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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 158 150 184
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Permanent jobs citing Games 116 78 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 1.39% 0.74%
As % of the General category 5.46% 4.17% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 53 37
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £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
2125 1871 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.20% 33.30% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 1406 1619
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 24 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 24 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 -10 90 £45,000 +28.57% 17
North Yorkshire 0 19 £27,500 +22.22% 3
South Yorkshire -27 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 105 (40.23%) Java
2 96 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (36.02%) Android
4 82 (31.42%) C++
5 68 (26.05%) C#
6 67 (25.67%) Apple iOS
7 59 (22.61%) .NET
8 55 (21.07%) HTML
8 55 (21.07%) Linux
9 48 (18.39%) MVC
10 42 (16.09%) JavaScript
11 39 (14.94%) Scrum
11 39 (14.94%) Spring
12 38 (14.56%) Finance
12 38 (14.56%) SQL
12 38 (14.56%) Internet
12 38 (14.56%) Game Development
13 37 (14.18%) CSS
14 35 (13.41%) Banking
15 34 (13.03%) Retail
15 34 (13.03%) E-Commerce
15 34 (13.03%) Project Management
16 33 (12.64%) HTML5
17 31 (11.88%) ASP.NET
17 31 (11.88%) TDD
17 31 (11.88%) jQuery
18 30 (11.49%) Objective-C
19 29 (11.11%) Mentoring
20 26 (9.96%) PHP
20 26 (9.96%) Degree

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.43%) Apache
2 16 (6.13%) Node.js
3 13 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.15%) CMS
5 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.30%) 3ds Max
3 5 (1.92%) ZBrush
3 5 (1.92%) Mudbox
4 4 (1.53%) 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 (7.28%) SaaS
2 13 (4.98%) Force.com
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.56%) Internet
2 9 (3.45%) Firewall
3 7 (2.68%) NAS
3 7 (2.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.38%) HSRP
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) OSPF
4 1 (0.38%) BGP
4 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.98%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.98%) MySQL
4 8 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.68%) Informix
5 7 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (8.81%) Subversion
2 14 (5.36%) Hudson
2 14 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.83%) JIRA
4 9 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.07%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.07%) Selenium
6 7 (2.68%) Maven
6 7 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.77%) NUnit
7 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.38%) Redmine
8 1 (0.38%) Capybara
8 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (14.56%) Finance
2 35 (13.41%) Banking
3 34 (13.03%) Retail
4 10 (3.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.53%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (34.48%) Developer
2 54 (20.69%) Programmer
3 48 (18.39%) C++ Programmer
4 35 (13.41%) Java Developer
5 29 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 28 (10.73%) Project Manager
7 25 (9.58%) .NET Developer
8 24 (9.20%) Senior C++ Programmer
9 22 (8.43%) Graduate
9 22 (8.43%) Junior
10 16 (6.13%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.13%) Gameplay Programmer
11 15 (5.75%) Junior Developer
11 15 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
12 14 (5.36%) Architect
12 14 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.98%) Senior Manager
13 13 (4.98%) Web Developer
13 13 (4.98%) Senior Project Manager
13 13 (4.98%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (22.61%) .NET
2 55 (21.07%) HTML
3 39 (14.94%) Spring
4 37 (14.18%) CSS
5 33 (12.64%) HTML5
6 31 (11.88%) jQuery
6 31 (11.88%) ASP.NET
7 23 (8.81%) Spring MVC
8 22 (8.43%) Java EE
8 22 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 20 (7.66%) LAMP
9 20 (7.66%) Hibernate
10 17 (6.51%) OpenGL
10 17 (6.51%) J2EE
11 15 (5.75%) WCF
12 12 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (4.21%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (4.21%) Ninject
13 11 (4.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.58%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.51%) Open Source
2 17 (6.51%) Arduino
3 16 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.36%) Xbox
5 13 (4.98%) iPhone
6 10 (3.83%) Online Games
7 9 (3.45%) Mobile Games
8 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.68%) IBM XIV
9 7 (2.68%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.92%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.53%) Physics
11 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.15%) User Experience
12 3 (1.15%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.77%) Animation
14 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.02%) Android
2 67 (25.67%) Apple iOS
3 55 (21.07%) Linux
4 11 (4.21%) Windows
5 9 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.39%) MVC
3 39 (14.94%) Scrum
4 38 (14.56%) Game Development
5 34 (13.03%) Project Management
5 34 (13.03%) E-Commerce
6 31 (11.88%) TDD
7 29 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.58%) OO
9 17 (6.51%) Web Application Development
10 15 (5.75%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (5.75%) Android Development
11 12 (4.60%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.21%) Waterfall
12 11 (4.21%) BDD
12 11 (4.21%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (3.83%) Load Balancing
13 10 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.45%) Software Engineering
15 8 (3.07%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 105 (40.23%) Java
2 82 (31.42%) C++
3 68 (26.05%) C#
4 42 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.56%) SQL
6 30 (11.49%) Objective-C
7 26 (9.96%) PHP
8 15 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.21%) Ruby
9 11 (4.21%) Python
10 7 (2.68%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.77%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.38%) GLSL
12 1 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Degree
2 10 (3.83%) CCNP
2 10 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.45%) CCIE
3 9 (3.45%) CCSP
3 9 (3.45%) CCDE
4 7 (2.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.68%) CISSP
5 2 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) CCSE
6 1 (0.38%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.45%) vSphere
2 7 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) Puppet
2 8 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.68%) Opsview
3 7 (2.68%) Nagios
3 7 (2.68%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.68%) Cacti
3 7 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (8.05%) Oracle
2 17 (6.51%) VMware
2 17 (6.51%) Atmel
3 11 (4.21%) Google
4 10 (3.83%) Cisco
4 10 (3.83%) Twitter
5 9 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.07%) HP
7 7 (2.68%) IBM
7 7 (2.68%) NetApp
7 7 (2.68%) Veritas
7 7 (2.68%) Symantec
7 7 (2.68%) Riverbed
7 7 (2.68%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.68%) F5
8 6 (2.30%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.92%) Sony
10 2 (0.77%) Zend
10 2 (0.77%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.38%) Facebook
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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