The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 71 79
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.15% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.90% 0.40% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +48.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £63,000
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 241 251 384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 33.29% 37.92% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 181 216 331
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Games
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in South Yorkshire

Games
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 6 £29,250 -41.50%
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) Zend
4 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) HTML Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) CSS3
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Doctrine
3 2 (15.38%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) Zend Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Pay per click
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft