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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 45 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 39 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.14% 7.13% 0.45%
As % of the General category 7.55% 28.89% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 2
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -6.52%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
106 135 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 28.42% 24.68% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 94 94 67
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the York region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in York

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#
3 12 (48.00%) Retail
4 11 (44.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Spring
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) NetBeans
10 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (20.00%) NUnit
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (16.00%) BDD
11 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
11 4 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (16.00%) Android Development
11 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
11 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (20.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) 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
2 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Xcode
General
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Programmer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Designer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate
7 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.00%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) SVG
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 3 (12.00%) CAN bus
2 3 (12.00%) Mechatronics
3 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 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (28.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Android Development
6 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.00%) OOP
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Campaign Management
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atmel
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
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