Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 202 222 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.04% 1.98% 1.90%
As % of the General category 6.14% 5.67% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 179 187
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3292 3916 4534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.24% 34.96% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2615 3211 3571
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,115 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% +4.23% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -1 159 £47,500 - 24
South Yorkshire +27 18 £52,500 +61.54% 3
North Yorkshire +15 12 £41,500 +18.57% 2
East Yorkshire - 6 £28,000 -
Games
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 67 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
3 52 (25.74%) SQL
3 52 (25.74%) C#
4 45 (22.28%) React
5 43 (21.29%) PHP
5 43 (21.29%) Linux
6 41 (20.30%) Node.js
7 37 (18.32%) CSS
7 37 (18.32%) HTML
8 33 (16.34%) Java
9 31 (15.35%) Google
9 31 (15.35%) HTML5
10 30 (14.85%) .NET
11 28 (13.86%) Advertising
12 26 (12.87%) Software Engineering
12 26 (12.87%) Web Development
13 22 (10.89%) .NET Framework
13 22 (10.89%) CSS3
14 21 (10.40%) Front End Development
14 21 (10.40%) Microsoft
15 20 (9.90%) MVC
15 20 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (9.41%) Big Data
16 19 (9.41%) TDD
17 18 (8.91%) Retail
17 18 (8.91%) JIRA
18 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (8.42%) Open Source
18 17 (8.42%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games
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 6 (2.97%) Confluence
1 6 (2.97%) Drupal
1 6 (2.97%) WordPress
2 4 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.96%) PaaS
3 7 (3.47%) Google Play
4 2 (0.99%) AdWords
4 2 (0.99%) npm
5 1 (0.50%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (0.99%) DAB
1 2 (0.99%) DNS
1 2 (0.99%) Firewall
1 2 (0.99%) Network Security
1 2 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.50%) ATM
2 1 (0.50%) Broadband
2 1 (0.50%) DHCP
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) LDAP
2 1 (0.50%) SMTP
2 1 (0.50%) SNMP
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) Big Data
2 16 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.45%) MySQL
3 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.98%) Riak
9 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) Redis
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.50%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) JIRA
2 11 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.45%) Grunt
2 11 (5.45%) Subversion
3 9 (4.46%) Maven
4 8 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.97%) gulp
6 5 (2.48%) Babel
6 5 (2.48%) webpack
7 4 (1.98%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.99%) GitLab
9 2 (0.99%) Mockito
9 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 28 (13.86%) Advertising
2 18 (8.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.96%) Finance
4 6 (2.97%) Law
4 6 (2.97%) Marketing
5 5 (2.48%) Legal
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (45.05%) Developer
2 23 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 18 (8.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (6.44%) .NET Developer
4 13 (6.44%) C# Developer
4 13 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (5.94%) PHP Developer
6 10 (4.95%) Analyst
7 9 (4.46%) Architect
7 9 (4.46%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.46%) ETL Developer
7 9 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Digital Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.47%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.28%) React
2 41 (20.30%) Node.js
3 37 (18.32%) CSS
3 37 (18.32%) HTML
4 31 (15.35%) HTML5
5 30 (14.85%) .NET
6 22 (10.89%) .NET Framework
6 22 (10.89%) CSS3
7 17 (8.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET
9 14 (6.93%) jQuery
10 12 (5.94%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (4.95%) Entity Framework
13 9 (4.46%) JSON
13 9 (4.46%) Web Services
14 8 (3.96%) Symfony
15 7 (3.47%) RESTful
15 7 (3.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.46%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.46%) User Experience
5 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.96%) iPhone
6 6 (2.97%) Social Media
7 5 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.49%) Clustering
8 3 (1.49%) Online Games
9 2 (0.99%) BYOD
9 2 (0.99%) CCTV
9 2 (0.99%) Media Streaming
9 2 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.50%) EPoS
10 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.29%) Linux
2 14 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.96%) Android
4 6 (2.97%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) CentOS
5 3 (1.49%) Debian
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.87%) Software Engineering
2 26 (12.87%) Web Development
3 21 (10.40%) Front End Development
4 20 (9.90%) MVC
5 19 (9.41%) TDD
6 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.42%) Open Source
7 15 (7.43%) DevOps
7 15 (7.43%) High Availability
8 12 (5.94%) Game Development
8 12 (5.94%) OOP
9 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.45%) Data Integration
9 11 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.45%) Microservices
9 11 (5.45%) SDLC
9 11 (5.45%) Test Automation
10 10 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
2 52 (25.74%) C#
2 52 (25.74%) SQL
3 43 (21.29%) PHP
4 33 (16.34%) Java
5 16 (7.92%) Python
6 9 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.48%) ES6
7 5 (2.48%) Ruby
7 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.49%) Perl
10 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.99%) C++
10 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.50%) Clojure
11 1 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.45%) Degree
2 6 (2.97%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.99%) CCNA
4 2 (0.99%) CCNP
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Docker
2 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.96%) Graphite
2 8 (3.96%) Nagios
2 8 (3.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Grafana
3 1 (0.50%) Salt
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) Google
2 21 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.95%) VMware
4 4 (1.98%) Citrix
4 4 (1.98%) F5
4 4 (1.98%) Twitter
5 3 (1.49%) Cisco
5 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.49%) Riverbed
5 3 (1.49%) Sony
5 3 (1.49%) Tableau
5 3 (1.49%) Talend
6 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.99%) Juniper
6 2 (0.99%) Zend
7 1 (0.50%) Apple
7 1 (0.50%) Brocade
7 1 (0.50%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle
7 1 (0.50%) Splunk