The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 81 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.68% 0.41% 0.95%
As % of the General category 2.24% 1.35% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
313 223 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.33% 30.22% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 228 152 226
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Games
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -14 7 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) XHTML
5 4 (36.36%) WordPress
5 4 (36.36%) Magento
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Social Media
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (9.09%) MySQL
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) Photoshop

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (36.36%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Games Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Games Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Email Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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