The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 73 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.58% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the General category 4.02% 0.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 1
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
448 530 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 39.26% 43.12% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 380 452 347
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,216 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Games
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the South Wales region.

Games Salary Trend in South Wales

Games
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Games Salary Histogram in South Wales

Games
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 18 £41,250 - 4
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) Python
5 15 (32.61%) C#
5 15 (32.61%) C++
6 14 (30.43%) DevOps
7 12 (26.09%) PHP
7 12 (26.09%) User Experience
8 10 (21.74%) Ruby
8 10 (21.74%) Degree
9 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) SOAP
9 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) TDD
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) TOWER Software
11 7 (15.22%) DB2
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) ISEB
11 7 (15.22%) BDD
11 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (13.04%) Big Data
12 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.04%) Node.js
12 6 (13.04%) OOP
13 5 (10.87%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) DB2
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.35%) QlikView
4 2 (4.35%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.17%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 2 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) Software Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Games Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Pricing Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Games Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) Node.js
3 4 (8.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (8.70%) STL
4 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.17%) CSS3
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) LESS
6 1 (2.17%) Sass
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) WPF
6 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) User Experience
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) DevOps
4 8 (17.39%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) OOP
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 3 (6.52%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (4.35%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Migration
10 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 15 (32.61%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) C++
4 12 (26.09%) PHP
5 10 (21.74%) Ruby
6 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (4.35%) R
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) TOWER Software
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Tableau
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