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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 142 150 164
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Games 116 123 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.85% 1.76% 1.38%
As % of the General category 5.63% 5.60% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 102 85 52
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £26,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,100 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2060 2195 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.85% 31.41% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1718 1777 1368
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 85 £45,000 +12.50% 34
South Yorkshire +16 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North Yorkshire -3 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.05%) Java
3 59 (24.79%) Linux
4 53 (22.27%) C++
5 52 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 35 (14.71%) Node.js
7 34 (14.29%) Scrum
8 32 (13.45%) MySQL
8 32 (13.45%) Online Games
9 31 (13.03%) CSS
9 31 (13.03%) PHP
10 30 (12.61%) HTML
11 27 (11.34%) Cisco
12 26 (10.92%) Android
12 26 (10.92%) Mentoring
13 25 (10.50%) Firewall
14 23 (9.66%) LAMP
14 23 (9.66%) TDD
14 23 (9.66%) Open Source
15 22 (9.24%) MongoDB
15 22 (9.24%) Degree
15 22 (9.24%) Apache
16 21 (8.82%) .NET
16 21 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (8.82%) High Availability
17 20 (8.40%) DevOps
17 20 (8.40%) C#
18 19 (7.98%) SQL
18 19 (7.98%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (14.71%) Node.js
2 22 (9.24%) Apache
3 8 (3.36%) CMS
3 8 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.68%) Confluence
5 3 (1.26%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.84%) OpenCms
6 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Jetty
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) Firewall
2 17 (7.14%) Internet
3 13 (5.46%) Network Security
4 11 (4.62%) DNS
5 10 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.10%) SAN
7 3 (1.26%) LAN
8 2 (0.84%) Broadband
8 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.84%) WAN
9 1 (0.42%) HTTP
9 1 (0.42%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.42%) Intranet
9 1 (0.42%) SMTP
9 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.45%) MySQL
2 22 (9.24%) MongoDB
3 19 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.46%) Redis
5 11 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.84%) Informix
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.42%) Big Data
13 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (5.88%) Selenium
2 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.04%) JUnit
4 10 (4.20%) Maven
5 7 (2.94%) JMeter
6 6 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.52%) Ranorex
6 6 (2.52%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.10%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.68%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.68%) JIRA
8 4 (1.68%) Mockito
8 4 (1.68%) Subversion
8 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.26%) Gatling
9 3 (1.26%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.26%) NeoLoad
9 3 (1.26%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.84%) gulp
General
1 16 (6.72%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Electronics
3 14 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.46%) Aerospace
4 13 (5.46%) Automotive
4 13 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.94%) iGaming
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 58 (24.37%) Developer
2 36 (15.13%) Programmer
3 27 (11.34%) C++ Programmer
4 25 (10.50%) Software Engineer
5 23 (9.66%) Games Programmer
6 21 (8.82%) C++ Games Programmer
7 18 (7.56%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.56%) Senior Programmer
8 14 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) Senior Games Programmer
9 13 (5.46%) Architect
9 13 (5.46%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Senior C++ Programmer
10 12 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.62%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.62%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.20%) Analyst
12 10 (4.20%) DBA
12 10 (4.20%) Scrum Master
12 10 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.03%) CSS
2 30 (12.61%) HTML
3 23 (9.66%) LAMP
4 21 (8.82%) .NET
5 19 (7.98%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.30%) jQuery
7 14 (5.88%) Web Services
7 14 (5.88%) XML
8 12 (5.04%) HTML5
8 12 (5.04%) JSON
8 12 (5.04%) RESTful
8 12 (5.04%) Spring
9 10 (4.20%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.20%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.78%) JSP
11 8 (3.36%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.36%) SOAP
12 7 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (2.52%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.45%) Online Games
2 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.30%) Mobile App
5 14 (5.88%) Mobile Games
6 9 (3.78%) User Experience
7 7 (2.94%) iPhone
7 7 (2.94%) Xbox
8 6 (2.52%) RIA
9 5 (2.10%) Clustering
9 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.26%) Online Gambling
10 3 (1.26%) Replication
10 3 (1.26%) Social Gaming
10 3 (1.26%) Social Media
11 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.79%) Linux
2 26 (10.92%) Android
3 17 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 14 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.88%) Windows
5 6 (2.52%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.52%) Unix
6 4 (1.68%) Debian
7 2 (0.84%) CentOS
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 34 (14.29%) Scrum
4 26 (10.92%) Mentoring
5 23 (9.66%) Open Source
5 23 (9.66%) TDD
6 21 (8.82%) High Availability
6 21 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (8.40%) DevOps
8 19 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (5.88%) Validation
10 13 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.46%) MVC
11 12 (5.04%) BDD
11 12 (5.04%) Project Management
12 11 (4.62%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.62%) Load Balancing
13 10 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.20%) Test Automation
14 9 (3.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 62 (26.05%) Java
2 53 (22.27%) C++
3 52 (21.85%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.03%) PHP
5 20 (8.40%) C#
6 19 (7.98%) Python
6 19 (7.98%) SQL
7 15 (6.30%) C
8 12 (5.04%) Scala
9 10 (4.20%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.78%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.36%) Ruby
12 6 (2.52%) Perl
13 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.26%) VB
15 2 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.42%) Go
16 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (9.24%) Degree
2 15 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.88%) CCNA
4 11 (4.62%) CCNP
5 3 (1.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.84%) CEH
6 2 (0.84%) CISA
6 2 (0.84%) CISM
6 2 (0.84%) CISSP
6 2 (0.84%) GCIA
6 2 (0.84%) GCIH
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.10%) vSphere
3 2 (0.84%) Docker
3 2 (0.84%) Firmware
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.20%) Puppet
3 6 (2.52%) Graphite
4 5 (2.10%) Nagios
4 5 (2.10%) Opsview
5 4 (1.68%) Cacti
6 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.84%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.84%) Grafana
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.84%) Salt
7 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.42%) Ansible
8 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (11.34%) Cisco
2 15 (6.30%) VMware
3 14 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 11 (4.62%) Google
4 11 (4.62%) Oracle
5 10 (4.20%) Juniper
5 10 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.36%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.10%) F5
8 4 (1.68%) Zend
9 3 (1.26%) Twitter
10 2 (0.84%) Adobe
10 2 (0.84%) HP
10 2 (0.84%) IBM
10 2 (0.84%) NetApp
10 2 (0.84%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.42%) Apple
11 1 (0.42%) Coremetrics
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