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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 159 133 176
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +43
Permanent jobs citing Games 92 139 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.31% 1.88% 0.86%
As % of the General category 4.04% 6.01% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 38
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,750 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2277 2313 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.33% 31.21% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1756 1454
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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 +11 63 £45,000 +25.00% 8
South Yorkshire +4 17 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North Yorkshire -34 12 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 98 (44.55%) Java
2 83 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.55%) Retail
4 51 (23.18%) HTML
4 51 (23.18%) Linux
5 50 (22.73%) C#
6 44 (20.00%) C++
7 42 (19.09%) JavaScript
8 41 (18.64%) .NET
9 36 (16.36%) HTML5
10 35 (15.91%) MVC
10 35 (15.91%) Scrum
11 33 (15.00%) Android
12 32 (14.55%) Spring
13 31 (14.09%) PHP
14 30 (13.64%) SQL
14 30 (13.64%) Apache
14 30 (13.64%) Banking
15 29 (13.18%) Degree
15 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
16 28 (12.73%) Finance
16 28 (12.73%) Oracle
17 27 (12.27%) CSS
17 27 (12.27%) Mobile App
18 26 (11.82%) ASP.NET
18 26 (11.82%) ActiveMQ
19 25 (11.36%) Apple iOS
20 23 (10.45%) Internet
20 23 (10.45%) Computer Science
21 22 (10.00%) Hibernate

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 30 (13.64%) Apache
2 14 (6.36%) CMS
2 14 (6.36%) Node.js
3 5 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.36%) WordPress
4 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.36%) 3ds Max
2 3 (1.36%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.91%) FastStats
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.55%) SaaS
2 10 (4.55%) Force.com
3 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.45%) Internet
2 18 (8.18%) Firewall
3 17 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (6.36%) Network Security
5 8 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.27%) MPLS
7 3 (1.36%) HSRP
7 3 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.36%) VoIP
7 3 (1.36%) WAN
7 3 (1.36%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.36%) OSPF
7 3 (1.36%) BGP
8 2 (0.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.91%) FWSM
8 2 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.18%) MySQL
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) Redis
5 3 (1.36%) Riak
6 2 (0.91%) Informix
6 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.18%) Xcode
2 7 (3.18%) Subversion
3 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.27%) NetBeans
3 5 (2.27%) NUnit
4 4 (1.82%) JIRA
5 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 54 (24.55%) Retail
2 30 (13.64%) Banking
3 28 (12.73%) Finance
4 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.73%) Marketing
6 5 (2.27%) Law
7 3 (1.36%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.36%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (43.18%) Developer
2 33 (15.00%) Architect
3 29 (13.18%) Programmer
4 27 (12.27%) Junior
5 24 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (10.45%) Junior Developer
7 19 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 18 (8.18%) C# Developer
8 18 (8.18%) Senior Programmer
9 17 (7.73%) PHP Developer
10 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.36%) Project Manager
12 13 (5.91%) C++ Programmer
13 12 (5.45%) .NET Developer
14 11 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
14 11 (5.00%) Network Engineer
14 11 (5.00%) Security Engineer
15 10 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
16 9 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (4.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (23.18%) HTML
2 41 (18.64%) .NET
3 36 (16.36%) HTML5
4 32 (14.55%) Spring
5 27 (12.27%) CSS
6 26 (11.82%) ASP.NET
6 26 (11.82%) ActiveMQ
7 22 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 21 (9.55%) jQuery
9 16 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.91%) CodeIgniter
11 12 (5.45%) CakePHP
11 12 (5.45%) Symfony
11 12 (5.45%) Web Services
12 10 (4.55%) Java EE
12 10 (4.55%) J2EE
12 10 (4.55%) RESTful
12 10 (4.55%) CSS3
13 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
14 7 (3.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Mobile App
2 23 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.64%) iPhone
4 17 (7.73%) Social Media
5 8 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.64%) Physics
6 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.73%) Clustering
7 6 (2.73%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.73%) Online Games
7 6 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.82%) iPad
9 3 (1.36%) FMCG
9 3 (1.36%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.36%) Replication
9 3 (1.36%) Mechatronics
9 3 (1.36%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.36%) Animation
9 3 (1.36%) Photography
9 3 (1.36%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.18%) Linux
2 33 (15.00%) Android
3 25 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.27%) Windows
6 4 (1.82%) UNIX
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.73%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.91%) MVC
2 35 (15.91%) Scrum
3 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
4 20 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.09%) TDD
5 18 (8.18%) Mentoring
6 17 (7.73%) OO
7 16 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.91%) Web Design
8 13 (5.91%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (5.00%) iOS Development
10 11 (5.00%) DevOps
10 11 (5.00%) Game Development
10 11 (5.00%) ITIL
10 11 (5.00%) OOP
10 11 (5.00%) TOGAF
11 10 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (44.55%) Java
2 50 (22.73%) C#
3 44 (20.00%) C++
4 42 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.09%) PHP
6 30 (13.64%) SQL
7 21 (9.55%) Objective-C
8 11 (5.00%) VB
9 10 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.82%) Perl
11 4 (1.82%) C
12 3 (1.36%) Python
12 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.36%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.91%) Ruby
13 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (13.18%) Degree
2 18 (8.18%) CCNP
2 18 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.18%) CISSP
3 7 (3.18%) CCNA
4 5 (2.27%) PCI QSA
4 5 (2.27%) CRISC
4 5 (2.27%) CISA
4 5 (2.27%) CISM
5 3 (1.36%) CCDP
5 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.36%) CCSE
6 2 (0.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.91%) CCSA
6 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.91%) CCIE
6 2 (0.91%) CCSP
7 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) Puppet
2 7 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.91%) Salt
4 2 (0.91%) Opsview
4 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.91%) Cacti
4 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.91%) Graphite
5 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (12.73%) Oracle
2 22 (10.00%) Cisco
3 18 (8.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (6.82%) Google
5 13 (5.91%) Zend
6 7 (3.18%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.73%) VMware
7 6 (2.73%) Juniper
8 5 (2.27%) F5
8 5 (2.27%) HP
9 3 (1.36%) Atmel
9 3 (1.36%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.36%) EMC
9 3 (1.36%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.36%) Adobe
10 2 (0.91%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.91%) Veritas
10 2 (0.91%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) Twitter
10 2 (0.91%) SolarWinds
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