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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 58 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.33% 2.19% 1.04%
As % of the General category 3.64% 6.51% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 6
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,000 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
220 261 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.67% 33.68% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 189 227 135
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,550 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 6 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Selenium
3 8 (36.36%) SDLC
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) JMeter
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
4 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) CloudStack
8 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby
8 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Salt
9 2 (9.09%) IBM XIV
9 2 (9.09%) Opsview
9 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking

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 3 (13.64%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Informix
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) iGaming
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Pixi.js
2 1 (4.55%) RequireJS
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) IBM XIV
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) UX Design
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CEH
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) GCIA
2 2 (9.09%) GCIH
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.09%) Cacti
3 2 (9.09%) Grafana
3 2 (9.09%) Graphite
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Opsview
3 2 (9.09%) Salt
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) F5
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam