Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 183 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 -47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Games 62 87 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.02% 1.20% 2.05%
As % of the General category 3.15% 3.50% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 79 166
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,700 £60,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 1,971 2,485 3,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.47% 34.21% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,556 1,887 2,898
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,974 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,512 £61,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +21 37 £45,000 +20.00% 27
South Yorkshire +5 20 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North Yorkshire +15 5 £35,000 -30.00% 10
Games
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.19%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (24.19%) User Stories
4 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (20.97%) Selenium
5 12 (19.35%) C#
5 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (19.35%) Workshop Facilitation
6 10 (16.13%) Appium
6 10 (16.13%) Java
6 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
7 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.52%) SQL
8 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.90%) TDD
8 8 (12.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 8 (12.90%) Docker
9 7 (11.29%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.29%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) C++
9 7 (11.29%) Open Source
9 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.68%) .NET
10 6 (9.68%) MVC
10 6 (9.68%) Finance

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 1 (1.61%) Drupal
1 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
2 4 (6.45%) AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Azure
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) GCP
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) Appium
2 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Functional Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Games Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Games Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Game Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Programmer
8 2 (3.23%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.68%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (6.45%) Laravel
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.84%) Jest
5 3 (4.84%) React
5 3 (4.84%) Symfony
5 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.84%) WCF
6 2 (3.23%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 2 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.06%) Online Games
3 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.84%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.23%) Xbox
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.19%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (24.19%) User Stories
4 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (19.35%) Workshop Facilitation
6 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.90%) TDD
9 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.29%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Open Source
9 7 (11.29%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (9.68%) DevOps
10 6 (9.68%) MVC
11 5 (8.06%) BDD
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) C#
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.29%) C++
6 6 (9.68%) Kotlin
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
8 3 (4.84%) Python
8 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) F#
10 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kibana
1 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft