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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 113 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Games 68 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.63% 2.00% 1.47%
As % of the General category 8.76% 6.27% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 39
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
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Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 776 1052 1045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 29.97% 31.81% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 680 809 794
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 81 (51.59%) Java
2 80 (50.96%) Advertising
3 41 (26.11%) Linux
4 40 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (23.57%) React
6 36 (22.93%) Puppet
7 34 (21.66%) VMware
8 32 (20.38%) Python
8 32 (20.38%) NoSQL
9 31 (19.75%) TDD
10 28 (17.83%) E-Commerce
11 27 (17.20%) JavaScript
11 27 (17.20%) Bash Shell
12 26 (16.56%) Spring
12 26 (16.56%) Maven
13 25 (15.92%) High Availability
13 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (15.29%) Node.js
14 24 (15.29%) Spring Boot
15 23 (14.65%) Cisco
16 21 (13.38%) F5
17 20 (12.74%) Riak
18 19 (12.10%) Git (software)
18 19 (12.10%) Load Balancing
18 19 (12.10%) Red Hat
18 19 (12.10%) PHP
19 18 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
20 17 (10.83%) DevOps
20 17 (10.83%) Web Services
20 17 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.91%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) Jetty
4 1 (0.64%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) CheetahMail
1 5 (3.18%) Silverpop
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) Firewall
2 9 (5.73%) DNS
2 9 (5.73%) Network Security
3 8 (5.10%) LDAP
4 5 (3.18%) NAS
4 5 (3.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) NoSQL
2 20 (12.74%) Riak
3 13 (8.28%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.46%) Big Data
5 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.18%) MySQL
6 5 (3.18%) Redis
7 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.91%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (16.56%) Maven
2 19 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.46%) Jasmine
4 7 (4.46%) Selenium
5 5 (3.18%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.55%) Appium
6 4 (2.55%) Calabash
7 3 (1.91%) Babel
7 3 (1.91%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.91%) webpack
8 2 (1.27%) GitLab
8 2 (1.27%) JIRA
8 2 (1.27%) JUnit
8 2 (1.27%) Mockito
8 2 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 80 (50.96%) Advertising
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Retail
3 9 (5.73%) Online Betting
4 7 (4.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Developer
2 36 (22.93%) Architect
3 26 (16.56%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.65%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Architect
5 12 (7.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) ETL Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.57%) React
2 26 (16.56%) Spring
3 24 (15.29%) Node.js
3 24 (15.29%) Spring Boot
4 17 (10.83%) Web Services
5 13 (8.28%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.28%) CSS
6 12 (7.64%) HTML
7 8 (5.10%) LAMP
8 7 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (4.46%) RESTful
9 6 (3.82%) .NET
10 5 (3.18%) Ajax
10 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.18%) SOAP
11 4 (2.55%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.55%) CSS3
11 4 (2.55%) HTML5
11 4 (2.55%) jQuery
11 4 (2.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Online Games
2 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) Clustering
5 5 (3.18%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.18%) IBM XIV
5 5 (3.18%) Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.11%) Linux
2 17 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.01%) Windows
4 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.18%) CentOS
5 5 (3.18%) Debian
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.75%) TDD
3 28 (17.83%) E-Commerce
4 25 (15.92%) High Availability
5 19 (12.10%) Load Balancing
6 17 (10.83%) DevOps
7 14 (8.92%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.28%) API Design
8 13 (8.28%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.64%) Open Source
10 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.01%) SDLC
11 9 (5.73%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.73%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.46%) BCP
12 7 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.46%) Data Integration
12 7 (4.46%) Kanban
12 7 (4.46%) Scrum
12 7 (4.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (51.59%) Java
2 32 (20.38%) Python
3 27 (17.20%) Bash Shell
3 27 (17.20%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.10%) PHP
5 14 (8.92%) SQL
6 12 (7.64%) C#
7 9 (5.73%) Perl
8 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.82%) Ruby
9 4 (2.55%) C++
10 3 (1.91%) ES6
11 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.73%) CCNA
1 9 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (5.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) CCNP
2 1 (0.64%) CEH
2 1 (0.64%) CISM
2 1 (0.64%) CISSP
2 1 (0.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.92%) Docker
3 10 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.10%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 36 (22.93%) Puppet
2 18 (11.46%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.01%) Ansible
4 10 (6.37%) Salt
5 7 (4.46%) CFEngine
6 5 (3.18%) EMC VPLEX
6 5 (3.18%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.91%) Terraform
8 1 (0.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (21.66%) VMware
2 23 (14.65%) Cisco
3 21 (13.38%) F5
4 19 (12.10%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.28%) Brocade
6 12 (7.64%) Riverbed
7 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.10%) Infoblox
9 5 (3.18%) CommVault
9 5 (3.18%) EMC
9 5 (3.18%) IBM
9 5 (3.18%) Splunk
10 2 (1.27%) Apple
10 2 (1.27%) Citrix
10 2 (1.27%) Juniper
11 1 (0.64%) Zend
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