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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 143 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 1.42% 1.35%
As % of the General category 4.36% 4.84% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1537 1344 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.09% 29.40% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1022 1002
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 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 5 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 -13 52 £40,000 +12.67% 9
Wakefield -7 7 £40,000 +100.00% 3
Halifax - 1 £45,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £37,500 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 87 (46.28%) Java
2 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (26.60%) Linux
4 49 (26.06%) Retail
5 46 (24.47%) Banking
6 44 (23.40%) C++
6 44 (23.40%) Finance
7 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
8 41 (21.81%) Apache
9 40 (21.28%) HTML
10 34 (18.09%) Oracle
10 34 (18.09%) Internet
11 33 (17.55%) HTML5
12 32 (17.02%) Scrum
13 30 (15.96%) PHP
13 30 (15.96%) ActiveMQ
13 30 (15.96%) Spring
13 30 (15.96%) Android
13 30 (15.96%) Apple iOS
14 28 (14.89%) Cisco
15 27 (14.36%) Project Management
15 27 (14.36%) Objective-C
16 26 (13.83%) Hibernate
17 25 (13.30%) CCNP
17 25 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
18 24 (12.77%) Firewall
18 24 (12.77%) Load Balancing
18 24 (12.77%) NoSQL
19 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
20 16 (8.51%) Cisco ASA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 41 (21.81%) Apache
2 11 (5.85%) CMS
3 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.66%) Node.js
5 3 (1.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.13%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.06%) Maya
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Force.com
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.09%) Internet
2 24 (12.77%) Firewall
3 16 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (7.45%) Network Security
5 9 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (4.26%) SAN
6 8 (4.26%) MPLS
6 8 (4.26%) NAS
7 4 (2.13%) HSRP
7 4 (2.13%) LAN
7 4 (2.13%) WAN
7 4 (2.13%) EIGRP
7 4 (2.13%) OSPF
7 4 (2.13%) BGP
8 3 (1.60%) FWSM
9 2 (1.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.91%) MySQL
3 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.72%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.72%) Informix
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.60%) Redis
6 3 (1.60%) Riak
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.72%) JIRA
2 7 (3.72%) Subversion
3 4 (2.13%) Hudson
4 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.53%) Redmine
General
1 49 (26.06%) Retail
2 46 (24.47%) Banking
3 44 (23.40%) Finance
4 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (18.09%) Programmer
2 33 (17.55%) Developer
3 32 (17.02%) Architect
4 28 (14.89%) C++ Programmer
4 28 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (13.30%) Project Manager
6 18 (9.57%) Senior Programmer
7 15 (7.98%) Senior Manager
7 15 (7.98%) Senior Project Manager
8 14 (7.45%) PHP Developer
8 14 (7.45%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 12 (6.38%) Network Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) Security Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Agile Project Manager
10 11 (5.85%) Junior
11 9 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.72%) Test Manager
13 6 (3.19%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.28%) HTML
2 33 (17.55%) HTML5
3 30 (15.96%) ActiveMQ
3 30 (15.96%) Spring
4 26 (13.83%) Hibernate
5 12 (6.38%) CSS
6 11 (5.85%) jQuery
7 10 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (5.32%) LAMP
7 10 (5.32%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (4.79%) CakePHP
9 8 (4.26%) Symfony
10 5 (2.66%) RESTful
10 5 (2.66%) .NET
10 5 (2.66%) Sass
10 5 (2.66%) CSS3
11 4 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.13%) Middleware
11 4 (2.13%) JSON
12 3 (1.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.32%) Social Media
1 10 (5.32%) Mobile App
1 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (4.26%) IBM XIV
2 8 (4.26%) Clustering
3 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.13%) Replication
4 4 (2.13%) Animation
5 3 (1.60%) Photography
5 3 (1.60%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.60%) FMCG
6 2 (1.06%) Open Source
6 2 (1.06%) User Experience
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.06%) iPhone
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.06%) Online Games
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.60%) Linux
2 30 (15.96%) Android
2 30 (15.96%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.32%) Windows
4 9 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.87%) E-Commerce
3 32 (17.02%) Scrum
4 27 (14.36%) Project Management
5 24 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 18 (9.57%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.51%) ITIL
8 13 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.85%) Programme Management
10 10 (5.32%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.32%) DevOps
10 10 (5.32%) Web Design
11 9 (4.79%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (4.26%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.26%) Change Management
12 8 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.72%) TOGAF
13 7 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2
14 6 (3.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 87 (46.28%) Java
2 44 (23.40%) C++
3 30 (15.96%) PHP
4 27 (14.36%) Objective-C
5 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.91%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.32%) Perl
7 10 (5.32%) SQL
8 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.19%) Python
10 5 (2.66%) C#
11 4 (2.13%) Ruby
12 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.60%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) VB
13 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.53%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.30%) CCNP
1 25 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.91%) CISSP
3 8 (4.26%) CCIE
3 8 (4.26%) CCSP
3 8 (4.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.72%) Degree
5 5 (2.66%) PCI QSA
5 5 (2.66%) CISA
5 5 (2.66%) CISM
5 5 (2.66%) CCNA
5 5 (2.66%) CRISC
6 4 (2.13%) CCDP
6 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.13%) CCSA
6 4 (2.13%) CCSE
6 4 (2.13%) CCDE
7 2 (1.06%) VCP4
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (3.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) Puppet
2 8 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.26%) Nagios
3 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (3.72%) Opsview
3 7 (3.72%) Graphite
3 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.72%) Cacti
4 3 (1.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (18.09%) Oracle
2 28 (14.89%) Cisco
3 16 (8.51%) CheckPoint
4 12 (6.38%) HP
5 11 (5.85%) VMware
6 10 (5.32%) Zend
7 9 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.79%) F5
8 8 (4.26%) Veritas
8 8 (4.26%) IBM
9 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.19%) Riverbed
11 5 (2.66%) Juniper
12 4 (2.13%) EMC
12 4 (2.13%) NetApp
12 4 (2.13%) Symantec
13 3 (1.60%) Adobe
14 2 (1.06%) Twitter
14 2 (1.06%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.06%) Apple
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