Period
to 21 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 103 96
Rank change year-on-year +43 -7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Games 44 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.44% 0.89% 1.68%
As % of the General category 9.73% 2.51% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 12 56
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,550 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £40,000 £50,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +19.05% +5.00%

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 452 479 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.34% 35.40% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 376 375 404
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £19,575
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +34 42 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Rotherham 0 2 £37,500 +66.67% 2
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) MVC
3 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.73%) C#
4 10 (22.73%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) Google
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) Nagios
5 9 (20.45%) MySQL
5 9 (20.45%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Docker
5 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) Graphite
5 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (20.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 8 (18.18%) Kanban
6 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.91%) PHP

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 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) PaaS
2 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) gulp
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.45%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (15.91%) PHP Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) C++ Games Programmer
5 6 (13.64%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (13.64%) Games Programmer
5 6 (13.64%) Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 4 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) CryEngine
4 6 (13.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (4.55%) Express
5 2 (4.55%) Jest
5 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.55%) koa
5 2 (4.55%) Ninject
5 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) React
5 2 (4.55%) Sails.js
5 2 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) iPhone
4 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) MVC
3 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Kanban
7 6 (13.64%) 3D Programming
7 6 (13.64%) Game Development
7 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 4 (9.09%) Change Management
8 4 (9.09%) Conflict Management
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) Code Coverage
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) C#
2 9 (20.45%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Graphite
1 9 (20.45%) Nagios
1 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) Twitter