The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 76 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.65% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the General category 4.78% 2.42% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £31,250 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
356 289 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.53% 30.88% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 295 207 136
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Games Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Games
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 Games within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +2 17 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Physics
4 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (26.09%) Smartphone
6 6 (26.09%) Google
6 6 (26.09%) Android
6 6 (26.09%) iPhone
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) Subversion
7 5 (21.74%) Game Development
8 3 (13.04%) UIKit
8 3 (13.04%) Android Development
8 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
8 3 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (13.04%) iPad

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) UIKit
4 3 (13.04%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
1 8 (34.78%) Physics
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (26.09%) Smartphone
3 6 (26.09%) iPhone
4 3 (13.04%) iPad
4 3 (13.04%) Online Games
5 2 (8.70%) NHS
6 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Game Development
3 3 (13.04%) Android Development
3 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 10 (43.48%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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