Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 232 149
Rank change year-on-year +106 -83 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 86 70 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.88% 0.93% 1.78%
As % of the General category 5.80% 3.13% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 91 59 154
Median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,483 2,240 3,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.49% 29.91% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,723 3,122
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +52 45 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire +100 26 £52,500 +5.00%
South Yorkshire +19 10 £35,000 -36.36% 1
East Yorkshire +20 5 £60,000 +73.91% 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) C#
3 21 (24.42%) Azure
4 20 (23.26%) DevOps
5 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
6 16 (18.60%) Python
6 16 (18.60%) Java
7 15 (17.44%) .NET
7 15 (17.44%) Selenium
8 14 (16.28%) Scrum
9 13 (15.12%) SQL
10 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
10 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
11 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.79%) Windows
11 11 (12.79%) Appium
11 11 (12.79%) AWS
11 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
11 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
12 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (10.47%) SCCM
13 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
13 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.30%) MVC

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 3 (3.49%) CMS
1 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Azure
2 11 (12.79%) AWS
3 5 (5.81%) GitHub
4 3 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (3.49%) Office 365
5 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.16%) PaaS
6 1 (1.16%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Skype
2 1 (1.16%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Selenium
2 11 (12.79%) Appium
2 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.81%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.33%) webpack
6 1 (1.16%) Babel
6 1 (1.16%) gulp
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 5 (5.81%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Developer
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 7 (8.14%) Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) IT Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) IT Recruitment Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) Junior
3 7 (8.14%) Junior Developer
3 7 (8.14%) Recruitment Consultant
3 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 7 (8.14%) .NET Core
4 6 (6.98%) Laravel
4 6 (6.98%) Node.js
5 5 (5.81%) Sass
5 5 (5.81%) Symfony
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.65%) jQuery
6 4 (4.65%) LESS
7 3 (3.49%) HTML
7 3 (3.49%) React
8 2 (2.33%) Adobe AIR
8 2 (2.33%) COM
8 2 (2.33%) CSS
8 2 (2.33%) HTML5
8 2 (2.33%) Jest
8 2 (2.33%) Spring
9 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.16%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Animation
3 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
1 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
2 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
2 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) DevOps
3 14 (16.28%) Scrum
4 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
5 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.30%) MVC
8 7 (8.14%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (8.14%) Kanban
8 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.98%) Coaching
9 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.98%) Functional Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Automation
9 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Open Source
9 6 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) C#
2 16 (18.60%) Java
2 16 (18.60%) Python
3 13 (15.12%) SQL
4 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.30%) C++
6 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Scala
8 4 (4.65%) C
9 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.16%) ES6
10 1 (1.16%) Java 8
10 1 (1.16%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe
3 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.16%) EMC
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Tableau