Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 78 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +35
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.99% 1.28% 2.02%
As % of the General category 9.23% 4.04% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 25
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,025 £22,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%

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 271 322 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 32.42% 31.79% 35.80%
Number of salaries quoted 220 277 357
Sheffield median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £55,400
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) Google
6 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Twitter
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Kanban
8 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Nagios
8 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (20.00%) PaaS
8 5 (20.00%) Docker
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Graphite
8 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus

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 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Development Team Leader
1 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MVC
3 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Graphite
1 5 (20.00%) Nagios
1 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Twitter