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to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 40 82 110
Rank change year-on-year +42 +28 +135
Permanent jobs citing Games 474 202 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.14% 3.49% 2.06%
As % of the General category 10.45% 7.21% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 281 129 78
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £23,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +21.88%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £69,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,250
% change year-on-year +13.04% +0.44% +14.50%

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 4,535 2,801 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 58.76% 48.46% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,684 2,087 1,503
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,100 £68,750
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +25 388 £60,000 +14.29% 23
South Yorkshire +35 62 £62,500 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire +1 22 £67,500 +35.00%
East Yorkshire -9 2 £26,000 -31.58%
Games
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 323 (68.14%) Agile
2 206 (43.46%) Broadband
3 199 (41.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 186 (39.24%) AWS
5 163 (34.39%) Java
5 163 (34.39%) Python
6 152 (32.07%) Mentoring
7 149 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 146 (30.80%) DevOps
9 140 (29.54%) Software Engineering
10 129 (27.22%) Azure
10 129 (27.22%) Social Media
10 129 (27.22%) GCP
11 113 (23.84%) QA
12 111 (23.42%) Test Automation
13 108 (22.78%) Microsoft
14 96 (20.25%) TDD
15 93 (19.62%) Artificial Intelligence
16 91 (19.20%) GraphQL
17 90 (18.99%) CI/CD
18 88 (18.57%) TypeScript
19 87 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
19 87 (18.35%) Self-Motivation
20 86 (18.14%) Spring
21 82 (17.30%) Information Security
21 82 (17.30%) React
22 75 (15.82%) Algorithms
22 75 (15.82%) Analytics
22 75 (15.82%) Machine Learning
23 74 (15.61%) Big Data

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 30 (6.33%) CMS
2 20 (4.22%) Headless CMS
3 18 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (1.90%) Apache
4 9 (1.90%) Confluence
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.42%) Luigi
5 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.84%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.21%) InVision
4 1 (0.21%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 186 (39.24%) AWS
2 129 (27.22%) Azure
2 129 (27.22%) GCP
3 49 (10.34%) SaaS
4 46 (9.70%) Serverless
5 25 (5.27%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (4.64%) Amazon ECS
7 20 (4.22%) Amplience
8 19 (4.01%) Firebase
9 18 (3.80%) Heroku
10 16 (3.38%) GitHub
11 10 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (1.90%) Datadog
13 7 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.48%) Logz.io
14 6 (1.27%) BrowserStack
14 6 (1.27%) Figma
15 5 (1.05%) AWS Fargate
16 4 (0.84%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 206 (43.46%) Broadband
2 39 (8.23%) 5G
3 13 (2.74%) HTTP
4 12 (2.53%) DNS
4 12 (2.53%) Internet
5 7 (1.48%) Firewall
6 4 (0.84%) DVB
6 4 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (15.61%) Big Data
2 21 (4.43%) NoSQL
3 17 (3.59%) Metadata
4 16 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.32%) MySQL
6 10 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
6 10 (2.11%) DynamoDB
6 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.05%) Redis
9 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.42%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.42%) Power BI
11 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.38%) Postman
3 33 (6.96%) JIRA
4 30 (6.33%) TestCafe
5 23 (4.85%) Selenium
6 22 (4.64%) Git (software)
7 19 (4.01%) Cypress.io
7 19 (4.01%) FitNesse
8 13 (2.74%) CircleCI
9 12 (2.53%) webpack
10 6 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.27%) JMeter
10 6 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.05%) Crashlytics
11 5 (1.05%) Gradle
12 4 (0.84%) Appium
