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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 67 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.58% 0.86% 1.36%
As % of the General category 4.39% 3.21% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
319 249 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.96% 26.69% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 294 204 212
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 31 July 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 14 £32,500 +11.11% 4
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (46.67%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) C++
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Google
5 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (20.00%) Game Development
6 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (20.00%) Android
6 6 (20.00%) iPhone
6 6 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (20.00%) Python
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Subversion
8 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (13.33%) C
8 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 4 (13.33%) User Experience
8 4 (13.33%) Analytics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Programmer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Interaction Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Interaction Designer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) Sass
4 3 (10.00%) UIKit
4 3 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (20.00%) iPhone
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience
4 3 (10.00%) iPad
4 3 (10.00%) NHS
4 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Physics
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Online Games
5 1 (3.33%) BBC
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Game Development
4 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (13.33%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Android Development
5 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 2 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) C
7 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Sony
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Posted: 4 days ago
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