The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 199 213
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.070% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.077% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3294 3890 4295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 91.63% 90.80% 89.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2910 3164 3325
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in West Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Game Development in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++