Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 92 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 +34
Permanent jobs citing Games 138 165 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.78% 3.02% 2.29%
As % of the General category 8.80% 9.07% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 116 129 116
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,125 £75,000 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1568 1819 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.54% 33.33% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1514 1670
Leeds median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Leeds

Games
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Leeds.

Salary trend for Games in Leeds

Games
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Games.

1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 40 (28.99%) PHP
4 36 (26.09%) React
5 34 (24.64%) SQL
5 34 (24.64%) CSS
6 32 (23.19%) Java
6 32 (23.19%) Node.js
7 31 (22.46%) C#
8 30 (21.74%) HTML
8 30 (21.74%) Linux
9 28 (20.29%) Advertising
10 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 24 (17.39%) Web Development
10 24 (17.39%) HTML5
11 23 (16.67%) .NET
12 20 (14.49%) Google
12 20 (14.49%) Front End Development
13 19 (13.77%) CSS3
13 19 (13.77%) Big Data
14 17 (12.32%) Open Source
14 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
15 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
16 15 (10.87%) TDD
16 15 (10.87%) High Availability
17 14 (10.14%) MVC
18 13 (9.42%) jQuery
18 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (8.70%) AngularJS

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.35%) Confluence
1 6 (4.35%) Drupal
1 6 (4.35%) WordPress
2 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Google Play
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.45%) DAB
1 2 (1.45%) DNS
1 2 (1.45%) Firewall
1 2 (1.45%) Network Security
1 2 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) Broadband
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) LDAP
2 1 (0.72%) SMTP
2 1 (0.72%) SNMP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Big Data
2 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.35%) MySQL
7 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.90%) Riak
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.17%) Redis
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.72%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Grunt
1 11 (7.97%) Subversion
2 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.25%) JIRA
3 9 (6.52%) Maven
4 5 (3.62%) Babel
4 5 (3.62%) gulp
4 5 (3.62%) webpack
5 4 (2.90%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.90%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.45%) GitLab
7 2 (1.45%) JUnit
7 2 (1.45%) Mockito
7 2 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 28 (20.29%) Advertising
2 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Law
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Developer
2 21 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (9.42%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.42%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.97%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.52%) ETL Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Digital Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Head of IT
10 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.90%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) React
2 34 (24.64%) CSS
3 32 (23.19%) Node.js
4 30 (21.74%) HTML
5 24 (17.39%) HTML5
6 23 (16.67%) .NET
7 19 (13.77%) CSS3
8 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.42%) jQuery
10 12 (8.70%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.52%) Web Services
12 8 (5.80%) JSON
12 8 (5.80%) Symfony
13 7 (5.07%) RESTful
13 7 (5.07%) Spring
13 7 (5.07%) Spring Boot
14 6 (4.35%) PhoneGap
14 6 (4.35%) Redux
14 6 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.80%) iPhone
5 7 (5.07%) User Experience
6 6 (4.35%) Social Media
7 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.17%) Clustering
8 3 (2.17%) Online Games
9 2 (1.45%) BYOD
10 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.74%) Linux
2 10 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Android
4 4 (2.90%) Windows
5 3 (2.17%) CentOS
5 3 (2.17%) Debian
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 24 (17.39%) Web Development
3 20 (14.49%) Front End Development
4 17 (12.32%) Open Source
5 15 (10.87%) High Availability
5 15 (10.87%) TDD
6 14 (10.14%) MVC
7 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.70%) OOP
9 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.97%) Data Integration
9 11 (7.97%) Microservices
9 11 (7.97%) SDLC
9 11 (7.97%) Test Automation
10 10 (7.25%) DevOps
11 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.52%) ETL
12 8 (5.80%) Low Latency
12 8 (5.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 40 (28.99%) PHP
3 34 (24.64%) SQL
4 32 (23.19%) Java
5 31 (22.46%) C#
6 12 (8.70%) Python
7 9 (6.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.62%) ES6
8 5 (3.62%) Ruby
8 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Clojure
11 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.17%) Degree
3 2 (1.45%) CCNA
3 2 (1.45%) CCNP
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Docker
2 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.80%) Puppet
3 4 (2.90%) Graphite
3 4 (2.90%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Grafana
4 1 (0.72%) Salt
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Google
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (2.90%) Citrix
4 4 (2.90%) F5
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.17%) Riverbed
5 3 (2.17%) Tableau
5 3 (2.17%) Talend
6 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.45%) Juniper
6 2 (1.45%) Zend
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Brocade
7 1 (0.72%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle
7 1 (0.72%) Splunk