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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 152 133 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Permanent jobs citing Games 108 140 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 1.91% 2.51%
As % of the General category 4.88% 6.51% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 87 64
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2215 2149 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.50% 29.28% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 1696 1429
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +26 89 £47,500 +11.76% 26
South Yorkshire +12 17 £32,500 -12.16% 1
North Yorkshire -45 1 - - 3
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 106 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.28%) JavaScript
2 61 (31.28%) Linux
3 44 (22.56%) Java
4 38 (19.49%) C#
5 37 (18.97%) .NET
6 36 (18.46%) C++
7 34 (17.44%) Scrum
7 34 (17.44%) Node.js
8 33 (16.92%) HTML
9 32 (16.41%) PHP
9 32 (16.41%) TDD
9 32 (16.41%) Android
10 30 (15.38%) SQL
11 29 (14.87%) OO
11 29 (14.87%) Open Source
12 27 (13.85%) MVC
13 26 (13.33%) CSS
13 26 (13.33%) Python
14 25 (12.82%) Apple iOS
15 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
15 23 (11.79%) Windows
16 22 (11.28%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.28%) Mobile App
17 20 (10.26%) HTML5
17 20 (10.26%) Degree
18 19 (9.74%) iOS Development
19 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
19 18 (9.23%) Google

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (17.44%) Node.js
2 11 (5.64%) Apache
3 5 (2.56%) CMS
4 4 (2.05%) OpenCms
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) Internet
2 10 (5.13%) Firewall
3 9 (4.62%) Network Security
4 6 (3.08%) LAN
4 6 (3.08%) WAN
5 3 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) NAS
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.10%) MySQL
5 6 (3.08%) SQLite
5 6 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.54%) Redis
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.05%) JMeter
4 4 (2.05%) Xcode
5 3 (1.54%) JUnit
5 3 (1.54%) Selenium
6 2 (1.03%) Subversion
6 2 (1.03%) JIRA
6 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.03%) Behat
7 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (5.13%) Finance
1 10 (5.13%) Retail
2 5 (2.56%) Law
2 5 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (0.51%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (44.10%) Developer
2 19 (9.74%) Architect
3 15 (7.69%) Analyst
4 14 (7.18%) Programmer
5 12 (6.15%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.15%) Junior
5 12 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Software Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Senior Programmer
6 11 (5.64%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (4.62%) AWS Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.62%) Administrator
8 8 (4.10%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.10%) Designer
8 8 (4.10%) Senior Designer
9 7 (3.59%) Interaction Designer
9 7 (3.59%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 7 (3.59%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.97%) .NET
2 33 (16.92%) HTML
3 26 (13.33%) CSS
4 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
5 20 (10.26%) HTML5
6 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET
7 15 (7.69%) LAMP
8 13 (6.67%) WCF
9 11 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (5.64%) jQuery
9 11 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.62%) JSON
10 9 (4.62%) Spring
10 9 (4.62%) Web Services
11 8 (4.10%) XML
12 7 (3.59%) Symfony
12 7 (3.59%) RESTful
12 7 (3.59%) Ninject
12 7 (3.59%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (3.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.21%) iPhone
3 15 (7.69%) Social Media
3 15 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.67%) User Experience
4 13 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.13%) Online Games
6 8 (4.10%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.59%) RIA
8 5 (2.56%) Animation
9 4 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.05%) Clustering
10 3 (1.54%) Replication
10 3 (1.54%) NHS
11 2 (1.03%) Physics
11 2 (1.03%) Blog
11 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.28%) Linux
2 32 (16.41%) Android
3 25 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 23 (11.79%) Windows
5 16 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.67%) UNIX
7 10 (5.13%) Debian
8 7 (3.59%) Ubuntu
8 7 (3.59%) CentOS
9 5 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.51%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.44%) Scrum
3 32 (16.41%) TDD
4 29 (14.87%) OO
4 29 (14.87%) Open Source
5 27 (13.85%) MVC
6 19 (9.74%) iOS Development
7 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.21%) Android Development
9 15 (7.69%) SDLC
9 15 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 14 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.15%) BDD
12 11 (5.64%) Game Development
12 11 (5.64%) Project Management
12 11 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.13%) DevOps
13 10 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.28%) JavaScript
2 44 (22.56%) Java
3 38 (19.49%) C#
4 36 (18.46%) C++
5 32 (16.41%) PHP
6 30 (15.38%) SQL
7 26 (13.33%) Python
8 13 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.64%) VB
9 11 (5.64%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.13%) Ruby
11 9 (4.62%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.62%) Perl
11 9 (4.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.08%) C
12 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (4.62%) CCNA
2 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.54%) CCNP
4 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.18%) Puppet
3 7 (3.59%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.54%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.51%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (9.23%) Google
2 12 (6.15%) Cisco
3 8 (4.10%) Zend
3 8 (4.10%) Xamarin
3 8 (4.10%) VMware
4 7 (3.59%) CheckPoint
4 7 (3.59%) Oracle
5 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.08%) Apple
6 5 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (0.51%) EMC
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Sony
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.51%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.51%) F5
8 1 (0.51%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
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Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Sky Bet
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
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Sky Bet
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Excellent benefits plus free Sky HD package
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent benefits plus free Sky HD package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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