Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 122 226
Rank change year-on-year +46 +104 -46
Permanent jobs citing Games 238 39 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.56% 1.46% 0.92%
As % of the General category 7.17% 3.66% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 31 35
10th Percentile £39,000 £32,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +52.94% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £51,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £55,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% +7.84% +2.00%

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 3,318 1,066 3,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 49.66% 39.96% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,347 887 2,648
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,700
% change year-on-year - +7.08% +3.27%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +45 193 £75,000 +76.47% 29
South Yorkshire -24 35 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East Yorkshire -6 8 £42,500 +30.77% 2
North Yorkshire -4 1 £50,000 +2.56% 5
Games
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 81 (34.03%) Docker
2 79 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (26.05%) Broadband
3 62 (26.05%) Social Media
4 53 (22.27%) AWS
5 52 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 45 (18.91%) Social Skills
7 44 (18.49%) DevOps
7 44 (18.49%) React
8 43 (18.07%) Software Engineering
9 41 (17.23%) REST
10 39 (16.39%) User Experience
10 39 (16.39%) Terraform
11 38 (15.97%) Java
12 36 (15.13%) Finance
12 36 (15.13%) Jenkins
13 35 (14.71%) HTML
14 34 (14.29%) Go
14 34 (14.29%) GraphQL
15 33 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (13.45%) SaaS
16 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
17 29 (12.18%) CSS
17 29 (12.18%) Kubernetes
18 28 (11.76%) SAP
18 28 (11.76%) C#
18 28 (11.76%) IBM
19 27 (11.34%) Test Automation
19 27 (11.34%) Mentoring
20 25 (10.50%) QA

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 (1.68%) SAS
2 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Figma
3 2 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.84%) InVision
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) Sketch
4 1 (0.42%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.27%) AWS
2 32 (13.45%) SaaS
3 20 (8.40%) Azure
4 12 (5.04%) GCP
5 11 (4.62%) GitHub
6 5 (2.10%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (1.68%) Google Sheets
8 3 (1.26%) Akamai
8 3 (1.26%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.05%) Broadband
2 23 (9.66%) Wireless
3 22 (9.24%) HTTP
4 9 (3.78%) 5G
5 4 (1.68%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.84%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.42%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.40%) MySQL
2 13 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.26%) Power BI
4 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.42%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (15.13%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.62%) Postman
4 10 (4.20%) Cucumber
4 10 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (4.20%) Selenium
5 9 (3.78%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.94%) Babel
6 7 (2.94%) webpack
7 4 (1.68%) git-flow
7 4 (1.68%) JIRA
7 4 (1.68%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.68%) Subversion
7 4 (1.68%) Xcode
8 2 (0.84%) CocoaPods
8 2 (0.84%) GitLab
8 2 (0.84%) Gradle
9 1 (0.42%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (18.91%) Social Skills
2 36 (15.13%) Finance
3 22 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.52%) Retail
5 5 (2.10%) Marketing
5 5 (2.10%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 66 (27.73%) Developer
2 36 (15.13%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.92%) Analyst
4 25 (10.50%) JavaScript Engineer
5 24 (10.08%) Games Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) DSP Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) FPGA Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) Senior DSP Engineer
6 23 (9.66%) Senior FPGA Engineer
7 18 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (5.46%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.04%) iOS Developer
10 11 (4.62%) Architect
10 11 (4.62%) Automation Tester
10 11 (4.62%) Tester
11 10 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.94%) Android Software Engineer
14 7 (2.94%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.49%) React
2 41 (17.23%) REST
3 35 (14.71%) HTML
4 34 (14.29%) GraphQL
5 29 (12.18%) CSS
6 18 (7.56%) Kafka
7 15 (6.30%) Next.js
8 12 (5.04%) JSON
8 12 (5.04%) Node.js
9 11 (4.62%) SOAP
9 11 (4.62%) Web Services
10 10 (4.20%) Gherkin
10 10 (4.20%) XML
11 9 (3.78%) Redux
12 8 (3.36%) .NET
13 7 (2.94%) Android SDK
13 7 (2.94%) Spring Boot
14 6 (2.52%) Spring
14 6 (2.52%) WebSockets
15 5 (2.10%) Apollo GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.05%) Social Media
2 39 (16.39%) User Experience
3 24 (10.08%) Virtual Team
4 23 (9.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 23 (9.66%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (9.66%) Verilog
4 23 (9.66%) VHDL
5 12 (5.04%) Legacy Systems
5 12 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.04%) Over-the-Top Content
6 7 (2.94%) Legacy Code
7 6 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.84%) PMI
11 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.56%) Linux
2 17 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.88%) Android
4 4 (1.68%) Unix
5 3 (1.26%) Windows
5 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.49%) DevOps
3 43 (18.07%) Software Engineering
4 33 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (11.34%) Mentoring
5 27 (11.34%) Test Automation
6 23 (9.66%) FPGA Design
6 23 (9.66%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (9.66%) Scrum
7 20 (8.40%) BDD
8 18 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.14%) Front End Development
9 17 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (7.14%) Open Source
9 17 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 15 (6.30%) Microservices
10 15 (6.30%) OOP
11 14 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.46%) OO
12 13 (5.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.85%) JavaScript
2 38 (15.97%) Java
3 34 (14.29%) Go
4 28 (11.76%) C#
5 20 (8.40%) PHP
5 20 (8.40%) Python
6 19 (7.98%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.88%) Apple Swift
8 11 (4.62%) SQL
9 10 (4.20%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.68%) C++
10 4 (1.68%) Lua
10 4 (1.68%) Scala
10 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.68%) VBA
11 2 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (1.68%) DBS Check
1 4 (1.68%) Degree
2 2 (0.84%) APMP
2 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.50%) QA
2 5 (2.10%) PMO
3 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (34.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (16.39%) Terraform
2 29 (12.18%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.78%) Ansible
3 9 (3.78%) Prometheus
4 7 (2.94%) Puppet
5 5 (2.10%) Icinga
5 5 (2.10%) Nagios
6 4 (1.68%) Grafana
6 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.76%) IBM
2 28 (11.76%) SAP
3 23 (9.66%) Intel
3 23 (9.66%) Xilinx
4 7 (2.94%) Splunk
5 6 (2.52%) Adobe
6 3 (1.26%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.84%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.84%) OpenText
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle