Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 136 101
Rank change year-on-year -41 -35 +41
Permanent jobs citing Games 56 140 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.09% 2.06% 2.80%
As % of the General category 3.32% 6.18% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 118 170
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £62,500 £72,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year -16.67% -0.55% +6.47%

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 1,686 2,264 2,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.73% 33.33% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,802 2,242
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +1.20% +3.75%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -41 45 £28,000 -41.05% 23
Wakefield 0 5 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Bradford +12 2 £60,000 +100.00%
Huddersfield -7 1 £50,000 +129.89% 1
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (26.79%) C#
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 14 (25.00%) Line Management
3 13 (23.21%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (23.21%) Process Improvement
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Sun
4 12 (21.43%) Value Proposition
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) Linux
7 9 (16.07%) MySQL
7 9 (16.07%) PHP
7 9 (16.07%) MVC
8 7 (12.50%) Analytics
9 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (10.71%) Unreal Engine
9 6 (10.71%) Web Application Development
9 6 (10.71%) Marvel
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Subversion
9 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Google
9 6 (10.71%) Degree
9 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
10 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.93%) WordPress
10 5 (8.93%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (8.93%) Sitecore

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 (10.71%) Marvel
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.93%) WordPress
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Chatbot
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.79%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) AdWords
1 5 (8.93%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 4 (7.14%) Redis
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) MS Access
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Account Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Contracts Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Digital Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Lead Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Games Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Games Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.36%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Recruitment Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Senior C++ Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (10.71%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
3 5 (8.93%) Zend Framework
4 4 (7.14%) GraphQL
4 4 (7.14%) Kafka
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 4 (7.14%) React
4 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) CSS3
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.14%) Social Media
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Line Management
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Collaborative Working
2 13 (23.21%) Process Improvement
3 12 (21.43%) Value Proposition
4 9 (16.07%) MVC
5 7 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Web Application Development
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Content Writing
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
7 5 (8.93%) OOP
7 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
7 5 (8.93%) SEO
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) C#
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) PHP
4 5 (8.93%) PHP 5
5 4 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) Go
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) F#
6 2 (3.57%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Kibana
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Sun
2 6 (10.71%) Google
3 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.93%) Zend
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) VMware