The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 65 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 0.60% 1.44%
As % of the General category 3.48% 2.11% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
201 142 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.13% 28.23% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 149 106 133
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
South Yorkshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Games
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Games Salary Trend in Sheffield

Games
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Games 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 Games.

1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 4 (40.00%) XHTML
5 4 (40.00%) WordPress
5 4 (40.00%) Magento
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Social Media
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Blog
8 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Games Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Games Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Sheffield
MET Marketing
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Sheffield
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