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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 65 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% 0.99% 0.59%
As % of the General category 5.43% 3.65% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
258 192 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.12% 27.23% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 225 142 101
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 8 (42.11%) Physics
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Google
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) Smartphone
6 6 (31.58%) Android
6 6 (31.58%) iPhone
7 4 (21.05%) Game Development
7 4 (21.05%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Xcode
8 3 (15.79%) Objective-C
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) UIKit

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) UIKit
4 3 (15.79%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
1 8 (42.11%) Physics
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (31.58%) Smartphone
3 6 (31.58%) iPhone
4 3 (15.79%) iPad
5 1 (5.26%) Clustering
5 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Game Development
4 3 (15.79%) Android Development
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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