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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 67 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% - 5.01%
As % of the General category 0.32% - 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 20
Average salary £38,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
309 241 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.39% 41.70% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 265 189 217
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,689 £28,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript