Period
to 22 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 112 145
Rank change year-on-year -52 +33 +27
Permanent jobs citing Games 92 178 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.39% 2.54% 1.97%
As % of the General category 3.64% 7.73% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 158 159
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +25.00% -2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £29,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,001 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,529 2,302 2,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.10% 32.90% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,104 1,977 2,337
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,400 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in West Yorkshire

Games
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 Games within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Leeds -70 61 £40,000 -27.27% 27
Wakefield -18 10 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Huddersfield +13 9 £42,500 +41.67%
Bradford +5 9 £35,000 +16.67%
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 -
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.17%) C#
4 23 (25.00%) Node.js
5 20 (21.74%) PHP
6 16 (17.39%) MVC
6 16 (17.39%) Ruby
7 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (15.22%) TDD
9 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
9 13 (14.13%) .NET
9 13 (14.13%) Linux
10 12 (13.04%) HTML
10 12 (13.04%) Java
10 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (11.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (11.96%) DevOps
11 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.96%) Marketing
12 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (10.87%) C++
12 10 (10.87%) SQL
12 10 (10.87%) Python
12 10 (10.87%) CSS
12 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (10.87%) BDD
12 10 (10.87%) RESTful
12 10 (10.87%) User Experience
12 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016

Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) Drupal
1 6 (6.52%) WordPress
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Blender
1 3 (3.26%) Maya
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.26%) PaaS
2 2 (2.17%) CheetahMail
2 2 (2.17%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) DSL
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.61%) Redis
5 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.35%) Power BI
6 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.17%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) HBase
8 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.09%) MySQL
8 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.70%) Grunt
3 7 (7.61%) Vagrant
4 6 (6.52%) JIRA
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.17%) gulp
7 2 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) GitLab
8 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.96%) Marketing
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Designer
3 10 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) PHP Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Junior
6 7 (7.61%) Java Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Junior DevOps
6 7 (7.61%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Ruby Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (7.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Programmer
7 5 (5.43%) Tester
8 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Games Designer
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.35%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) Node.js
2 13 (14.13%) .NET
3 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (13.04%) HTML
4 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
4 11 (11.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (10.87%) CSS
5 10 (10.87%) RESTful
6 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 9 (9.78%) Code First Entity Framework
6 9 (9.78%) Entity Framework
6 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (9.78%) React
6 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (9.78%) WCF
7 8 (8.70%) CSS3
7 8 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) Social Media
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Handset
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Online Games
6 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.61%) CentOS
3 7 (7.61%) Debian
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.39%) MVC
3 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (15.22%) TDD
5 11 (11.96%) DevOps
6 10 (10.87%) BDD
7 9 (9.78%) Web Application Development
8 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 8 (8.70%) Web Development
9 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) High Availability
10 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.43%) Game Development
11 5 (5.43%) Kanban
11 5 (5.43%) OO
11 5 (5.43%) OOP
11 5 (5.43%) Project Management
12 4 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 25 (27.17%) C#
3 20 (21.74%) PHP
4 16 (17.39%) Ruby
5 12 (13.04%) Java
6 10 (10.87%) C++
6 10 (10.87%) Python
6 10 (10.87%) SQL
7 3 (3.26%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) HiveQL
8 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.09%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
1 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.61%) Puppet
3 3 (3.26%) Graphite
3 3 (3.26%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Google
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Adobe
3 4 (4.35%) Teradata
4 3 (3.26%) PayPal
4 3 (3.26%) Sony
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Talend
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter