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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 63 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.27% 1.57% 1.88%
As % of the General category 4.88% 4.48% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -22.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 201 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.07% 35.14% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 146 159 105
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,650 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) COM
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) Sony
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) Game Development
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter
2 5 (33.33%) Xbox
3 4 (26.67%) Magento
3 4 (26.67%) WordPress
3 4 (26.67%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Social Media
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (26.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) COM
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Sony
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter
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