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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 58 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.26% 0.82% 1.67%
As % of the General category 6.04% 3.80% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
265 158 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.43% 21.58% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 243 144 154
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 31 August 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 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 8 (28.57%) .NET
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (25.00%) Sass
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) User Experience
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.86%) Game Development
7 5 (17.86%) C++
8 4 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (10.71%) C
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) NHS
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.71%) Online Games
9 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Interaction Designer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Programmer
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Programmer
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
3 7 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Online Games
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) BBC
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Game Development
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Perl
3 8 (28.57%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) C++
6 4 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) C
8 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Sony
2 1 (3.57%) Google
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