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

Gaming
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 95 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.92% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the General category 8.33% 2.70% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 9
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,550 £25,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,500 £80,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.00% +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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 432 444 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.01% 34.99% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 325 335 410
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% -0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 32 £37,500 - 1
Doncaster - 2 £23,000 -
Rotherham - 2 £37,500 -
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) React
6 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
8 9 (25.00%) Python
8 9 (25.00%) Node.js
8 9 (25.00%) Android
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 8 (22.22%) MVC
10 7 (19.44%) Retail
10 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
10 7 (19.44%) Django
10 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 7 (19.44%) Analytics
10 7 (19.44%) Android Development
10 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
10 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
10 7 (19.44%) React Native
11 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.67%) Game Development
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) MySQL
11 6 (16.67%) HTML
12 5 (13.89%) C++

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 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) Google Play
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
4 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.78%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C++ Games Programmer
6 4 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
6 4 (11.11%) Games Programmer
6 4 (11.11%) Programmer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering Team Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Customer Support
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) React
3 9 (25.00%) Node.js
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Django
5 7 (19.44%) React Native
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (11.11%) CryEngine
7 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 4 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (5.56%) Jest
8 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.56%) koa
8 2 (5.56%) Ninject
8 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Animation
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 7 (19.44%) Analytics
4 7 (19.44%) Android Development
4 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
4 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
5 6 (16.67%) Game Development
5 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) 3D Programming
7 4 (11.11%) Data Privacy
7 4 (11.11%) Kanban
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Graphite
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (2.78%) HP