Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 112 146
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 159 201 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.33% 2.61% 2.10%
As % of the General category 7.08% 7.30% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 138 167 154
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% -1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,800 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £66,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 2246 2755 3144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.93% 35.81% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 2302 2439
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,475 £75,000 £59,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 138 £47,500 - 25
Bradford +18 14 £30,000 - 1
Wakefield +3 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Halifax +27 1 £21,750 -27.50%
Huddersfield 0 1 £21,750 -27.50%
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 50 (31.45%) JavaScript
2 48 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (28.93%) C#
4 41 (25.79%) React
5 40 (25.16%) PHP
6 37 (23.27%) SQL
6 37 (23.27%) Node.js
7 34 (21.38%) CSS
8 32 (20.13%) Java
8 32 (20.13%) Linux
9 30 (18.87%) HTML
10 28 (17.61%) Advertising
11 26 (16.35%) Software Engineering
12 24 (15.09%) HTML5
12 24 (15.09%) Web Development
13 23 (14.47%) .NET
14 20 (12.58%) Google
14 20 (12.58%) Front End Development
15 19 (11.95%) CSS3
15 19 (11.95%) Big Data
16 17 (10.69%) Open Source
16 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
17 16 (10.06%) .NET Framework
18 15 (9.43%) High Availability
18 15 (9.43%) TDD
19 14 (8.81%) MVC
19 14 (8.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 13 (8.18%) jQuery
20 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.77%) Confluence
1 6 (3.77%) Drupal
1 6 (3.77%) WordPress
2 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Google Play
2 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.26%) DAB
1 2 (1.26%) DNS
1 2 (1.26%) Firewall
1 2 (1.26%) Network Security
1 2 (1.26%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) ATM
2 1 (0.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.63%) DHCP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) SMTP
2 1 (0.63%) SNMP
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) Big Data
2 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.77%) MySQL
7 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.52%) Riak
9 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.89%) Redis
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.63%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Grunt
1 11 (6.92%) Subversion
2 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.29%) JIRA
3 9 (5.66%) Maven
4 5 (3.14%) Babel
4 5 (3.14%) gulp
4 5 (3.14%) webpack
5 4 (2.52%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.52%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.26%) GitLab
7 2 (1.26%) JUnit
7 2 (1.26%) Mockito
7 2 (1.26%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 28 (17.61%) Advertising
2 6 (3.77%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Law
2 6 (3.77%) Retail
3 5 (3.14%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (51.57%) Developer
2 23 (14.47%) Software Engineer
3 17 (10.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (8.18%) .NET Developer
4 13 (8.18%) C# Developer
5 11 (6.92%) PHP Developer
6 9 (5.66%) ETL Developer
6 9 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Digital Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.40%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.14%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.14%) Head of IT
10 5 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.79%) React
2 37 (23.27%) Node.js
3 34 (21.38%) CSS
4 30 (18.87%) HTML
5 24 (15.09%) HTML5
6 23 (14.47%) .NET
7 19 (11.95%) CSS3
8 16 (10.06%) .NET Framework
9 14 (8.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 13 (8.18%) jQuery
11 12 (7.55%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.66%) Web Services
13 8 (5.03%) JSON
13 8 (5.03%) Symfony
14 7 (4.40%) RESTful
14 7 (4.40%) Spring
14 7 (4.40%) Spring Boot
15 6 (3.77%) Redux
15 6 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.03%) iPhone
5 7 (4.40%) User Experience
6 6 (3.77%) Social Media
7 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.89%) Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) Online Games
9 2 (1.26%) BYOD
9 2 (1.26%) CCTV
9 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.26%) Media Streaming
9 2 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.63%) EPoS
10 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.13%) Linux
2 10 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.03%) Android
4 6 (3.77%) Windows
5 3 (1.89%) CentOS
5 3 (1.89%) Debian
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.35%) Software Engineering
3 24 (15.09%) Web Development
4 20 (12.58%) Front End Development
5 17 (10.69%) Open Source
6 15 (9.43%) High Availability
6 15 (9.43%) TDD
7 14 (8.81%) MVC
8 13 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.55%) OOP
10 11 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.92%) Data Integration
10 11 (6.92%) Microservices
10 11 (6.92%) SDLC
10 11 (6.92%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.29%) DevOps
12 9 (5.66%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.66%) ETL
13 8 (5.03%) Game Development
13 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.45%) JavaScript
2 46 (28.93%) C#
3 40 (25.16%) PHP
4 37 (23.27%) SQL
5 32 (20.13%) Java
6 12 (7.55%) Python
7 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.14%) ES6
8 5 (3.14%) Ruby
8 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.89%) Perl
11 2 (1.26%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) Clojure
12 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.77%) DBS Check
2 5 (3.14%) Degree
3 2 (1.26%) CCNA
3 2 (1.26%) CCNP
3 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Docker
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.03%) Puppet
3 4 (2.52%) Graphite
3 4 (2.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Grafana
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Google
2 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.29%) VMware
4 4 (2.52%) Citrix
4 4 (2.52%) F5
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.89%) Riverbed
5 3 (1.89%) Tableau
5 3 (1.89%) Talend
6 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.26%) Juniper
6 2 (1.26%) Zend
7 1 (0.63%) Apple
7 1 (0.63%) Brocade
7 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Splunk