Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 89 184
Rank change year-on-year +19 +95 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 265 110 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.79% 2.90% 0.98%
As % of the General category 7.59% 6.73% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 169 73 36
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +23.53% +6.25%
75th Percentile £91,250 £71,250 £53,438
90th Percentile £105,000 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £68,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +24.55% - +4.76%

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 3,492 1,634 3,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 49.89% 43.09% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,342 1,347 2,433
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +32 207 £72,500 +31.82% 15
South Yorkshire -15 52 £50,000 -4.76% 5
East Yorkshire -12 4 £42,500 +41.67% 1
North Yorkshire -27 2 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 85 (32.08%) AWS
2 72 (27.17%) SAP
3 69 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (26.04%) SaaS
4 68 (25.66%) Microsoft
5 66 (24.91%) DevOps
6 65 (24.53%) IBM
7 63 (23.77%) Docker
8 55 (20.75%) Broadband
9 51 (19.25%) Finance
10 49 (18.49%) REST
11 45 (16.98%) Social Media
12 44 (16.60%) Java
12 44 (16.60%) JavaScript
12 44 (16.60%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (15.09%) Social Skills
13 40 (15.09%) GraphQL
14 39 (14.72%) Virtual Team
14 39 (14.72%) Mobile App
15 38 (14.34%) Go
15 38 (14.34%) Test Automation
15 38 (14.34%) Software Engineering
16 35 (13.21%) HTML
16 35 (13.21%) Kubernetes
17 34 (12.83%) CI/CD
18 33 (12.45%) Terraform
19 31 (11.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 31 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
19 31 (11.70%) Kafka
20 30 (11.32%) Android

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 9 (3.40%) SAS
2 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.64%) SPSS
3 6 (2.26%) InVision
4 5 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.89%) Sketch
4 5 (1.89%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 85 (32.08%) AWS
2 69 (26.04%) SaaS
3 27 (10.19%) GCP
4 18 (6.79%) Azure
5 9 (3.40%) GitHub
6 8 (3.02%) Google Sheets
7 7 (2.64%) Firebase
8 4 (1.51%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.75%) Cloud Functions
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (0.75%) PaaS
9 2 (0.75%) Serverless
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) Figma
10 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (20.75%) Broadband
2 28 (10.57%) 5G
3 15 (5.66%) Internet
4 12 (4.53%) Wireless
5 10 (3.77%) 3G
5 10 (3.77%) LTE
5 10 (3.77%) UMTS
5 10 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (3.77%) WiMAX
6 8 (3.02%) HTTP
7 3 (1.13%) VPN
8 2 (0.75%) BGP
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.75%) Firewall
8 2 (0.75%) NX-OS
8 2 (0.75%) OSPF
8 2 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.04%) MySQL
2 7 (2.64%) Big Data
2 7 (2.64%) BigQuery
3 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.79%) Postman
3 9 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (3.02%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.02%) JIRA
4 8 (3.02%) Selenium
5 6 (2.26%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.89%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.51%) JMeter
7 4 (1.51%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.51%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.13%) TestCafe
9 2 (0.75%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.75%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.38%) Babel
10 1 (0.38%) GitLab
10 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 51 (19.25%) Finance
2 40 (15.09%) Social Skills
3 31 (11.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.92%) Electronics
6 15 (5.66%) Retail
7 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.64%) Publishing
9 4 (1.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.75%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 74 (27.92%) Developer
2 28 (10.57%) Software Engineer
3 23 (8.68%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.17%) Test Engineer
5 17 (6.42%) Analyst
6 15 (5.66%) Data Entry Clerk
6 15 (5.66%) Principal Engineer
7 14 (5.28%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.53%) React Developer
8 12 (4.53%) Tester
9 11 (4.15%) Lead DevOps
9 11 (4.15%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (4.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.77%) FPGA Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) RF Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) RF Test Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Senior DSP Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.49%) REST
2 40 (15.09%) GraphQL
3 35 (13.21%) HTML
4 31 (11.70%) Kafka
5 30 (11.32%) CSS
5 30 (11.32%) React
6 19 (7.17%) Unreal Engine
7 14 (5.28%) Spring
7 14 (5.28%) Spring Boot
8 10 (3.77%) JSON
9 9 (3.40%) RESTful
10 8 (3.02%) XML
11 7 (2.64%) React Native
12 6 (2.26%) Gherkin
13 5 (1.89%) Node.js
14 4 (1.51%) .NET
14 4 (1.51%) SOAP
14 4 (1.51%) Web Services
15 3 (1.13%) AngularJS
15 3 (1.13%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.98%) Social Media
2 44 (16.60%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (14.72%) Mobile App
3 39 (14.72%) Virtual Team
4 23 (8.68%) Smartphone
5 19 (7.17%) User Experience
6 10 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (3.77%) FPGA
6 10 (3.77%) Verilog
6 10 (3.77%) VHDL
7 9 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.02%) Digital TV
8 8 (3.02%) Smart Meter
9 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.75%) PMI
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.38%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.32%) Android
2 17 (6.42%) Windows
3 15 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.15%) Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.91%) DevOps
3 38 (14.34%) Software Engineering
3 38 (14.34%) Test Automation
4 34 (12.83%) CI/CD
5 31 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (10.57%) Front End Development
8 27 (10.19%) Low Latency
9 24 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 23 (8.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (8.68%) Infrastructure as Code
10 23 (8.68%) Scrum
11 22 (8.30%) Coaching
11 22 (8.30%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 22 (8.30%) Microservices
12 20 (7.55%) SDLC
12 20 (7.55%) TDD
13 18 (6.79%) CRM
13 18 (6.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.60%) Java
1 44 (16.60%) JavaScript
2 38 (14.34%) Go
3 23 (8.68%) Python
4 19 (7.17%) SQL
5 14 (5.28%) TypeScript
5 14 (5.28%) VBA
6 12 (4.53%) C#
7 8 (3.02%) Perl
8 7 (2.64%) Kotlin
9 5 (1.89%) Apple Swift
9 5 (1.89%) Scala
10 4 (1.51%) C
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) APMP
2 2 (0.75%) CCNP
2 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
2 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.43%) QA
2 7 (2.64%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (23.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 33 (12.45%) Terraform
3 10 (3.77%) Ansible
4 7 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.75%) Grafana
5 2 (0.75%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 72 (27.17%) SAP
2 68 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 65 (24.53%) IBM
4 16 (6.04%) Apple
4 16 (6.04%) Google
5 10 (3.77%) Intel
5 10 (3.77%) Xilinx
6 8 (3.02%) Oracle
7 6 (2.26%) Adobe
8 3 (1.13%) Cisco
9 2 (0.75%) Aruba
9 2 (0.75%) F5
9 2 (0.75%) Fortinet