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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 52 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.50% 0.97% 0.59%
As % of the General category 8.06% 3.40% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
186 206 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.95% 28.61% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 151 168 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) JMeter
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.11%) CloudStack
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (11.11%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Informix
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Back Office
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) iGaming
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Account Manager
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) IT Manager
1 5 (18.52%) Sales Manager
1 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Trainee
1 5 (18.52%) Trainee Account Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Web Operations
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CEH
2 2 (7.41%) CISA
2 2 (7.41%) CISM
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) GCIA
2 2 (7.41%) GCIH
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.41%) Cacti
3 2 (7.41%) Grafana
3 2 (7.41%) Graphite
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Opsview
3 2 (7.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
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