The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 79 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.12% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the General category 0.27% 1.25% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Games
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
373 240 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.62% 36.92% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 330 211 145
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £26,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Games
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Cardiff region.

Games Salary Trend in Cardiff

Games
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
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