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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 130 160 174
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 136 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.94% 1.32% 0.96%
As % of the General category 6.26% 4.57% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 95 52 39
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
2172 1882 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.99% 28.90% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1375 1537
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +48 106 £45,000 +16.12% 13
North Yorkshire +6 25 £33,750 +50.00% 4
South Yorkshire -1 5 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 127 (50.40%) Java
2 86 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (26.59%) C++
4 56 (22.22%) Retail
5 55 (21.83%) Linux
6 52 (20.63%) HTML
7 50 (19.84%) Android
7 50 (19.84%) Apple iOS
8 49 (19.44%) Banking
9 48 (19.05%) Finance
10 46 (18.25%) E-Commerce
11 44 (17.46%) Objective-C
12 42 (16.67%) Scrum
12 42 (16.67%) Apache
13 40 (15.87%) Mentoring
14 39 (15.48%) C#
15 37 (14.68%) HTML5
16 36 (14.29%) Spring
17 35 (13.89%) Internet
18 34 (13.49%) Degree
19 33 (13.10%) .NET
19 33 (13.10%) Oracle
19 33 (13.10%) Project Management
20 30 (11.90%) ActiveMQ
21 29 (11.51%) PHP
22 28 (11.11%) Hibernate
23 27 (10.71%) JavaScript
24 26 (10.32%) SQL
25 25 (9.92%) Cisco
25 25 (9.92%) MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.17%) CMS
4 7 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.59%) WordPress
5 4 (1.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.17%) 3ds Max
3 4 (1.59%) ZBrush
3 4 (1.59%) Mudbox
4 3 (1.19%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.79%) Maya
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) FastStats
6 1 (0.40%) Blender
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) MS Office
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.14%) SaaS
2 15 (5.95%) Force.com
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.89%) Internet
2 21 (8.33%) Firewall
3 13 (5.16%) Network Security
3 13 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (3.17%) NAS
4 8 (3.17%) MPLS
4 8 (3.17%) SAN
5 7 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.59%) HSRP
6 4 (1.59%) LAN
6 4 (1.59%) WAN
6 4 (1.59%) OSPF
6 4 (1.59%) BGP
6 4 (1.59%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.19%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.92%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.95%) MySQL
3 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.78%) Informix
4 7 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.19%) Redis
7 2 (0.79%) Riak
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Subversion
2 9 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.78%) JIRA
4 7 (2.78%) NUnit
5 5 (1.98%) Hudson
6 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.19%) Xcode
7 3 (1.19%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
9 1 (0.40%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.40%) Redmine
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (22.22%) Retail
2 49 (19.44%) Banking
3 48 (19.05%) Finance
4 9 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (26.19%) Developer
2 53 (21.03%) Programmer
3 41 (16.27%) C++ Programmer
4 32 (12.70%) Project Manager
5 31 (12.30%) Senior Programmer
6 29 (11.51%) Junior
7 28 (11.11%) Architect
8 27 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (9.52%) Junior Developer
10 21 (8.33%) Senior C++ Programmer
11 20 (7.94%) Senior Developer
12 17 (6.75%) Senior Manager
12 17 (6.75%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (6.35%) Java Developer
14 15 (5.95%) C# Developer
15 14 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
16 12 (4.76%) PHP Developer
17 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Manager
17 11 (4.37%) Security Engineer
17 11 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.63%) HTML
2 37 (14.68%) HTML5
3 36 (14.29%) Spring
4 33 (13.10%) .NET
5 30 (11.90%) ActiveMQ
6 28 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 24 (9.52%) CSS
8 18 (7.14%) jQuery
9 16 (6.35%) Java EE
10 15 (5.95%) J2EE
11 14 (5.56%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.37%) LAMP
13 9 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (3.17%) CSS3
14 8 (3.17%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (2.78%) OpenGL
15 7 (2.78%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.17%) Clustering
3 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (3.17%) IBM XIV
4 6 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.98%) Physics
5 5 (1.98%) Animation
5 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.98%) Open Source
5 5 (1.98%) Social Media
6 4 (1.59%) iPhone
6 4 (1.59%) Replication
7 3 (1.19%) FMCG
7 3 (1.19%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.19%) Photography
7 3 (1.19%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.19%) Mechatronics
7 3 (1.19%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.83%) Linux
2 50 (19.84%) Android
2 50 (19.84%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.16%) Windows
4 8 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.25%) E-Commerce
3 42 (16.67%) Scrum
4 40 (15.87%) Mentoring
5 33 (13.10%) Project Management
6 25 (9.92%) MVC
7 21 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 16 (6.35%) ITIL
9 15 (5.95%) OO
10 13 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.16%) Programme Management
10 13 (5.16%) TDD
11 12 (4.76%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.76%) Game Development
12 11 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.37%) OOP
13 10 (3.97%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.17%) Network Architecture
14 8 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (50.40%) Java
2 67 (26.59%) C++
3 44 (17.46%) Objective-C
4 39 (15.48%) C#
5 29 (11.51%) PHP
6 27 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 26 (10.32%) SQL
8 11 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.17%) Perl
10 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.38%) Ruby
11 6 (2.38%) Python
12 3 (1.19%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) GLSL
13 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (13.49%) Degree
2 24 (9.52%) CCNP
2 24 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.16%) CISSP
4 8 (3.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.17%) CCIE
4 8 (3.17%) CCSP
5 5 (1.98%) CISA
5 5 (1.98%) CISM
5 5 (1.98%) PCI QSA
5 5 (1.98%) CRISC
6 4 (1.59%) CCDE
6 4 (1.59%) CCSA
6 4 (1.59%) CCSE
6 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.59%) CCNA
6 4 (1.59%) CCDP
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) Puppet
2 8 (3.17%) Nagios
2 8 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.78%) Cacti
3 7 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.78%) Opsview
3 7 (2.78%) Graphite
4 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (13.10%) Oracle
2 25 (9.92%) Cisco
3 13 (5.16%) CheckPoint
4 12 (4.76%) HP
5 10 (3.97%) VMware
6 8 (3.17%) Zend
6 8 (3.17%) Veritas
6 8 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.17%) IBM
7 7 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.78%) F5
8 6 (2.38%) Atmel
8 6 (2.38%) Twitter
9 4 (1.59%) Adobe
9 4 (1.59%) EMC
9 4 (1.59%) Juniper
9 4 (1.59%) NetApp
9 4 (1.59%) Symantec
9 4 (1.59%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.19%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
XCM Rock
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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