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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 57 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.98% 2.12% 7.68%
As % of the General category 6.29% 7.34% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 22
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £21,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
143 109 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 31.43% 28.91% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 116 95 94
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the York region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in York

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) JMeter
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Military
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) iPad
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (25.00%) D3.js
7 3 (25.00%) Kanban
7 3 (25.00%) LESS
7 3 (25.00%) SOLID
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) DOM
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter
9 1 (8.33%) Jasmine

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Capybara
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) D3.js
1 3 (25.00%) DOM
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) SOLID
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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