The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 148 157 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Games 114 77 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 1.37% 0.80%
As % of the General category 5.48% 4.12% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 54 41
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
England

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

General Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2081 1871 1991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.13% 33.37% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1680 1413 1629
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Games Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Games
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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 -6 86 £45,000 +30.43% 15
North Yorkshire +2 21 £27,500 +22.22% 3
South Yorkshire -20 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 104 (40.00%) Java
2 95 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (36.15%) Android
4 81 (31.15%) C++
5 69 (26.54%) C#
6 67 (25.77%) Apple iOS
7 60 (23.08%) .NET
8 55 (21.15%) HTML
9 54 (20.77%) Linux
10 49 (18.85%) MVC
11 42 (16.15%) JavaScript
12 40 (15.38%) Internet
13 39 (15.00%) Spring
14 38 (14.62%) SQL
14 38 (14.62%) Scrum
14 38 (14.62%) Game Development
15 37 (14.23%) Finance
15 37 (14.23%) CSS
16 35 (13.46%) Retail
17 34 (13.08%) Banking
17 34 (13.08%) E-Commerce
17 34 (13.08%) Project Management
18 33 (12.69%) HTML5
19 32 (12.31%) ASP.NET
19 32 (12.31%) TDD
20 31 (11.92%) jQuery
21 30 (11.54%) Objective-C
22 28 (10.77%) Mentoring
23 26 (10.00%) OO
23 26 (10.00%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 22 (8.46%) Apache
2 16 (6.15%) Node.js
3 13 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.15%) CMS
5 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.31%) 3ds Max
3 5 (1.92%) ZBrush
3 5 (1.92%) Mudbox
4 4 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.77%) Maya
7 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.38%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.31%) SaaS
2 13 (5.00%) Force.com
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.38%) Internet
2 9 (3.46%) Firewall
3 7 (2.69%) SAN
3 7 (2.69%) NAS
4 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) OSPF
4 1 (0.38%) BGP
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.00%) MySQL
3 13 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.69%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.69%) Informix
6 2 (0.77%) Big Data
6 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Subversion
2 14 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.38%) Hudson
3 10 (3.85%) JIRA
4 9 (3.46%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.08%) Selenium
6 7 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.69%) Maven
7 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.77%) NUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.38%) Capybara
8 1 (0.38%) Redmine
General
1 37 (14.23%) Finance
2 35 (13.46%) Retail
3 34 (13.08%) Banking
4 11 (4.23%) Marketing
5 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.54%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (34.62%) Developer
2 54 (20.77%) Programmer
3 48 (18.46%) C++ Programmer
4 35 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 29 (11.15%) Senior Programmer
6 28 (10.77%) Project Manager
7 26 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 24 (9.23%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 22 (8.46%) Graduate
9 22 (8.46%) Junior
10 16 (6.15%) Gameplay Programmer
11 15 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 15 (5.77%) Junior Developer
11 15 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (5.38%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.38%) Architect
13 13 (5.00%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
14 12 (4.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.08%) .NET
2 55 (21.15%) HTML
3 39 (15.00%) Spring
4 37 (14.23%) CSS
5 33 (12.69%) HTML5
6 32 (12.31%) ASP.NET
7 31 (11.92%) jQuery
8 23 (8.85%) Spring MVC
8 23 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 23 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (8.46%) Java EE
10 20 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 19 (7.31%) LAMP
12 17 (6.54%) J2EE
12 17 (6.54%) OpenGL
13 16 (6.15%) WCF
14 12 (4.62%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (4.23%) Ninject
15 11 (4.23%) CSS3
15 11 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.54%) Arduino
3 16 (6.15%) Open Source
3 16 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.38%) Xbox
5 13 (5.00%) iPhone
6 10 (3.85%) Online Games
6 10 (3.85%) Mobile Games
7 8 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.69%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.69%) IBM XIV
8 7 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.54%) Physics
11 3 (1.15%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.15%) User Experience
12 2 (0.77%) Animation
13 1 (0.38%) Clustering
13 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.15%) Android
2 67 (25.77%) Apple iOS
3 54 (20.77%) Linux
4 11 (4.23%) Windows
5 9 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.85%) MVC
3 38 (14.62%) Scrum
3 38 (14.62%) Game Development
4 34 (13.08%) E-Commerce
4 34 (13.08%) Project Management
5 32 (12.31%) TDD
6 28 (10.77%) Mentoring
7 26 (10.00%) OO
8 18 (6.92%) Web Application Development
9 16 (6.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (5.77%) Android Development
11 12 (4.62%) BDD
12 11 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.23%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (3.85%) Waterfall
13 10 (3.85%) Load Balancing
14 9 (3.46%) Software Engineering
15 8 (3.08%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.00%) Java
2 81 (31.15%) C++
3 69 (26.54%) C#
4 42 (16.15%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.62%) SQL
6 30 (11.54%) Objective-C
7 25 (9.62%) PHP
8 14 (5.38%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.85%) Ruby
9 10 (3.85%) Python
10 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.38%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.38%) C
11 1 (0.38%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (3.85%) CCNP
2 10 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.46%) CCIE
3 9 (3.46%) CCSP
3 9 (3.46%) CCDE
4 7 (2.69%) CISSP
4 7 (2.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) CCDP
6 1 (0.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.46%) vSphere
2 7 (2.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) Puppet
2 7 (2.69%) Nagios
2 7 (2.69%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.69%) Cacti
2 7 (2.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (2.69%) Opsview
2 7 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (8.08%) Oracle
2 17 (6.54%) Atmel
3 16 (6.15%) VMware
4 11 (4.23%) Google
5 10 (3.85%) Twitter
5 10 (3.85%) Cisco
6 9 (3.46%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.08%) HP
8 7 (2.69%) NetApp
8 7 (2.69%) Veritas
8 7 (2.69%) IBM
8 7 (2.69%) Symantec
8 7 (2.69%) Riverbed
8 7 (2.69%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.69%) F5
9 6 (2.31%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.92%) Sony
11 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.77%) Zend
12 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
Barrow-Upon-Humber, South Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 16 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
C-Jobs.com
Posted: 16 days ago
Wakefield
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago