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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 52 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.22% 0.80% 0.21%
As % of the General category 11.54% 4.41% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
52 68 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 10.57% 18.09% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 118
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 31 October 2014, 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 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 31 (81.58%) MVC
2 31 (81.58%) C#
3 26 (68.42%) Java
4 25 (65.79%) Android
5 22 (57.89%) HTML
6 21 (55.26%) Linux
6 21 (55.26%) Spring
6 21 (55.26%) Spring MVC
7 20 (52.63%) C++
8 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
8 17 (44.74%) CSS
8 17 (44.74%) jQuery
9 16 (42.11%) Atmel
9 16 (42.11%) Arduino
10 15 (39.47%) OpenGL
10 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
11 11 (28.95%) .NET
12 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
13 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (23.68%) BDD
14 8 (21.05%) TDD
15 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
15 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
15 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (15.79%) REST
16 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
16 6 (15.79%) OO

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.16%) Hudson
3 5 (13.16%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Capybara
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Graduate
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Head of Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) Spring
2 21 (55.26%) Spring MVC
3 17 (44.74%) CSS
3 17 (44.74%) jQuery
4 15 (39.47%) OpenGL
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
7 7 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (15.79%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) Spring Integration
9 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
9 5 (13.16%) Apache Flex
9 5 (13.16%) Ajax
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
10 3 (7.89%) WCF
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Arduino
2 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.89%) Physics
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Android
2 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) BDD
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) OO
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) Android Development
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) CQRS
7 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.63%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 31 (81.58%) C#
3 26 (68.42%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) C++
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Atmel
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 3 hours ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago