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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 47 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.15% 4.29% 4.66%
As % of the General category 4.08% 22.50% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 16
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +79.77%
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
98 80 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 28.08% 19.05% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 62 77
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Capybara
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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