Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 104 127
Rank change year-on-year -68 +23 +31
Permanent jobs citing Games 73 188 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.18% 2.70% 2.35%
As % of the General category 3.14% 8.49% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 54 175 169
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,200 £27,900
90th Percentile £53,875 £73,250 £87,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £51,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -27.81% +16.48% -2.22%

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 2,326 2,214 2,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.48% 31.83% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,918 1,824 2,339
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,400 £67,500 £68,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -89 50 £30,500 -44.55% 19
Wakefield +5 16 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Bradford +14 2 £38,750 +78.16% 1
Huddersfield +3 1 £42,500 +95.40% 1
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.92%) C#
4 15 (20.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (17.81%) Unreal Engine
6 12 (16.44%) User Experience
7 11 (15.07%) Process Improvement
7 11 (15.07%) PHP
8 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.33%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (12.33%) Marketing
10 8 (10.96%) MVC
10 8 (10.96%) Line Management
10 8 (10.96%) React
11 7 (9.59%) Prototyping
11 7 (9.59%) Node.js
11 7 (9.59%) High Availability
11 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.59%) Adobe
11 7 (9.59%) Project Management
11 7 (9.59%) C++
11 7 (9.59%) Java
11 7 (9.59%) .NET
11 7 (9.59%) Linux
12 6 (8.22%) CSS
12 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.22%) HTML
12 6 (8.22%) SQL
12 6 (8.22%) Sun

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 3 (4.11%) Drupal
1 3 (4.11%) WordPress
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Marvel
3 1 (1.37%) nginx
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Blender
1 5 (6.85%) Maya
1 5 (6.85%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.37%) HipChat
4 1 (1.37%) InVision
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DSL
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Redis
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) HBase
4 1 (1.37%) MS Access
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.37%) Power BI
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Grunt
2 3 (4.11%) Selenium
2 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.33%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Designer
3 9 (12.33%) Games Designer
4 6 (8.22%) Account Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Contracts Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Graduate
4 6 (8.22%) Programmer
4 6 (8.22%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) PHP Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Designer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Games Designer
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Programmer
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Junior
7 3 (4.11%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 13 (17.81%) Unreal Engine
3 8 (10.96%) React
4 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 7 (9.59%) Node.js
5 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 6 (8.22%) HTML
6 5 (6.85%) Kafka
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.48%) GraphQL
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.11%) CSS3
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) PhoneGap
8 3 (4.11%) Symfony
9 2 (2.74%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.74%) RESTful
9 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Social Media
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Handset
4 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Online Games
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) CentOS
3 1 (1.37%) Debian
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.07%) Process Improvement
3 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.33%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (10.96%) Line Management
5 8 (10.96%) MVC
6 7 (9.59%) High Availability
6 7 (9.59%) Project Management
6 7 (9.59%) Prototyping
7 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.22%) Value Proposition
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) Game Development
8 5 (6.85%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) OOP
8 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.85%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.92%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) PHP
4 7 (9.59%) C++
4 7 (9.59%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) Go
7 3 (4.11%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.74%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) HiveQL
9 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) Graphite
3 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Adobe
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Sun
3 3 (4.11%) PayPal
4 2 (2.74%) Sony
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) hybris
5 1 (1.37%) Informatica
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.37%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Talend
5 1 (1.37%) Teradata