13 3 (0.63%) Maven
14 2 (0.42%) Spinnaker
14 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 199 (41.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 68 (14.35%) Social Skills
3 58 (12.24%) Finance
4 26 (5.49%) Marketing
5 12 (2.53%) Electronics
5 12 (2.53%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.69%) Esports
9 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (35.44%) Developer
2 74 (15.61%) Trainee
3 72 (15.19%) Senior Developer
4 52 (10.97%) Software Engineer
5 48 (10.13%) Tester
6 42 (8.86%) Automation Tester
7 34 (7.17%) React Developer
8 21 (4.43%) Graduate
8 21 (4.43%) Node.js Developer
9 20 (4.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 20 (4.22%) Java Developer
10 16 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.16%) Android Developer
11 15 (3.16%) Principal Engineer
12 14 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (2.53%) Architect
14 12 (2.53%) Senior Automation Tester
14 12 (2.53%) Senior Tester
14 12 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (19.20%) GraphQL
2 86 (18.14%) Spring
3 82 (17.30%) React
4 71 (14.98%) Node.js
5 62 (13.08%) HTML
6 59 (12.45%) CSS
7 31 (6.54%) REST
7 31 (6.54%) Unreal Engine
8 21 (4.43%) RESTful
9 20 (4.22%) HTML5
10 17 (3.59%) React Native
11 16 (3.38%) Sass
12 13 (2.74%) JSON
12 13 (2.74%) XML
13 12 (2.53%) CSS3
13 12 (2.53%) Express
13 12 (2.53%) Redux
13 12 (2.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 12 (2.53%) WebGL
14 10 (2.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 129 (27.22%) Social Media
2 87 (18.35%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (15.82%) Algorithms
4 64 (13.50%) Mobile App
5 48 (10.13%) Virtual Team
6 45 (9.49%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (5.49%) Smartphone
8 20 (4.22%) Hackathon
9 17 (3.59%) Cloud Native
10 16 (3.38%) User Experience
11 14 (2.95%) Digital TV
11 14 (2.95%) Smart Meter
12 12 (2.53%) W3C
13 10 (2.11%) Media Streaming
14 8 (1.69%) Animation
14 8 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
15 7 (1.48%) Over-the-Top Content
15 7 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
16 4 (0.84%) MPEG
16 4 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.40%) Android
2 51 (10.76%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.95%) Windows
4 7 (1.48%) Unix
5 3 (0.63%) Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (68.14%) Agile
2 152 (32.07%) Mentoring
3 146 (30.80%) DevOps
4 140 (29.54%) Software Engineering
5 111 (23.42%) Test Automation
6 96 (20.25%) TDD
7 93 (19.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 90 (18.99%) CI/CD
9 87 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (17.30%) Information Security
11 75 (15.82%) Analytics
11 75 (15.82%) Machine Learning
12 74 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
12 74 (15.61%) Data Analytics
12 74 (15.61%) Data Architecture
12 74 (15.61%) Data Engineering
12 74 (15.61%) Data Science
12 74 (15.61%) Security Management
12 74 (15.61%) SFIA
12 74 (15.61%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 163 (34.39%) Java
1 163 (34.39%) Python
2 149 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 88 (18.57%) TypeScript
4 53 (11.18%) Go
5 27 (5.70%) Ruby
6 21 (4.43%) SQL
7 19 (4.01%) PHP
8 18 (3.80%) Kotlin
9 16 (3.38%) ES6
10 14 (2.95%) Perl
10 14 (2.95%) Scala
11 7 (1.48%) C#
12 5 (1.05%) Rust
13 2 (0.42%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (11.81%) Degree
2 20 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (23.84%) QA
2 53 (11.18%) Accessibility
3 12 (2.53%) WAI
4 4 (0.84%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (12.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.49%) Terraform
3 7 (1.48%) Nagios
4 5 (1.05%) Consul
5 4 (0.84%) Ansible
5 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 108 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.49%) IBM
2 26 (5.49%) SAP
3 12 (2.53%) Apple
4 9 (1.90%) Google
4 9 (1.90%) New Relic
4 9 (1.90%) PagerDuty
5 7 (1.48%) Adobe
5 7 (1.48%) Dynatrace
5 7 (1.48%) Oracle
6 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow