The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the York region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 30 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 7.81% 1.17% 0.81%
As % of the General category 28.35% 4.63% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 0
Average salary £38,750 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
127 108 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 27.55% 25.35% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 91 79 131
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
North Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in York

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 53 (67.09%) Java
3 45 (56.96%) C#
3 45 (56.96%) Android
4 42 (53.16%) MVC
5 35 (44.30%) Spring
6 32 (40.51%) HTML
7 31 (39.24%) C++
8 29 (36.71%) Linux
8 29 (36.71%) Spring MVC
9 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.11%) OO
10 23 (29.11%) Apple iOS
11 21 (26.58%) jQuery
11 21 (26.58%) CSS
12 20 (25.32%) Degree
13 19 (24.05%) BDD
13 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
14 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
14 18 (22.78%) Physics
14 18 (22.78%) TDD
14 18 (22.78%) Subversion
15 17 (21.52%) Hibernate
15 17 (21.52%) OpenGL
16 16 (20.25%) OOP
16 16 (20.25%) Atmel
16 16 (20.25%) Arduino
16 16 (20.25%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (18.99%) Cucumber
17 15 (18.99%) Hudson

Games
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.06%) Node.js
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.53%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Subversion
2 15 (18.99%) Cucumber
2 15 (18.99%) Hudson
2 15 (18.99%) Maven
3 11 (13.92%) Selenium
3 11 (13.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.53%) TestNG
8 1 (1.27%) Capybara
8 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.72%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (83.54%) Developer
2 31 (39.24%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Software Developer
4 18 (22.78%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Graduate Software Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Graduate
6 13 (16.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (15.19%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior
9 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Junior Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.80%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.30%) Spring
2 32 (40.51%) HTML
3 29 (36.71%) Spring MVC
4 21 (26.58%) jQuery
4 21 (26.58%) CSS
5 17 (21.52%) Hibernate
5 17 (21.52%) OpenGL
6 14 (17.72%) .NET
7 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
7 13 (16.46%) Ajax
7 13 (16.46%) HTML5
8 12 (15.19%) REST
9 11 (13.92%) Apache Flex
9 11 (13.92%) Spring Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (8.86%) WCF
10 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
2 18 (22.78%) Physics
3 16 (20.25%) Arduino
3 16 (20.25%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (18.99%) Open Source
5 3 (3.80%) iPhone
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Online Games
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Android
2 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 23 (29.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) MVC
2 23 (29.11%) OO
3 19 (24.05%) BDD
4 18 (22.78%) TDD
5 16 (20.25%) OOP
6 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.99%) Scrum
7 11 (13.92%) Android Development
8 7 (8.86%) CQRS
8 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
8 7 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (5.06%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (5.06%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.53%) Web Design
11 2 (2.53%) Game Development
11 2 (2.53%) Web Development
11 2 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) SQL
2 53 (67.09%) Java
3 45 (56.96%) C#
4 31 (39.24%) C++
5 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Atmel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) McAfee