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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 164 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 89 133 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.87% 1.65%
As % of the General category 3.89% 6.04% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75 84 49
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,250 £52,500
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
2285 2203 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.38% 31.00% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1640 1378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
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 3 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 3 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 +5 65 £45,000 +12.50% 32
South Yorkshire +4 12 £32,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -39 8 £21,000 -40.00%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 80 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (33.16%) Java
3 55 (28.95%) Linux
4 53 (27.89%) C#
5 51 (26.84%) JavaScript
6 45 (23.68%) .NET
7 39 (20.53%) C++
7 39 (20.53%) HTML
8 33 (17.37%) PHP
8 33 (17.37%) MVC
9 32 (16.84%) SQL
9 32 (16.84%) Mobile App
10 31 (16.32%) Scrum
10 31 (16.32%) Android
11 29 (15.26%) TDD
11 29 (15.26%) HTML5
12 28 (14.74%) Retail
13 26 (13.68%) Degree
14 24 (12.63%) Software Engineering
15 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
16 22 (11.58%) Node.js
17 21 (11.05%) Apple iOS
17 21 (11.05%) Social Media
17 21 (11.05%) CSS
17 21 (11.05%) Spring
18 20 (10.53%) Finance
19 19 (10.00%) ASP.NET
19 19 (10.00%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.00%) NoSQL
20 18 (9.47%) iPhone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (11.58%) Node.js
2 18 (9.47%) Apache
3 12 (6.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) FastStats
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) SPSS
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) SaaS
2 7 (3.68%) Force.com
3 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.37%) Internet
2 11 (5.79%) Firewall
3 9 (4.74%) Network Security
4 8 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.58%) LAN
5 3 (1.58%) VoIP
5 3 (1.58%) WAN
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.74%) MySQL
3 7 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.16%) SQLite
4 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.58%) Redis
6 2 (1.05%) Riak
6 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.63%) Xcode
2 5 (2.63%) NetBeans
2 5 (2.63%) Subversion
2 5 (2.63%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.58%) Selenium
3 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.05%) JMeter
4 2 (1.05%) NUnit
4 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.05%) Behat
4 2 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 28 (14.74%) Retail
2 20 (10.53%) Finance
3 13 (6.84%) Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Law
5 4 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Electronics
6 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (48.42%) Developer
2 30 (15.79%) Architect
3 23 (12.11%) Junior
4 20 (10.53%) Programmer
5 19 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 17 (8.95%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 15 (7.89%) Senior Programmer
8 14 (7.37%) PHP Developer
9 12 (6.32%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.79%) Analyst
11 10 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Junior C# Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Web Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.68%) Junior PHP Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.68%) .NET
2 39 (20.53%) HTML
3 29 (15.26%) HTML5
4 21 (11.05%) CSS
4 21 (11.05%) Spring
5 19 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 14 (7.37%) Web Services
7 14 (7.37%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (7.37%) LAMP
7 14 (7.37%) jQuery
8 13 (6.84%) Symfony
8 13 (6.84%) WCF
8 13 (6.84%) Hibernate
9 12 (6.32%) CodeIgniter
9 12 (6.32%) CakePHP
9 12 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.26%) RESTful
11 8 (4.21%) OpenGL
12 7 (3.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.84%) Mobile App
2 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
3 21 (11.05%) Social Media
4 18 (9.47%) iPhone
5 10 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.74%) Online Games
7 6 (3.16%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.63%) Animation
8 5 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.11%) Physics
10 3 (1.58%) iPad
10 3 (1.58%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.58%) NHS
10 3 (1.58%) Mechatronics
10 3 (1.58%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.05%) RIA
12 1 (0.53%) BBC
12 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.95%) Linux
2 31 (16.32%) Android
3 21 (11.05%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.95%) Windows
5 10 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.74%) UNIX
7 5 (2.63%) CentOS
7 5 (2.63%) Debian
7 5 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.37%) MVC
3 31 (16.32%) Scrum
4 29 (15.26%) TDD
5 24 (12.63%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.42%) OO
6 16 (8.42%) SDLC
7 15 (7.89%) Android Development
7 15 (7.89%) iOS Development
8 14 (7.37%) DevOps
8 14 (7.37%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.84%) Web Design
9 13 (6.84%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.32%) Game Development
11 11 (5.79%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.79%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (5.26%) Open Source
12 10 (5.26%) Mobile Development
13 9 (4.74%) Load Balancing
14 8 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.16%) Java
2 53 (27.89%) C#
3 51 (26.84%) JavaScript
4 39 (20.53%) C++
5 33 (17.37%) PHP
6 32 (16.84%) SQL
7 14 (7.37%) Python
8 11 (5.79%) Objective-C
8 11 (5.79%) VB
8 11 (5.79%) VB.NET
9 7 (3.68%) Perl
9 7 (3.68%) C
9 7 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.63%) Ruby
12 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (13.68%) Degree
2 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.21%) CCNA
4 6 (3.16%) CCNP
5 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) Puppet
2 12 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (7.89%) Google
2 14 (7.37%) Zend
2 14 (7.37%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) Cisco
4 12 (6.32%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.21%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.16%) Apple
7 5 (2.63%) VMware
8 4 (2.11%) Juniper
8 4 (2.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.58%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.58%) Atmel
9 3 (1.58%) F5
10 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.53%) IBM
11 1 (0.53%) EMC
11 1 (0.53%) Sony
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