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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 61 29 56
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.63% 7.83% 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.60% 28.57% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 2
Average salary £21,000 £38,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.80% +72.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
77 126 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 24.37% 27.39% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 90 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) WinForms
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
7 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) BDD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Graduate
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Junior
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (10.00%) hapi
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) SVG
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
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