The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 64
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Game Development
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
626 377 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.03% 85.29% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 532 325 498
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,750 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Game Development
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Sheffield region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Sheffield

Game Development
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 5 (100.00%) COM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Sony
1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter
1 5 (100.00%) Xbox

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Xbox
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Sony
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter