Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 121 110
Rank change year-on-year -33 -11 +52
Permanent jobs citing Games 74 151 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.35% 2.31% 2.65%
As % of the General category 3.91% 7.20% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 131 164
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.68% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,750 £28,225
90th Percentile £55,625 £71,250 £87,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -

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 1,892 2,098 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.62% 32.13% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 1,701 2,344
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -49 50 £28,250 -43.50% 24
Wakefield +7 17 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bradford +17 2 £60,000 +100.00%
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
1 15 (20.27%) C#
1 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (20.27%) Process Improvement
2 14 (18.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 14 (18.92%) Unreal Engine
2 14 (18.92%) Line Management
2 14 (18.92%) User Experience
2 14 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
3 12 (16.22%) Value Proposition
3 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Sun
4 10 (13.51%) PHP
4 10 (13.51%) Photoshop
4 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 9 (12.16%) MySQL
6 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.81%) Prototyping
6 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.46%) High Availability
7 7 (9.46%) Adobe
7 7 (9.46%) OOP
7 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.46%) Java
7 7 (9.46%) .NET
8 6 (8.11%) C++
8 6 (8.11%) HTML
8 6 (8.11%) CSS

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 5 (6.76%) WordPress
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) Marvel
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.76%) Blender
2 5 (6.76%) Maya
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.35%) HipChat
5 1 (1.35%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) AdWords
1 5 (6.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) Redis
3 2 (2.70%) MS Access
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.11%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Designer
3 9 (12.16%) Account Manager
3 9 (12.16%) Contracts Manager
3 9 (12.16%) Games Designer
4 6 (8.11%) Graduate
4 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Programmer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Designer
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Games Designer
6 4 (5.41%) Lead Programmer
6 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) C++ Programmer
7 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Recruitment Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Senior C++ Programmer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Programmer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 14 (18.92%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.11%) CSS
3 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) React
4 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.76%) Node.js
4 5 (6.76%) Zend Framework
5 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.41%) GraphQL
5 4 (5.41%) Kafka
5 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.05%) CSS3
6 3 (4.05%) HTML5
6 3 (4.05%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 2 (2.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Handset
3 3 (4.05%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) CentOS
2 1 (1.35%) Debian
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (20.27%) Process Improvement
2 14 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
2 14 (18.92%) Line Management
3 12 (16.22%) Value Proposition
4 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.16%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) Prototyping
6 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.46%) High Availability
7 7 (9.46%) OOP
8 6 (8.11%) Analytics
8 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Mobile Development
9 5 (6.76%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.41%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) C#
1 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.51%) PHP
3 7 (9.46%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) C++
5 5 (6.76%) PHP 5
6 4 (5.41%) Go
6 4 (5.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) VBA
8 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) F#
8 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.70%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Kibana
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Sun
2 7 (9.46%) Adobe
3 6 (8.11%) Google
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Zend
5 2 (2.70%) Twitter
6 1 (1.35%) hybris
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Remedy
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.35%) Sony
6 1 (1.35%) VMware