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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 65 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.23% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the General category 3.36% 0.26% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
268 386 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.66% 45.90% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 235 339 211
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Games.

1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) Python
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) C++
6 13 (34.21%) PHP
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) Ruby
7 11 (28.95%) DevOps
8 9 (23.68%) User Experience
8 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
9 8 (21.05%) SOAP
9 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
11 6 (15.79%) Subversion
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) HTML
11 6 (15.79%) Selenium
11 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
12 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
12 5 (13.16%) BDD
12 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
12 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (13.16%) Node.js
12 5 (13.16%) Big Data
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) DB2

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) QlikView
3 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Software Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) SOAP
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) Node.js
4 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
4 4 (10.53%) CSS3
4 4 (10.53%) Ember.js
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (7.89%) STL
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) LESS
6 2 (5.26%) Sass
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 11 (28.95%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
6 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Web Usability
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Python
3 15 (39.47%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) C++
4 13 (34.21%) PHP
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) R
8 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau