Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 271 301
Rank change year-on-year +28 +30 +9
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.015% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
West Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £56,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +69.81%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,070 6,645 8,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.22% 90.79% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,161 5,716 6,583
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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

Game Development
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - 8 £30,000 -
Game Development
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Games
1 8 (100.00%) Unity (Game 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 8 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#