Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.24% 2.90% 0.97%
As % of the General category 4.55% 7.77% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Wakefield median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £26,400 £25,400
90th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £45,800
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 Wakefield with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 66 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 27.27% 37.32% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 59 102 63
Wakefield median annual salary £32,500 £35,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £54,500 £45,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Wakefield

Games
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Games in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Games.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Media Streaming
2 2 (66.67%) CCTV
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CCTV
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Media Streaming
1 2 (66.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA