Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.62% 0.72% 1.61%
As % of the General category 4.40% 2.01% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 20
South Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.54% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £88,250 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 409 497 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 36.71% 35.86% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 318 410 504
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,925 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £56,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +19 18 £52,500 +90.91% 4
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) Google
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) Docker
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (22.22%) Graphite
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) Twitter
6 4 (22.22%) PaaS
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Nagios
6 4 (22.22%) TDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
1 6 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Graphite
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Twitter