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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 133 109 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +62
Permanent jobs citing Games 130 120 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 2.25% 1.10%
As % of the General category 6.18% 6.49% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 80 64 57
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2102 1849 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.41% 34.66% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1403 1629
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -54 73 £42,500 +30.76% 10
North Yorkshire +10 34 £37,500 +66.66% 3
South Yorkshire -11 6 £30,750 - 1
East Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 - 1
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 103 (38.58%) Java
2 97 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (35.58%) Android
4 75 (28.09%) C#
5 74 (27.72%) C++
6 60 (22.47%) .NET
7 59 (22.10%) HTML
8 58 (21.72%) Apple iOS
9 56 (20.97%) MVC
10 54 (20.22%) Linux
11 51 (19.10%) SQL
12 49 (18.35%) JavaScript
13 42 (15.73%) Internet
13 42 (15.73%) Scrum
14 41 (15.36%) CSS
14 41 (15.36%) Spring
15 38 (14.23%) Retail
16 37 (13.86%) Game Development
17 36 (13.48%) TDD
17 36 (13.48%) Project Management
18 35 (13.11%) ASP.NET
19 34 (12.73%) OO
19 34 (12.73%) HTML5
20 33 (12.36%) jQuery
21 32 (11.99%) Degree
22 31 (11.61%) Computer Science
23 30 (11.24%) Subversion
24 29 (10.86%) E-Commerce
25 27 (10.11%) Finance
25 27 (10.11%) Spring MVC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (7.12%) Node.js
2 18 (6.74%) Apache
3 17 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.25%) CMS
5 4 (1.50%) WordPress
6 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.75%) SilverStripe
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.87%) 3ds Max
2 5 (1.87%) ZBrush
2 5 (1.87%) Mudbox
3 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) SaaS
2 10 (3.75%) Force.com
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.73%) Internet
2 9 (3.37%) Firewall
3 7 (2.62%) NAS
3 7 (2.62%) SAN
4 2 (0.75%) HTTP
4 2 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
5 1 (0.37%) OSPF
5 1 (0.37%) BGP
5 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) HSRP
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.12%) MySQL
4 9 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.62%) Informix
5 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 30 (11.24%) Subversion
2 21 (7.87%) Hudson
3 17 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.24%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.24%) Maven
4 14 (5.24%) Selenium
5 13 (4.87%) JIRA
6 10 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.37%) Capybara
9 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (14.23%) Retail
2 27 (10.11%) Finance
3 23 (8.61%) Banking
4 13 (4.87%) Marketing
5 11 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.50%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.12%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (39.70%) Developer
2 42 (15.73%) Programmer
3 41 (15.36%) Java Developer
4 38 (14.23%) C++ Programmer
5 31 (11.61%) .NET Developer
6 29 (10.86%) Graduate
7 27 (10.11%) Project Manager
8 22 (8.24%) Junior
8 22 (8.24%) Senior Programmer
9 20 (7.49%) Graduate Developer
10 19 (7.12%) Senior C++ Programmer
10 19 (7.12%) Senior Developer
11 17 (6.37%) Web Developer
11 17 (6.37%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.99%) Gameplay Programmer
13 15 (5.62%) Junior Developer
14 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Manager
14 13 (4.87%) C# Developer
15 12 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
16 11 (4.12%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.47%) .NET
2 59 (22.10%) HTML
3 41 (15.36%) CSS
3 41 (15.36%) Spring
4 35 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 34 (12.73%) HTML5
6 33 (12.36%) jQuery
7 27 (10.11%) Spring MVC
7 27 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 22 (8.24%) Hibernate
10 20 (7.49%) LAMP
10 20 (7.49%) WCF
11 19 (7.12%) Java EE
12 16 (5.99%) OpenGL
13 14 (5.24%) J2EE
14 13 (4.87%) CSS3
15 12 (4.49%) Ninject
15 12 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (4.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.61%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.61%) Open Source
3 18 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.37%) Arduino
5 16 (5.99%) iPhone
6 15 (5.62%) Online Games
6 15 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.87%) Xbox
7 13 (4.87%) Mobile Games
7 13 (4.87%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.87%) Physics
8 7 (2.62%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.62%) IBM XIV
8 7 (2.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.12%) User Experience
9 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 95 (35.58%) Android
2 58 (21.72%) Apple iOS
3 54 (20.22%) Linux
4 11 (4.12%) Windows
5 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.97%) MVC
3 42 (15.73%) Scrum
4 37 (13.86%) Game Development
5 36 (13.48%) TDD
5 36 (13.48%) Project Management
6 34 (12.73%) OO
7 29 (10.86%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 20 (7.49%) Web Application Development
10 19 (7.12%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (6.74%) BDD
11 18 (6.74%) Android Development
12 16 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.49%) OOP
13 12 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (3.75%) Load Balancing
15 9 (3.37%) iOS Development
16 8 (3.00%) Network Architecture
16 8 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.58%) Java
2 75 (28.09%) C#
3 74 (27.72%) C++
4 51 (19.10%) SQL
5 49 (18.35%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.74%) PHP
7 21 (7.87%) Objective-C
8 14 (5.24%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.37%) Ruby
9 9 (3.37%) Python
10 7 (2.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.62%) Perl
11 3 (1.12%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.99%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) CCNP
2 10 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.37%) CCIE
3 9 (3.37%) CCSP
3 9 (3.37%) CCDE
4 7 (2.62%) CISSP
4 7 (2.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CCSE
6 1 (0.37%) CCDP
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.37%) vSphere
2 7 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.99%) Puppet
2 7 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.62%) Opsview
2 7 (2.62%) Nagios
2 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.62%) Cacti
2 7 (2.62%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (6.74%) Atmel
2 16 (5.99%) Oracle
2 16 (5.99%) VMware
3 12 (4.49%) Google
4 10 (3.75%) Cisco
4 10 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.75%) Twitter
5 9 (3.37%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.00%) HP
7 7 (2.62%) NetApp
7 7 (2.62%) Veritas
7 7 (2.62%) IBM
7 7 (2.62%) Symantec
7 7 (2.62%) F5
7 7 (2.62%) Riverbed
7 7 (2.62%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.87%) Sony
9 3 (1.12%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.75%) McAfee
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Significant Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASG International
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive, depending on job level and experience
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
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