The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development 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
Games Development
Rank 246 224 212
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.058% 0.42% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.51% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 2
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Game Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
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 £30,000 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Yorkshire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 3 £45,000 +80.00%
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Online Games
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Sony
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BBC
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) QA

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Games Tester
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Games
2 1 (8.33%) Xbox
2 1 (8.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Sony
1 1 (8.33%) Google
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