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

Gaming
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.09% 5.49% 3.15%
As % of the General category 2.44% 16.36% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Wakefield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 41 55 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 44.57% 33.54% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 38
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,150 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 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 28 June 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft