Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Games 42 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.44% 1.14% 1.95%
As % of the General category 12.54% 3.65% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 54
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £40,000 £50,875
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% -11.11%

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 335 301 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 35.37% 31.29% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 275 235 333
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £55,000 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Graphite
5 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (21.43%) Docker
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
5 9 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (21.43%) Nagios
5 9 (21.43%) Python
5 9 (21.43%) MySQL
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Google
6 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Entity Framework
6 8 (19.05%) .NET
6 8 (19.05%) C#
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 8 (19.05%) Kanban
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) CSS
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Team Leader
2 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) C++ Games Programmer
5 6 (14.29%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (14.29%) Games Programmer
5 6 (14.29%) Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
1 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
1 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
1 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (19.05%) Entity Framework
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) CryEngine
3 6 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (4.76%) Express
4 2 (4.76%) Jest
4 2 (4.76%) koa
4 2 (4.76%) React
4 2 (4.76%) Sails.js
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) Laravel
5 1 (2.38%) Sass
5 1 (2.38%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Kanban
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) 3D Programming
8 6 (14.29%) Game Development
8 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) Conflict Management
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
11 2 (4.76%) Code Coverage
11 2 (4.76%) Release Management
11 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Python
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) PHP
4 6 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Graphite
1 9 (21.43%) Nagios
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Google
2 6 (14.29%) Twitter