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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 234 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 19 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.038% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.044% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 17
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
6065 4518 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.19% 85.42% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 3549 3840
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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
North Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire -32 7 £25,000 -28.57%
South Yorkshire - 5 - -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Games
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Android
3 18 (47.37%) Apple iOS
4 16 (42.11%) C++
5 15 (39.47%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) .NET
5 15 (39.47%) OO
5 15 (39.47%) Degree
5 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) SaaS
6 13 (34.21%) Xbox
7 11 (28.95%) Java EE
7 11 (28.95%) J2EE
8 9 (23.68%) Force.com
9 8 (21.05%) Android Development
9 8 (21.05%) iOS Development
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) Sony
10 5 (13.16%) COM
10 5 (13.16%) Twitter
11 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (5.26%) Sass
11 2 (5.26%) OOCSS
11 2 (5.26%) HTML5
11 2 (5.26%) SilverStripe
11 2 (5.26%) User Experience
11 2 (5.26%) CSS3
11 2 (5.26%) CSS

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (5.26%) SilverStripe
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) SaaS
2 9 (23.68%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Gameplay Programmer
1 16 (42.11%) C++ Programmer
1 16 (42.11%) Programmer
2 15 (39.47%) Graduate
2 15 (39.47%) Junior
3 10 (26.32%) Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Junior C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Programmer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior C++ Programmer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) Java EE
2 11 (28.95%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) COM
4 2 (5.26%) Sass
4 2 (5.26%) OOCSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (34.21%) Xbox
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Android
1 18 (47.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) Android Development
3 8 (21.05%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C++
2 15 (39.47%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Sony
1 5 (13.16%) Twitter