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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 156 142 163
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 89 128 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.33% 1.78% 0.94%
As % of the General category 4.03% 5.78% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 75 81 36
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
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
2208 2215 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.09% 30.79% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 1642 1366
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,950 £55,000 £62,500
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 June 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 June 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 +9 66 £45,000 +12.50% 15
South Yorkshire -1 12 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North Yorkshire -35 8 £23,000 -4.16% 2
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 77 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.05%) Java
3 53 (27.32%) C#
4 50 (25.77%) HTML
5 49 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 49 (25.26%) Linux
6 44 (22.68%) C++
7 42 (21.65%) .NET
8 38 (19.59%) MVC
9 37 (19.07%) HTML5
10 35 (18.04%) Android
11 34 (17.53%) Retail
12 33 (17.01%) PHP
13 32 (16.49%) SQL
13 32 (16.49%) Scrum
13 32 (16.49%) Mobile App
14 29 (14.95%) Degree
15 27 (13.92%) CSS
15 27 (13.92%) Apple iOS
16 26 (13.40%) Spring
16 26 (13.40%) Computer Science
17 25 (12.89%) Apache
18 24 (12.37%) Finance
19 22 (11.34%) TDD
20 21 (10.82%) Software Engineering
20 21 (10.82%) jQuery
20 21 (10.82%) iPhone
20 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
21 19 (9.79%) Oracle
21 19 (9.79%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 25 (12.89%) Apache
2 15 (7.73%) Node.js
3 14 (7.22%) CMS
4 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.03%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) SAS
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.03%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.03%) FastStats
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) SaaS
2 8 (4.12%) Force.com
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) Internet
2 15 (7.73%) Firewall
3 14 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (6.70%) Network Security
5 3 (1.55%) VoIP
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.79%) SQL Server
1 19 (9.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.12%) MySQL
3 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.09%) SQLite
4 2 (1.03%) Redis
4 2 (1.03%) Riak
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio
1 7 (3.61%) Xcode
2 5 (2.58%) Subversion
2 5 (2.58%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.58%) NetBeans
2 5 (2.58%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.03%) NUnit
4 2 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 34 (17.53%) Retail
2 24 (12.37%) Finance
3 19 (9.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.58%) Law
5 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.06%) Marketing
6 3 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Automotive
7 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 104 (53.61%) Developer
2 29 (14.95%) Architect
3 25 (12.89%) Junior
3 25 (12.89%) Programmer
4 21 (10.82%) Junior Developer
5 20 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 19 (9.79%) PHP Developer
7 18 (9.28%) Senior Programmer
8 17 (8.76%) C# Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.19%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.67%) Mobile Developer
12 10 (5.15%) Junior Java Developer
13 9 (4.64%) Security Engineer
13 9 (4.64%) Junior C# Developer
13 9 (4.64%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 9 (4.64%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.77%) HTML
2 42 (21.65%) .NET
3 37 (19.07%) HTML5
4 27 (13.92%) CSS
5 26 (13.40%) Spring
6 21 (10.82%) jQuery
6 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET
7 19 (9.79%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (9.28%) Hibernate
9 17 (8.76%) Web Services
10 14 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.70%) WCF
11 13 (6.70%) CodeIgniter
12 12 (6.19%) CakePHP
12 12 (6.19%) Symfony
13 10 (5.15%) CSS3
13 10 (5.15%) RESTful
14 9 (4.64%) LAMP
15 8 (4.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Mobile App
2 26 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.82%) iPhone
4 19 (9.79%) Social Media
5 12 (6.19%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.12%) Online Games
7 7 (3.61%) Animation
8 6 (3.09%) Smartphone
8 6 (3.09%) Physics
9 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.06%) iPad
10 4 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.55%) Mechatronics
11 3 (1.55%) NHS
11 3 (1.55%) CAN bus
12 2 (1.03%) User Experience
12 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) Photography
12 2 (1.03%) Video Editing
12 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.26%) Linux
2 35 (18.04%) Android
3 27 (13.92%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.67%) Windows
5 7 (3.61%) UNIX
6 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.03%) Debian
8 2 (1.03%) CentOS
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.59%) MVC
3 32 (16.49%) Scrum
4 22 (11.34%) TDD
5 21 (10.82%) Software Engineering
6 19 (9.79%) iOS Development
7 18 (9.28%) OO
7 18 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.76%) Android Development
9 15 (7.73%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.73%) Load Balancing
10 13 (6.70%) Web Design
10 13 (6.70%) OOP
10 13 (6.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.70%) DevOps
10 13 (6.70%) SDLC
11 12 (6.19%) Mobile Development
11 12 (6.19%) Game Development
12 8 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.05%) Java
2 53 (27.32%) C#
3 49 (25.26%) JavaScript
4 44 (22.68%) C++
5 33 (17.01%) PHP
6 32 (16.49%) SQL
7 15 (7.73%) Objective-C
8 11 (5.67%) VB
8 11 (5.67%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.58%) Python
10 5 (2.58%) C
11 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.55%) Ruby
12 3 (1.55%) Perl
13 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (14.95%) Degree
2 12 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.67%) CCNP
4 8 (4.12%) CCNA
5 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) CISA
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.52%) QA
1 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) Puppet
2 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Oracle
2 16 (8.25%) CheckPoint
2 16 (8.25%) Cisco
3 15 (7.73%) Google
3 15 (7.73%) Zend
4 8 (4.12%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.09%) Juniper
5 6 (3.09%) Apple
6 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.06%) VMware
7 4 (2.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.55%) Atmel
8 3 (1.55%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.55%) F5
9 2 (1.03%) Twitter
9 2 (1.03%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.03%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) Sony
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
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Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Ossett
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + OTE
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + OTE
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits & Training
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