Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 132 222
Rank change year-on-year +42 +90 -73
Permanent jobs citing Games 151 89 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.98% 1.79% 0.89%
As % of the General category 6.38% 3.76% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 112 84 54
10th Percentile £33,075 £23,750 £23,875
25th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £27,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £44,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.64% +10.63% -5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £56,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +9.47%

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 2,366 2,365 3,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.72% 47.58% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 1,934 2,772
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,563 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
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 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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +48 103 £52,500 +16.67% 19
South Yorkshire -15 24 £50,000 +81.82% 9
East Yorkshire -1 12 £37,500 -37.50% 1
North Yorkshire -14 5 £60,000 +14.29% 3
Games
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 49 (32.45%) Node.js
2 46 (30.46%) Docker
3 45 (29.80%) JavaScript
4 42 (27.81%) Social Skills
5 41 (27.15%) MySQL
5 41 (27.15%) React
6 40 (26.49%) AWS
7 35 (23.18%) Azure
7 35 (23.18%) HTML
7 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (22.52%) C#
8 34 (22.52%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (21.19%) Kafka
10 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
11 29 (19.21%) Linux
11 29 (19.21%) Mobile App
12 28 (18.54%) DevOps
13 27 (17.88%) Apache
13 27 (17.88%) Greenfield Project
14 26 (17.22%) MVC
14 26 (17.22%) Apache Flex
14 26 (17.22%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (17.22%) Ansible
15 25 (16.56%) AngularJS
15 25 (16.56%) Vue.js
16 24 (15.89%) CSS
17 21 (13.91%) Web Services
18 20 (13.25%) PHP
18 20 (13.25%) .NET
18 20 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 27 (17.88%) Apache
2 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Figma
1 6 (3.97%) Sketch
2 3 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.32%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 40 (26.49%) AWS
2 35 (23.18%) Azure
3 11 (7.28%) SaaS
4 9 (5.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.99%) GCP
6 3 (1.99%) GitHub
6 3 (1.99%) npm
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (1.32%) PaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Serverless
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Wireless
2 3 (1.99%) Broadband
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.15%) MySQL
2 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.31%) Big Data
3 5 (3.31%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.32%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.32%) Redis
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.66%) Informix
6 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.92%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.27%) webpack
4 6 (3.97%) Selenium
4 6 (3.97%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.31%) Gradle
5 5 (3.31%) Maven
5 5 (3.31%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.99%) Babel
6 3 (1.99%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) Buildbot
7 2 (1.32%) Clang
7 2 (1.32%) CMake
7 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.32%) GCC
7 2 (1.32%) GitLab
7 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 42 (27.81%) Social Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Banking
3 3 (1.99%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Finance
5 1 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Developer
2 26 (17.22%) Senior Developer
3 22 (14.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.92%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Senior DevOps
5 15 (9.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) iOS Developer
7 12 (7.95%) Analyst
7 12 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Designer
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.30%) DSP Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) FPGA Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Senior DSP Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Senior FPGA Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.45%) Node.js
2 41 (27.15%) React
3 35 (23.18%) HTML
4 32 (21.19%) Kafka
5 26 (17.22%) Apache Flex
6 25 (16.56%) AngularJS
6 25 (16.56%) Vue.js
7 24 (15.89%) CSS
8 21 (13.91%) Web Services
9 20 (13.25%) .NET
9 20 (13.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (10.60%) .NET Framework
10 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET
11 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (9.93%) NHibernate
11 15 (9.93%) WCF
12 11 (7.28%) HTML5
12 11 (7.28%) LESS
12 11 (7.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Mobile App
2 27 (17.88%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (13.25%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (5.30%) Animation
4 8 (5.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (5.30%) User Experience
4 8 (5.30%) Verilog
4 8 (5.30%) VHDL
5 4 (2.65%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.99%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.99%) Replication
6 3 (1.99%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.99%) Social Media
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.21%) Linux
2 14 (9.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.52%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (18.54%) DevOps
4 26 (17.22%) MVC
5 20 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (13.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 19 (12.58%) Coaching
6 19 (12.58%) Visualisation
7 15 (9.93%) Test Automation
8 14 (9.27%) iOS Development
8 14 (9.27%) Mobile Development
8 14 (9.27%) TDD
9 11 (7.28%) BDD
9 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.96%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (5.96%) Web Development
11 8 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (5.30%) FPGA Design
11 8 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.80%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.52%) C#
3 20 (13.25%) PHP
4 16 (10.60%) Java
5 14 (9.27%) Apple Swift
6 12 (7.95%) SQL
7 11 (7.28%) ES6
8 10 (6.62%) C++
8 10 (6.62%) Kotlin
9 8 (5.30%) Go
10 5 (3.31%) Python
11 4 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.99%) Lua
13 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.66%) GIAC
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) QA
System Software
1 46 (30.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (17.22%) Ansible
1 26 (17.22%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.96%) Prometheus
3 8 (5.30%) Graphite
3 8 (5.30%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.30%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.32%) Terraform
5 1 (0.66%) Grafana
5 1 (0.66%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (7.28%) Adobe
2 8 (5.30%) Intel
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) Xilinx
3 3 (1.99%) Google
4 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.32%) OpenText
5 1 (0.66%) Splunk
5 1 (0.66%) Xamarin