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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 93 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.31% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the General category 1.07% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +61.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
281 242 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.73% 34.97% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 239 168 181
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 21 November 2014. 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 - 3 £35,000 - 1
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) COM
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Sony
1 5 (50.00%) Game Development
1 5 (50.00%) Twitter
1 5 (50.00%) Xbox
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Zend
4 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Yii
5 1 (10.00%) WordPress
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) COM
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Yii
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Sony
1 5 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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