Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 180 144
Rank change year-on-year -19 -36 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 70 109 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.32% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.16% 3.57% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 92 170
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,300 £56,250 £65,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 2,212 3,052 3,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.56% 36.85% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,676 2,379 2,678
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.83% -5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,841 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +2 40 £45,000 +24.14% 31
South Yorkshire +10 24 £40,000 +6.67% 9
East Yorkshire +4 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North Yorkshire -22 3 £35,000 +12.90% 9
Games
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (24.29%) User Stories
3 17 (24.29%) C++
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (18.57%) Workshop Facilitation
6 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (18.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 12 (17.14%) Unreal Engine
7 12 (17.14%) C
8 11 (15.71%) C#
9 10 (14.29%) Java
9 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 8 (11.43%) TDD
10 8 (11.43%) DevOps
10 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.00%) Finance
11 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.00%) MVC
12 6 (8.57%) .NET
12 6 (8.57%) HTML
12 6 (8.57%) CSS
12 6 (8.57%) Scrum
12 6 (8.57%) Online Games
12 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.57%) Azure
12 6 (8.57%) Docker

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 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.43%) Sketch
1 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Unica
2 1 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Azure
2 5 (7.14%) AWS
3 3 (4.29%) SaaS
4 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) Silverpop
5 1 (1.43%) GCP
5 1 (1.43%) IaaS
5 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) BGP
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) IPsec
2 1 (1.43%) MPLS
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Selenium
2 3 (4.29%) Appium
2 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 17 (24.29%) Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Programmer
5 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Games Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Games Developer
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Scrum Master
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Games Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (17.14%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (8.57%) .NET
3 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.29%) DirectX
6 3 (4.29%) OpenGL
6 3 (4.29%) WCF
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (2.86%) Jest
7 2 (2.86%) React
7 2 (2.86%) RESTful
7 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.86%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Online Games
3 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.29%) Xbox
5 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.43%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.43%) PMI
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
3 17 (24.29%) User Stories
4 16 (22.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (18.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (18.57%) Workshop Facilitation
7 8 (11.43%) DevOps
7 8 (11.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.57%) Scrum
10 5 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
10 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 5 (7.14%) Open Source
10 5 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (7.14%) Thought Leadership
11 4 (5.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) C++
2 12 (17.14%) C
3 11 (15.71%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Kotlin
6 4 (5.71%) SQL
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 3 (4.29%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) F#
8 2 (2.86%) GLSL
8 2 (2.86%) HLSL
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) CCNP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.43%) Grafana
2 1 (1.43%) Kibana
2 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) IBM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) Xamarin