Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 117 239
Rank change year-on-year +36 +122 -69
Permanent jobs citing Games 207 68 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.46% 1.87% 0.94%
As % of the General category 7.15% 4.22% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120 62 57
10th Percentile £33,675 £23,750 £22,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £24,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £35,250
Median % change year-on-year - +48.94% -6.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £63,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -

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 2,894 1,613 3,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.41% 44.42% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 1,309 2,756
10th Percentile £25,925 £27,500 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £31,427
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,540 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.20% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +5.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Games in Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 +55 169 £52,500 - 25
South Yorkshire -31 25 £50,000 +81.82% 8
East Yorkshire -6 10 £40,000 -33.33% 4
North Yorkshire -21 1 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Games
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 78 (37.68%) Docker
2 73 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 56 (27.05%) Broadband
4 56 (27.05%) Social Media
4 56 (27.05%) Social Skills
5 51 (24.64%) React
6 37 (17.87%) Git (software)
7 36 (17.39%) HTML
7 36 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 35 (16.91%) C#
9 33 (15.94%) Jenkins
10 31 (14.98%) User Experience
10 31 (14.98%) Node.js
10 31 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (14.49%) Azure
11 30 (14.49%) Linux
12 29 (14.01%) PHP
13 26 (12.56%) CSS
13 26 (12.56%) AWS
14 25 (12.08%) Kubernetes
15 24 (11.59%) Terraform
15 24 (11.59%) Test Automation
16 23 (11.11%) Apple iOS
16 23 (11.11%) Mentoring
16 23 (11.11%) Go
16 23 (11.11%) Apple Swift
17 22 (10.63%) REST
17 22 (10.63%) Java
17 22 (10.63%) Python

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 4 (1.93%) SAS
2 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Figma
2 3 (1.45%) Sketch
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.49%) Azure
2 26 (12.56%) AWS
3 11 (5.31%) GitHub
4 8 (3.86%) GCP
5 5 (2.42%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.45%) Akamai
6 3 (1.45%) npm
6 3 (1.45%) SaaS
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (0.97%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.48%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (27.05%) Broadband
2 20 (9.66%) Wireless
3 19 (9.18%) HTTP
4 6 (2.90%) 5G
5 4 (1.93%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.97%) Firewall
7 1 (0.48%) SSH
7 1 (0.48%) Telnet
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) MySQL
2 10 (4.83%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.97%) Big Data
4 2 (0.97%) BigQuery
4 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.97%) Power BI
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.76%) webpack
4 11 (5.31%) Selenium
4 11 (5.31%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.35%) Babel
5 9 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.38%) Postman
7 5 (2.42%) Subversion
7 5 (2.42%) Xcode
8 4 (1.93%) git-flow
8 4 (1.93%) Gradle
8 4 (1.93%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.45%) Maven
10 2 (0.97%) CocoaPods
10 2 (0.97%) GitLab
10 2 (0.97%) JIRA
10 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (27.05%) Social Skills
2 18 (8.70%) Finance
3 14 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.48%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (34.78%) Developer
2 32 (15.46%) Software Engineer
3 25 (12.08%) Analyst
4 21 (10.14%) Games Engineer
4 21 (10.14%) iOS Developer
5 20 (9.66%) DSP Engineer
5 20 (9.66%) FPGA Engineer
5 20 (9.66%) Senior DSP Engineer
5 20 (9.66%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) JavaScript Engineer
7 18 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (6.28%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Architect
10 8 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.38%) Android Software Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.64%) React
2 36 (17.39%) HTML
3 31 (14.98%) Node.js
4 26 (12.56%) CSS
5 22 (10.63%) REST
6 20 (9.66%) Web Services
7 18 (8.70%) GraphQL
8 15 (7.25%) .NET
8 15 (7.25%) AngularJS
8 15 (7.25%) Vue.js
9 13 (6.28%) Next.js
10 11 (5.31%) Gherkin
10 11 (5.31%) SOAP
10 11 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.83%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.83%) JSON
12 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET
12 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (4.35%) NHibernate
12 9 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.05%) Social Media
2 31 (14.98%) User Experience
3 20 (9.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 20 (9.66%) Verilog
3 20 (9.66%) VHDL
4 16 (7.73%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.25%) Over-the-Top Content
6 14 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (5.80%) Legacy Systems
7 12 (5.80%) Virtual Team
8 11 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (3.38%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.90%) Legacy Code
11 4 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.45%) Social Gaming
13 2 (0.97%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
14 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.49%) Linux
2 23 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.80%) Android
4 4 (1.93%) Unix
5 3 (1.45%) Windows
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 31 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (11.59%) Test Automation
5 23 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 21 (10.14%) BDD
6 21 (10.14%) DevOps
6 21 (10.14%) iOS Development
7 20 (9.66%) FPGA Design
7 20 (9.66%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (9.66%) Scrum
8 19 (9.18%) Mobile Development
9 16 (7.73%) MVC
10 15 (7.25%) Scenario Testing
11 14 (6.76%) Open Source
11 14 (6.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 14 (6.76%) TDD
12 13 (6.28%) Full Stack Development
13 12 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.54%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.91%) C#
3 29 (14.01%) PHP
4 23 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 23 (11.11%) Go
5 22 (10.63%) Java
5 22 (10.63%) Python
6 19 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.83%) Kotlin
8 6 (2.90%) C++
8 6 (2.90%) SQL
9 5 (2.42%) ES6
9 5 (2.42%) Lua
10 4 (1.93%) Scala
10 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.97%) Java 11
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.93%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.66%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (37.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (12.08%) Kubernetes
2 24 (11.59%) Terraform
3 9 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 7 (3.38%) Ansible
4 7 (3.38%) Puppet
5 5 (2.42%) Icinga
5 5 (2.42%) Nagios
6 4 (1.93%) Grafana
6 4 (1.93%) Rancher
7 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (9.66%) Intel
1 20 (9.66%) Xilinx
2 8 (3.86%) Adobe
3 7 (3.38%) Splunk
4 5 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.45%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.97%) Google
6 2 (0.97%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.97%) OpenText