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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.25% 0.20% 1.37%
As % of the General category 4.26% 0.60% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £29,250 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.50% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 141 168 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.38% 34.36% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 100 149 262
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) PHP
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) QA
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
1 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Zend
3 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) CSS3
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Doctrine
3 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SEO
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Content Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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