 3 (1.61%) FWSM
7 3 (1.61%) HSRP
7 3 (1.61%) WAN
7 3 (1.61%) LAN
7 3 (1.61%) OSPF
7 3 (1.61%) BGP
7 3 (1.61%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.37%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.38%) MySQL
3 8 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.15%) Redis
5 3 (1.61%) Riak
5 3 (1.61%) Informix
5 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) JIRA
1 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.61%) Subversion
3 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.54%) Maven
4 1 (0.54%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.54%) Redmine
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 46 (24.73%) Retail
2 39 (20.97%) Banking
3 35 (18.82%) Finance
4 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.69%) Law
6 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.15%) Marketing
7 3 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (23.66%) Developer
2 33 (17.74%) Architect
3 29 (15.59%) Programmer
4 26 (13.98%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (11.83%) C++ Programmer
6 20 (10.75%) Project Manager
7 16 (8.60%) PHP Developer
7 16 (8.60%) Senior Programmer
8 13 (6.99%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) Junior
8 13 (6.99%) Network Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (5.91%) Senior C++ Programmer
10 10 (5.38%) Junior Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (5.38%) Senior Manager
11 8 (4.30%) Junior PHP Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Agile Project Manager
12 6 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.97%) HTML
2 32 (17.20%) HTML5
3 29 (15.59%) ActiveMQ
4 28 (15.05%) Spring
5 24 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 16 (8.60%) jQuery
7 13 (6.99%) CodeIgniter
8 12 (6.45%) CakePHP
8 12 (6.45%) CSS
9 11 (5.91%) .NET
9 11 (5.91%) Symfony
10 10 (5.38%) LAMP
11 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.23%) CSS3
14 5 (2.69%) Ninject
14 5 (2.69%) RESTful
14 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.69%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (2.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.53%) Social Media
3 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) Clustering
4 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.23%) iPhone
6 4 (2.15%) Animation
6 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.15%) IBM XIV
7 3 (1.61%) Photography
7 3 (1.61%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.61%) Replication
7 3 (1.61%) FMCG
7 3 (1.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Online Games
8 2 (1.08%) Open Source
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.81%) Linux
2 29 (15.59%) Android
3 25 (13.44%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.76%) UNIX
5 7 (3.76%) Windows
6 1 (0.54%) Debian
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.97%) E-Commerce
3 30 (16.13%) Scrum
4 20 (10.75%) Load Balancing
5 16 (8.60%) Project Management
6 15 (8.06%) ITIL
6 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.53%) DevOps
8 13 (6.99%) Web Design
9 12 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.45%) MVC
9 12 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (5.38%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.30%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.76%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.23%) TDD
13 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.23%) OOP
14 5 (2.69%) Configuration Management
14 5 (2.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.47%) Java
2 41 (22.04%) C++
3 30 (16.13%) PHP
4 24 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.29%) Objective-C
6 14 (7.53%) SQL
7 12 (6.45%) C#
8 9 (4.84%) VB
8 9 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.76%) Python
10 6 (3.23%) Perl
11 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.15%) Ruby
13 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.61%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.54%) C
14 1 (0.54%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.29%) CCNP
1 21 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.84%) CISSP
3 6 (3.23%) CCNA
3 6 (3.23%) Degree
4 5 (2.69%) PCI QSA
4 5 (2.69%) CRISC
4 5 (2.69%) CISA
4 5 (2.69%) CISM
5 4 (2.15%) CCSA
5 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.15%) CCIE
5 4 (2.15%) CCSP
6 3 (1.61%) CCDP
6 3 (1.61%) CCSE
7 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.38%) Puppet
2 4 (2.15%) Nagios
2 4 (2.15%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.61%) Cacti
3 3 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (1.61%) Salt
3 3 (1.61%) Opsview
3 3 (1.61%) Graphite
4 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (16.67%) Oracle
2 24 (12.90%) Cisco
3 16 (8.60%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.99%) Zend
5 10 (5.38%) VMware
6 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.76%) Google
7 7 (3.76%) HP
8 5 (2.69%) Juniper
8 5 (2.69%) F5
9 4 (2.15%) Veritas
9 4 (2.15%) IBM
10 3 (1.61%) EMC
10 3 (1.61%) Adobe
10 3 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.08%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.08%) Apple
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.08%) Twitter
12 1 (0.54%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wakefield
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago