The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 127 170 173
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 140 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.83% 0.92% 0.84%
As % of the General category 5.89% 2.86% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 79 36 29
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £63,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2375 1852 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.06% 32.25% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1477 1437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +10 83 £36,000 - 18
North Yorkshire +21 52 £24,000 -20.00% 7
South Yorkshire -9 7 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (34.84%) Java
2 57 (25.79%) C#
2 57 (25.79%) SQL
3 47 (21.27%) OO
4 46 (20.81%) Degree
5 43 (19.46%) Computer Science
6 42 (19.00%) HTML
6 42 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 41 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (16.74%) .NET
8 37 (16.74%) Project Management
9 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
9 36 (16.29%) Android
10 33 (14.93%) CSS
11 32 (14.48%) Linux
12 30 (13.57%) Scrum
13 28 (12.67%) MVC
13 28 (12.67%) OOP
13 28 (12.67%) Retail
14 27 (12.22%) Automated Testing
14 27 (12.22%) Mathematics
14 27 (12.22%) Physics
14 27 (12.22%) jQuery
15 25 (11.31%) Finance
15 25 (11.31%) C++
15 25 (11.31%) HTML5
16 24 (10.86%) PHP
17 23 (10.41%) Manufacturing
18 22 (9.95%) Spring
19 21 (9.50%) Subversion

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (6.79%) Apache
2 13 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.07%) SAS
4 8 (3.62%) WordPress
5 7 (3.17%) CMS
5 7 (3.17%) Node.js
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.90%) SilverStripe
6 2 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) SPSS
2 5 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.81%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.36%) Maya
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.79%) SaaS
2 14 (6.33%) Force.com
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) Internet
2 6 (2.71%) Firewall
2 6 (2.71%) HTTP
3 4 (1.81%) MPLS
3 4 (1.81%) Network Security
4 2 (0.90%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) SSH
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.24%) MySQL
2 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Informix
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.50%) Subversion
2 20 (9.05%) Selenium
3 14 (6.33%) Hudson
4 13 (5.88%) Maven
5 11 (4.98%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.98%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.07%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.71%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.71%) JIRA
8 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.81%) TestNG
9 4 (1.81%) JUnit
10 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 28 (12.67%) Retail
2 25 (11.31%) Finance
3 23 (10.41%) Manufacturing
4 18 (8.14%) Banking
5 13 (5.88%) Marketing
6 9 (4.07%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.26%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 105 (47.51%) Developer
2 35 (15.84%) Graduate
3 34 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 33 (14.93%) Graduate Developer
5 28 (12.67%) Project Manager
5 28 (12.67%) Java Developer
6 27 (12.22%) Junior
7 25 (11.31%) Analyst
8 23 (10.41%) Junior Developer
9 21 (9.50%) Web Developer
10 20 (9.05%) Test Engineer
11 19 (8.60%) Graduate Software Developer
11 19 (8.60%) Software Engineer
12 18 (8.14%) Software Test Engineer
12 18 (8.14%) C# Developer
13 17 (7.69%) Junior Java Developer
13 17 (7.69%) Senior Developer
14 14 (6.33%) Junior C# Developer
15 13 (5.88%) Business Analyst
16 10 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.00%) HTML
2 37 (16.74%) .NET
3 33 (14.93%) CSS
4 27 (12.22%) jQuery
5 25 (11.31%) HTML5
6 22 (9.95%) Spring
7 20 (9.05%) SOAP
8 18 (8.14%) Java EE
9 17 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 16 (7.24%) Ajax
11 14 (6.33%) XML
11 14 (6.33%) J2EE
11 14 (6.33%) Spring MVC
12 11 (4.98%) ASP.NET
13 10 (4.52%) Spring Integration
13 10 (4.52%) REST
13 10 (4.52%) Apache Flex
14 7 (3.17%) Web Services
14 7 (3.17%) CSS3
15 6 (2.71%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.46%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.22%) Mathematics
2 27 (12.22%) Physics
3 15 (6.79%) Open Source
4 13 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.43%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.98%) Data Integration
6 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.52%) Online Games
8 9 (4.07%) PMI
9 8 (3.62%) Mobile Games
10 7 (3.17%) iPhone
11 5 (2.26%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.81%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.36%) Animation
13 3 (1.36%) Social Media
13 3 (1.36%) Xbox
14 2 (0.90%) BBC
14 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.29%) Android
2 32 (14.48%) Linux
3 17 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.62%) UNIX
5 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.81%) Windows
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.27%) OO
2 41 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.74%) Project Management
4 36 (16.29%) E-Commerce
5 30 (13.57%) Scrum
6 28 (12.67%) MVC
6 28 (12.67%) OOP
7 27 (12.22%) Automated Testing
8 21 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.60%) Game Development
10 18 (8.14%) Test Management
11 14 (6.33%) Software Testing
12 12 (5.43%) Agile Testing
12 12 (5.43%) BDD
12 12 (5.43%) Test Scripting
12 12 (5.43%) TDD
13 11 (4.98%) Web Development
13 11 (4.98%) ITIL
13 11 (4.98%) CRM
14 10 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (34.84%) Java
2 57 (25.79%) C#
2 57 (25.79%) SQL
3 42 (19.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.31%) C++
5 24 (10.86%) PHP
6 6 (2.71%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.81%) Python
7 4 (1.81%) Ruby
8 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.90%) PowerHouse
8 2 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) PHP5
9 1 (0.45%) MAXScript
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (20.81%) Degree
2 11 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.07%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.26%) CCNP
4 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.81%) ISEB
5 4 (1.81%) CCSA
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) CCDE
7 1 (0.45%) CISSP
7 1 (0.45%) CCIE
7 1 (0.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.45%) Nagios
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.45%) Cacti
2 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (4.98%) VMware
2 9 (4.07%) Tableau
2 9 (4.07%) Neolane
3 6 (2.71%) Cisco
4 4 (1.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.81%) Adobe
5 3 (1.36%) Sony
5 3 (1.36%) McAfee
5 3 (1.36%) Autodesk
6 2 (0.90%) Atmel
6 2 (0.90%) Sencha
6 2 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.45%) Zend
7 1 (0.45%) NetApp
7 1 (0.45%) Veritas
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Symantec
7 1 (0.45%) F5
7 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds
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