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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 76 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.20% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the General category 4.30% 1.64% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
256 304 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.86% 32.51% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 210 216 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 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 -6 11 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Games
Yorkshire

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Google
4 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Physics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Android
4 6 (40.00%) iPhone
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Xcode
6 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (20.00%) Android Development
6 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (20.00%) UIKit
6 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) UIKit
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (6.67%) Doctrine
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) Zend Framework
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (40.00%) Physics
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (40.00%) iPhone
1 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Game Development
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
Sheffield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago