Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 69 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.49% 2.53% 0.92%
As % of the General category 7.18% 7.27% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 12
South Yorkshire median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +11.76%

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 404 399 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 34.68% 34.76% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 280 330 407
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,605 £24,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £61,250 £65,000
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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -7 25 £60,000 +33.33% 10
Doncaster - 3 £55,000 - 1
Rotherham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Games
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) Node.js
3 17 (58.62%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Degree
4 16 (55.17%) Linux
4 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (55.17%) Terraform
5 14 (48.28%) CircleCI
5 14 (48.28%) Consul
5 14 (48.28%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (48.28%) Prometheus
5 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (48.28%) Decision-Making
5 14 (48.28%) Anomaly Detection
5 14 (48.28%) Vue.js
5 14 (48.28%) Skype
5 14 (48.28%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (48.28%) CloudFront
5 14 (48.28%) Machine Learning
5 14 (48.28%) GitHub
5 14 (48.28%) Hazelcast
5 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Management
5 14 (48.28%) TypeScript
5 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
5 14 (48.28%) Algorithms
5 14 (48.28%) GitLab
5 14 (48.28%) Postgraduate
5 14 (48.28%) PhD

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 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Amazon S3
2 14 (48.28%) CloudFront
2 14 (48.28%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
4 1 (3.45%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Hazelcast
1 14 (48.28%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) CircleCI
1 14 (48.28%) GitLab
1 14 (48.28%) IntelliJ
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate
5 2 (6.90%) Hardware Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Product Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Node.js
2 14 (48.28%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (48.28%) Vue.js
3 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) Django
4 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) React
4 4 (13.79%) React Native
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) LINQ
6 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Algorithms
1 14 (48.28%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Anomaly Detection
1 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
1 14 (48.28%) Decision-Making
1 14 (48.28%) Infrastructure Management
1 14 (48.28%) Machine Learning
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Android Development
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) iOS Development
5 4 (13.79%) Mobile Development
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 17 (58.62%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Java
4 14 (48.28%) TypeScript
5 8 (27.59%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) PhD
2 14 (48.28%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Terraform
2 14 (48.28%) Consul
2 14 (48.28%) Prometheus
3 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google