Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 324 351
Rank change year-on-year +37 +27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.010% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +69.81%
10th Percentile £24,000 £36,250 £31,700
90th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £55,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33% +5.88%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,683 9,704 11,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.37% 89.62% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,366 8,179 9,094
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 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
West Yorkshire +32 8 £30,000 -20.00%
East Yorkshire - 5 £28,000 - 1
Game Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (92.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (69.23%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) React
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) WebGL
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Xbox
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
General
1 13 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Artist
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5 Canvas
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) React
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft