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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 33 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.91% 1.78% 0.40%
As % of the General category 25.23% 7.61% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
111 92 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 23.42% 23.35% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 82 66 135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £75,000 £56,500
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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the York region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in York

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (73.68%) SQL
2 52 (68.42%) Java
3 44 (57.89%) C#
3 44 (57.89%) Android
4 43 (56.58%) MVC
5 36 (47.37%) Spring
6 33 (43.42%) HTML
7 30 (39.47%) C++
7 30 (39.47%) Linux
7 30 (39.47%) Spring MVC
8 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 22 (28.95%) CSS
9 22 (28.95%) jQuery
9 22 (28.95%) Apple iOS
10 20 (26.32%) OO
11 19 (25.00%) BDD
12 18 (23.68%) Degree
12 18 (23.68%) OpenGL
12 18 (23.68%) TDD
13 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
13 17 (22.37%) Subversion
13 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
13 17 (22.37%) Atmel
13 17 (22.37%) Arduino
14 16 (21.05%) Mathematics
14 16 (21.05%) Physics
14 16 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (19.74%) Maven
15 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
15 15 (19.74%) Open Source

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (14.47%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.63%) SilverStripe
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Subversion
2 15 (19.74%) Maven
2 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
2 15 (19.74%) Hudson
3 11 (14.47%) Selenium
3 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.63%) TestNG
7 1 (1.32%) Capybara
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (84.21%) Developer
2 32 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 17 (22.37%) Senior Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Graduate
5 13 (17.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Graduate Software Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Graduate Developer
6 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior
8 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.95%) Junior Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) Spring
2 33 (43.42%) HTML
3 30 (39.47%) Spring MVC
4 22 (28.95%) CSS
4 22 (28.95%) jQuery
5 18 (23.68%) OpenGL
6 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
7 14 (18.42%) .NET
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
8 13 (17.11%) HTML5
8 13 (17.11%) Ajax
9 12 (15.79%) REST
10 11 (14.47%) Spring Integration
10 11 (14.47%) Apache Flex
11 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (9.21%) WCF
11 7 (9.21%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
1 17 (22.37%) Arduino
2 16 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 16 (21.05%) Physics
2 16 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (19.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.32%) Online Games
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Android
2 30 (39.47%) Linux
3 22 (28.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) MVC
2 20 (26.32%) OO
3 19 (25.00%) BDD
4 18 (23.68%) TDD
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.11%) OOP
8 11 (14.47%) Android Development
9 7 (9.21%) CQRS
9 7 (9.21%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.21%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
11 2 (2.63%) Web Design
11 2 (2.63%) Web Development
11 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.63%) Game Development
11 2 (2.63%) iOS Development
12 1 (1.32%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) SQL
2 52 (68.42%) Java
3 44 (57.89%) C#
4 30 (39.47%) C++
5 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.63%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Atmel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) McAfee
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