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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 50 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.31% 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the General category 7.03% 0.68% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
327 292 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.05% 43.07% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 242 252 140
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,129 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Degree
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) DevOps
5 13 (33.33%) User Experience
6 12 (30.77%) C#
6 12 (30.77%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) DB2
7 9 (23.08%) JUnit
7 9 (23.08%) SOAP
7 9 (23.08%) Web Services
7 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 9 (23.08%) Subversion
7 9 (23.08%) Spring
7 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 8 (20.51%) Ruby
8 8 (20.51%) Python
8 8 (20.51%) C++
9 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) OOP
9 7 (17.95%) PHP
9 7 (17.95%) TOWER Software
9 7 (17.95%) Node.js
9 7 (17.95%) MongoDB

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) Node.js
2 5 (12.82%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Dropbox
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) DB2
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (17.95%) Big Data
3 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JUnit
1 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
1 5 (12.82%) French Language
1 5 (12.82%) Italian Language
1 5 (12.82%) Portuguese Language
1 5 (12.82%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Pricing Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Games Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Games Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 9 (23.08%) SOAP
1 9 (23.08%) Spring
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (12.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) TDD
3 13 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 7 (17.95%) OOP
6 6 (15.38%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) CQRS
7 5 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.69%) ATDD
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) User Stories
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.56%) Matrix Management
10 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) C++
3 8 (20.51%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.56%) Google
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