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

Gaming
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +36 -9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.60% 0.97% 1.46%
As % of the General category 10.09% 3.08% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 41
Sheffield median annual salary £37,000 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% -30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,250 £50,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,250 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.70% -28.75% -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 337 292 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 35.70% 31.33% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 276 206 318
Sheffield median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,625 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,625 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) C++
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
3 8 (23.53%) 3D Programming
3 8 (23.53%) Game Development
3 8 (23.53%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (23.53%) CryEngine
4 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.65%) Retail
5 6 (17.65%) HTML
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 6 (17.65%) Python
5 6 (17.65%) React
5 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) MySQL
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Nagios
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management

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 (8.82%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C++ Games Programmer
2 8 (23.53%) C++ Programmer
2 8 (23.53%) Games Programmer
2 8 (23.53%) Programmer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) CryEngine
2 8 (23.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) React
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Jest
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Django
6 2 (5.88%) Express
6 2 (5.88%) koa
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) React Native
6 2 (5.88%) Sails.js
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) iPad
4 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
3 8 (23.53%) 3D Programming
3 8 (23.53%) Game Development
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Conflict Management
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Code Coverage
7 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C++
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Graphite
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
1 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft