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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 62 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.55% 0.72% 0.49%
As % of the General category 3.75% 1.66% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Median salary £32,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +16.00%
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
267 362 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.33% 43.25% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 235 317 191
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (46.43%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) PHP
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) Ruby
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
6 9 (32.14%) User Experience
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) TOWER Software
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Web Usability
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 5 (17.86%) Subversion
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
9 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 5 (17.86%) Graceful Degradation
9 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
9 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
11 3 (10.71%) QA

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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) QlikView
2 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) CSS3
2 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) LESS
4 2 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Web Usability
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) Ruby
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) R
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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