The 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 64 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 1.26% 0.38%
As % of the General category 5.70% 4.62% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £32,500 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
263 173 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.13% 27.24% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 228 132 105
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
5 7 (29.17%) Google
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
5 7 (29.17%) Physics
5 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 6 (25.00%) Android
6 6 (25.00%) iPhone
6 6 (25.00%) Game Development
7 5 (20.83%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) C
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Xcode
9 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Xcode
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (12.50%) UIKit
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
1 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
1 7 (29.17%) Physics
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (25.00%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) NHS
3 3 (12.50%) Online Games
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Game Development
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Android Development
4 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) C
5 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Sony
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