The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.53% 1.63% 0.69%
As % of the General category 4.46% 5.11% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 176 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.35% 31.94% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 134 143 169
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Games
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Sheffield region.

Games Salary Trend in Sheffield

Games
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Games.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Online Betting
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Back Office
5 1 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Online Betting
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Head of Technology
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Sheffield, Nottingham or Birmingham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago