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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 53 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.14% 2.28% 0.82%
As % of the General category 4.38% 5.95% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 1
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
South Yorkshire

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
137 269 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.05% 38.32% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 119 249 148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £22,943
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 25 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Online Betting
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
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Salary: excellent benefits
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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