The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 253 263
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.018% 0.079% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £25,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.64% -  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4965 5612 6430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.76% 88.90% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 4613 5106
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Game Development in Yorkshire

Game Development
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Game Development
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA