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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 39 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.35% - 0.17%
As % of the General category 9.79% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
286 330 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.48% 49.85% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 227 280 199
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 5 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
5 16 (30.77%) C#
5 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.85%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) DevOps
7 14 (26.92%) User Experience
8 12 (23.08%) Python
8 12 (23.08%) SOAP
8 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (23.08%) SoapUI
9 11 (21.15%) BDD
9 11 (21.15%) C++
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle
10 10 (19.23%) DB2
10 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
11 8 (15.38%) PHP
11 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.46%) TOWER Software
12 7 (13.46%) Ruby
12 7 (13.46%) Finance
13 6 (11.54%) MVC
13 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
13 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
13 6 (11.54%) Subversion
13 6 (11.54%) Spring
13 6 (11.54%) .NET
13 6 (11.54%) JUnit

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 6 (11.54%) Node.js
1 6 (11.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) DB2
2 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.54%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.54%) JUnit
2 6 (11.54%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Selenium
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) French Language
2 6 (11.54%) Italian Language
2 6 (11.54%) Portuguese Language
2 6 (11.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analytics Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Pricing Manager
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Games Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Scrum Master
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Games Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) SOAP
2 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
2 6 (11.54%) Spring
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (9.62%) WCF
4 4 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.69%) STL
5 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) User Experience
2 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) DevOps
3 15 (28.85%) TDD
4 11 (21.15%) BDD
5 6 (11.54%) Analytics
5 6 (11.54%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) OOP
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) CQRS
6 5 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.62%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Testing
8 3 (5.77%) ATDD
8 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Python
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.38%) PHP
6 7 (13.46%) Ruby
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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