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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 57 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.07% - 0.60%
As % of the General category 5.68% - 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,625 - £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 - £41,000
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
264 356 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.51% 43.79% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 236 299 215
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 25 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 16 (37.21%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) C++
6 14 (32.56%) C#
7 13 (30.23%) DevOps
8 12 (27.91%) PHP
9 11 (25.58%) User Experience
10 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (23.26%) Ruby
11 9 (20.93%) SOAP
11 9 (20.93%) Degree
11 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.60%) TOWER Software
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) DB2
13 7 (16.28%) Oracle
13 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.95%) ISEB
14 6 (13.95%) TDD
14 6 (13.95%) Subversion
15 5 (11.63%) OOP
15 5 (11.63%) HTML
15 5 (11.63%) SQL
15 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
15 5 (11.63%) Node.js
15 5 (11.63%) BDD

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 (4.65%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) JUnit
4 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
2 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Software Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Games Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Games Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Pricing Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) STL
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.98%) CSS3
4 3 (6.98%) Ember.js
4 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) Spring
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) LESS
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
6 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) DevOps
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) OOP
5 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.98%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (6.98%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Web Usability
8 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.65%) MapReduce
8 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 15 (34.88%) C++
4 14 (32.56%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) PHP
6 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.26%) Ruby
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) R
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) TOWER Software
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau