The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 54 24 58
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 47 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.65% 9.79% 0.47%
As % of the General category 4.96% 37.01% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 2
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

General Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
121 127 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 33.24% 26.46% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 105 94 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in York

Games
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the York region.

Games Salary Trend in York

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
2 13 (52.00%) Retail
3 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 10 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Spring
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (20.00%) NetBeans
7 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) iPhone
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 4 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) FastStats
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.00%) NetBeans
3 4 (16.00%) NUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Xcode
General
1 13 (52.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Programmer
3 6 (24.00%) Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) Graduate
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Junior Java Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (16.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (16.00%) WinForms
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) SVG
7 1 (4.00%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
3 3 (12.00%) CAN bus
3 3 (12.00%) Mechatronics
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
1 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (32.00%) OO
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Android Development
4 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Campaign Management
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atmel
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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