The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development 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
Games Development
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
Game Development
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
908 727 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.90% 75.49% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 765 611 489
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,238
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the South Yorkshire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Game Development
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 4 £45,000 -
Game Development
Yorkshire

Game Development
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Online Games
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#