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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 79 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.71% 1.22% 2.34%
As % of the General category 2.89% 3.44% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 20
Average salary £37,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.58% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
242 262 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.54% 35.41% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 200 200 213
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £60,000
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
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 -17 6 £29,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Sony
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) COM
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) Game Development
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter
2 5 (33.33%) Xbox
3 4 (26.67%) WordPress
3 4 (26.67%) Magento
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) Blog
5 1 (6.67%) Symfony
5 1 (6.67%) Zend
5 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) COM
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XHTML
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Symfony
4 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
4 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) Yii
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Xbox
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Email Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Sony
2 5 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Zend