Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 73 79
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.15% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the General category 8.57% 3.17% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 7
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +63.64% -15.38%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,450 £24,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,500 £87,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +38.46% -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 315 252 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.71% 31.82% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 230 186 273
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,125 £24,800
90th Percentile £67,750 £60,000 £64,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Sheffield

Games
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Games in Sheffield

Games
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Games.

1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) React
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
7 7 (25.93%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) Retail
7 7 (25.93%) Android
7 7 (25.93%) Django
7 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.93%) Node.js
7 7 (25.93%) Analytics
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
7 7 (25.93%) Android Development
7 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile Development
7 7 (25.93%) React Native
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (14.81%) MySQL

Games
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.70%) Katalon Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Games Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Customer Support
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) React
3 7 (25.93%) Django
3 7 (25.93%) Node.js
3 7 (25.93%) React Native
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) CryEngine
7 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (3.70%) DOM
8 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.70%) koa
8 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Online Games
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Android
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
3 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.93%) Analytics
4 7 (25.93%) Android Development
4 7 (25.93%) iOS Development
4 7 (25.93%) Mobile Development
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.81%) Data Privacy
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
9 2 (7.41%) 3D Programming
9 2 (7.41%) CRM
9 2 (7.41%) Game Development
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Go
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) HP