The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Developer
Rank 257 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Developer 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.048% 0.084% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.086% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Games Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6084 6995 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.79% 98.09% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5089 5794 4935
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Developer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Games Developer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Developer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Games Developer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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 +11 3 £47,500 -2.56%
Games Developer
England

Games Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
2 4 (80.00%) Mockito
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Kafka
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ

Games Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Games Developer in their job title 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 with Games Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Mockito
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Kafka
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft