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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 123 99 156
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +57
Permanent jobs citing Games 139 133 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.94% 2.45% 1.14%
As % of the General category 6.57% 6.99% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 58
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
2115 1903 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.47% 35.10% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1467 1561
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -49 68 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North Yorkshire +21 42 £37,000 +64.44% 3
East Yorkshire - 9 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -16 7 £37,000 +27.58%
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 106 (38.83%) Java
2 94 (34.43%) Android
3 78 (28.57%) C#
4 72 (26.37%) C++
5 61 (22.34%) .NET
6 60 (21.98%) HTML
6 60 (21.98%) MVC
7 59 (21.61%) SQL
8 55 (20.15%) Apple iOS
9 54 (19.78%) JavaScript
10 53 (19.41%) Linux
11 44 (16.12%) Spring
12 43 (15.75%) CSS
13 41 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (14.65%) Retail
15 39 (14.29%) Degree
15 39 (14.29%) OO
15 39 (14.29%) Game Development
16 38 (13.92%) Scrum
17 37 (13.55%) jQuery
18 36 (13.19%) Computer Science
18 36 (13.19%) Internet
19 35 (12.82%) ASP.NET
20 34 (12.45%) TDD
21 32 (11.72%) HTML5
22 31 (11.36%) Spring MVC
23 29 (10.62%) Subversion
24 27 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
25 26 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 26 (9.52%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.96%) Node.js
2 15 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.76%) Apache
4 6 (2.20%) SAS
5 5 (1.83%) CMS
6 4 (1.47%) WordPress
7 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.73%) SilverStripe
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.20%) SPSS
3 5 (1.83%) 3ds Max
3 5 (1.83%) ZBrush
3 5 (1.83%) Mudbox
4 4 (1.47%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.86%) SaaS
2 10 (3.66%) Force.com
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.19%) Internet
2 8 (2.93%) Firewall
3 4 (1.47%) SAN
3 4 (1.47%) NAS
4 3 (1.10%) HTTP
5 2 (0.73%) LDAP
5 2 (0.73%) MPLS
5 2 (0.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.03%) MySQL
4 7 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.47%) Informix
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (10.62%) Subversion
2 19 (6.96%) Hudson
3 18 (6.59%) Selenium
4 15 (5.49%) Maven
4 15 (5.49%) Cucumber
4 15 (5.49%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.66%) JIRA
6 8 (2.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.10%) JUnit
8 3 (1.10%) TestNG
8 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.37%) Capybara
10 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (14.65%) Retail
2 24 (8.79%) Finance
3 21 (7.69%) Banking
4 19 (6.96%) Marketing
5 15 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.47%) Online Betting
9 3 (1.10%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (42.86%) Developer
2 44 (16.12%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.19%) Programmer
4 32 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 32 (11.72%) C++ Programmer
5 30 (10.99%) Graduate
6 23 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 23 (8.42%) Junior
7 22 (8.06%) Graduate Developer
8 21 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 21 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 19 (6.96%) Senior Programmer
10 17 (6.23%) Analyst
11 16 (5.86%) Junior Developer
11 16 (5.86%) Senior C++ Programmer
11 16 (5.86%) Gameplay Programmer
12 14 (5.13%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.34%) .NET
2 60 (21.98%) HTML
3 44 (16.12%) Spring
4 43 (15.75%) CSS
5 37 (13.55%) jQuery
6 35 (12.82%) ASP.NET
7 32 (11.72%) HTML5
8 31 (11.36%) Spring MVC
9 27 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 23 (8.42%) Hibernate
12 22 (8.06%) Java EE
13 21 (7.69%) LAMP
14 20 (7.33%) WCF
15 18 (6.59%) OpenGL
16 15 (5.49%) Ajax
17 14 (5.13%) J2EE
18 12 (4.40%) Ninject
18 12 (4.40%) REST
18 12 (4.40%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.79%) Open Source
3 18 (6.59%) Online Games
3 18 (6.59%) Mathematics
3 18 (6.59%) Physics
3 18 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 17 (6.23%) iPhone
4 17 (6.23%) Arduino
5 16 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.76%) Xbox
6 13 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 13 (4.76%) Mobile Games
7 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.47%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.10%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) PDA
10 1 (0.37%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 94 (34.43%) Android
2 55 (20.15%) Apple iOS
3 53 (19.41%) Linux
4 8 (2.93%) Windows
5 7 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.98%) MVC
2 41 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.29%) OO
3 39 (14.29%) Game Development
4 38 (13.92%) Scrum
5 34 (12.45%) TDD
6 26 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 25 (9.16%) Project Management
8 20 (7.33%) Web Application Development
9 19 (6.96%) BDD
9 19 (6.96%) Android Development
9 19 (6.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (5.49%) OOP
10 15 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (3.66%) iOS Development
13 8 (2.93%) Web Development
14 7 (2.56%) Business Analysis
14 7 (2.56%) B2C
14 7 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.83%) Java
2 78 (28.57%) C#
3 72 (26.37%) C++
4 59 (21.61%) SQL
5 54 (19.78%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.16%) PHP
7 16 (5.86%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.66%) Ruby
9 10 (3.66%) Python
10 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.47%) Perl
11 3 (1.10%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (2.93%) CCNP
2 8 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.20%) CCIE
3 6 (2.20%) CCSP
3 6 (2.20%) CCDE
4 4 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.47%) CISSP
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.73%) CCSA
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.93%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.20%) vSphere
2 4 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.76%) Puppet
2 7 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.47%) Opsview
3 4 (1.47%) Nagios
3 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.47%) Cacti
3 4 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (6.59%) Atmel
2 14 (5.13%) VMware
3 12 (4.40%) Google
3 12 (4.40%) Oracle
4 10 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.66%) Twitter
5 8 (2.93%) Cisco
6 7 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.20%) Tableau
7 6 (2.20%) Neolane
8 5 (1.83%) Sony
9 4 (1.47%) Symantec
9 4 (1.47%) IBM
9 4 (1.47%) HP
9 4 (1.47%) NetApp
9 4 (1.47%) Veritas
9 4 (1.47%) F5
9 4 (1.47%) Riverbed
9 4 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.10%) Appcelerator
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