Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 119 159
Rank change year-on-year -9 +40 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 139 169 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.03% 2.33% 1.86%
As % of the General category 5.63% 6.75% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 121 136 173
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +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 2,469 2,504 3,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 36.02% 34.48% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,998 2,113 2,512
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -16 102 £41,250 -17.50% 34
Bradford +18 20 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Huddersfield +5 8 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Wakefield -13 4 £35,000 -
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 -
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
2 45 (32.37%) C#
3 38 (27.34%) PHP
4 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (25.18%) Node.js
6 31 (22.30%) HTML
7 29 (20.86%) CSS
8 27 (19.42%) Web Development
9 26 (18.71%) SQL
9 26 (18.71%) Linux
9 26 (18.71%) HTML5
10 24 (17.27%) .NET
10 24 (17.27%) Google
11 22 (15.83%) CSS3
11 22 (15.83%) React
12 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
13 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework
14 18 (12.95%) TDD
14 18 (12.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
15 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
16 16 (11.51%) MVC
16 16 (11.51%) Python
16 16 (11.51%) Ruby
16 16 (11.51%) Grunt
16 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.79%) Front End Development
17 15 (10.79%) BDD
17 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET

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 9 (6.47%) Drupal
1 9 (6.47%) WordPress
2 4 (2.88%) Confluence
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.04%) PaaS
3 5 (3.60%) Google Play
4 2 (1.44%) CheetahMail
4 2 (1.44%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) DSL
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.04%) Big Data
5 7 (5.04%) Redis
6 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.16%) MySQL
9 3 (2.16%) Power BI
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.72%) HBase
10 1 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.51%) Grunt
3 11 (7.91%) JIRA
3 11 (7.91%) Subversion
4 7 (5.04%) gulp
4 7 (5.04%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.72%) Babel
8 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.72%) GitLab
8 1 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 6 (4.32%) Advertising
2 5 (3.60%) Marketing
3 4 (2.88%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Legal
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (51.80%) Developer
2 17 (12.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) PHP Developer
5 12 (8.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (7.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Designer
9 6 (4.32%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Junior DevOps
9 6 (4.32%) Junior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Ruby Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.18%) Node.js
2 31 (22.30%) HTML
3 29 (20.86%) CSS
4 26 (18.71%) HTML5
5 24 (17.27%) .NET
6 22 (15.83%) CSS3
6 22 (15.83%) React
7 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework
8 18 (12.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET
10 14 (10.07%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (8.63%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (7.19%) jQuery
14 9 (6.47%) PhoneGap
14 9 (6.47%) RESTful
14 9 (6.47%) Symfony
15 8 (5.76%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) User Experience
3 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.32%) iPhone
6 4 (2.88%) Social Media
7 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.44%) CCTV
8 2 (1.44%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.04%) CentOS
3 7 (5.04%) Debian
4 6 (4.32%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.42%) Web Development
3 18 (12.95%) TDD
4 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
5 16 (11.51%) MVC
6 15 (10.79%) BDD
6 15 (10.79%) Front End Development
7 14 (10.07%) DevOps
8 11 (7.91%) OOP
9 10 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.19%) Kanban
10 9 (6.47%) High Availability
10 9 (6.47%) Open Source
11 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.76%) Game Development
11 8 (5.76%) Web Application Development
12 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.04%) ETL
13 6 (4.32%) Data Integration
13 6 (4.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
2 45 (32.37%) C#
3 38 (27.34%) PHP
4 26 (18.71%) SQL
5 16 (11.51%) Python
5 16 (11.51%) Ruby
6 12 (8.63%) Java
7 8 (5.76%) C++
8 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.72%) Clojure
9 1 (0.72%) ES6
9 1 (0.72%) HiveQL
9 1 (0.72%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.16%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.04%) Puppet
3 6 (4.32%) Graphite
3 6 (4.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Grafana
4 1 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Google
2 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.88%) Talend
4 3 (2.16%) Tableau
4 3 (2.16%) Teradata
5 2 (1.44%) Sony
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Informatica
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) Splunk