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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 153 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 99 145 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 2.05% 2.34%
As % of the General category 4.35% 6.74% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 70 97 59
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2275 2151 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.99% 30.47% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1650 1392
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +21 78 £47,500 +11.76% 37
South Yorkshire +3 15 £32,500 - 4
North Yorkshire -48 2 £21,000 -41.25% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 96 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.37%) Java
3 56 (29.32%) Linux
4 53 (27.75%) JavaScript
5 45 (23.56%) C#
6 42 (21.99%) .NET
7 39 (20.42%) C++
8 37 (19.37%) Scrum
9 35 (18.32%) HTML
10 33 (17.28%) PHP
10 33 (17.28%) Android
11 31 (16.23%) TDD
11 31 (16.23%) Mobile App
12 29 (15.18%) MVC
13 27 (14.14%) Apple iOS
14 26 (13.61%) SQL
15 25 (13.09%) Node.js
16 24 (12.57%) HTML5
17 23 (12.04%) Degree
18 21 (10.99%) OO
18 21 (10.99%) Python
18 21 (10.99%) CSS
18 21 (10.99%) iOS Development
19 20 (10.47%) SQL Server
19 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
19 20 (10.47%) iPhone
20 19 (9.95%) Computer Science
20 19 (9.95%) Windows
21 18 (9.42%) Open Source
21 18 (9.42%) Social Media

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (13.09%) Node.js
2 16 (8.38%) Apache
3 9 (4.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) FastStats
1 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) SaaS
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.09%) Force.com
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) Internet
2 9 (4.71%) Firewall
3 7 (3.66%) Network Security
4 5 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.09%) WAN
5 4 (2.09%) LAN
6 3 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.57%) VoIP
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) HTTP
7 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.71%) MySQL
4 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.14%) SQLite
6 3 (1.57%) Redis
7 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.52%) Riak
8 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.14%) Xcode
3 5 (2.62%) Jasmine
3 5 (2.62%) Subversion
4 3 (1.57%) JMeter
4 3 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.57%) Selenium
5 2 (1.05%) JIRA
5 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.05%) JUnit
5 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.05%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.05%) Behat
General
1 17 (8.90%) Retail
2 16 (8.38%) Finance
3 10 (5.24%) Banking
4 5 (2.62%) Law
5 4 (2.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (48.17%) Developer
2 27 (14.14%) Architect
3 17 (8.90%) Programmer
4 16 (8.38%) Junior
5 14 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.33%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.28%) Senior Programmer
6 12 (6.28%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.28%) Junior Developer
6 12 (6.28%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.76%) Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (5.24%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.71%) iOS Developer
9 9 (4.71%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Graduate Software Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.99%) .NET
2 35 (18.32%) HTML
3 24 (12.57%) HTML5
4 21 (10.99%) CSS
5 18 (9.42%) AngularJS
6 17 (8.90%) ASP.NET
7 16 (8.38%) Spring
8 15 (7.85%) Web Services
9 14 (7.33%) LAMP
10 13 (6.81%) WCF
11 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (5.76%) Symfony
12 11 (5.76%) jQuery
13 10 (5.24%) CodeIgniter
13 10 (5.24%) RESTful
13 10 (5.24%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
14 9 (4.71%) CakePHP
15 7 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Mobile App
2 20 (10.47%) iPhone
3 19 (9.95%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.42%) Social Media
5 9 (4.71%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.71%) Online Games
6 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.66%) User Experience
8 6 (3.14%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.62%) Animation
10 4 (2.09%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.57%) iPad
11 3 (1.57%) NHS
11 3 (1.57%) Physics
12 2 (1.05%) RIA
13 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.52%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.52%) IBM XIV
13 1 (0.52%) Xbox
13 1 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (29.32%) Linux
2 33 (17.28%) Android
3 27 (14.14%) Apple iOS
4 19 (9.95%) Windows
5 12 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.71%) UNIX
7 7 (3.66%) Debian
8 6 (3.14%) CentOS
9 5 (2.62%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (50.26%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.37%) Scrum
3 31 (16.23%) TDD
4 29 (15.18%) MVC
5 21 (10.99%) OO
5 21 (10.99%) iOS Development
6 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.42%) Open Source
8 17 (8.90%) Android Development
8 17 (8.90%) SDLC
9 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.33%) Mobile Development
11 13 (6.81%) DevOps
11 13 (6.81%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.28%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.28%) Game Development
13 10 (5.24%) Web Design
13 10 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.37%) Java
2 53 (27.75%) JavaScript
3 45 (23.56%) C#
4 39 (20.42%) C++
5 33 (17.28%) PHP
6 26 (13.61%) SQL
7 21 (10.99%) Python
8 15 (7.85%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.76%) VB
9 11 (5.76%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.71%) Perl
11 7 (3.66%) C
11 7 (3.66%) Ruby
12 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.04%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.66%) CCNA
3 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.57%) CCNP
4 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.33%) Puppet
2 13 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (8.90%) Google
2 12 (6.28%) Zend
3 11 (5.76%) Cisco
3 11 (5.76%) Oracle
4 9 (4.71%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.19%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.14%) Apple
6 6 (3.14%) VMware
7 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.57%) F5
8 3 (1.57%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.05%) Juniper
10 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Sony
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) IBM
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: Highly competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly Competitive, plus superb benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly competitive plus superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 13 days ago