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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 90 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 0.93% 0.74%
As % of the General category 2.07% 2.29% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 8
Median salary £36,250 £43,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +45.00%
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
435 524 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 40.88% 40.59% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 389 467 345
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 26 September 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 +15 9 £36,250 -16.66% 3
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (46.43%) C++
3 13 (46.43%) PHP
4 12 (42.86%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) Ruby
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
6 9 (32.14%) User Experience
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) TOWER Software
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Subversion
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Web Usability
9 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
9 5 (17.86%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) MVC
9 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
9 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (17.86%) Graceful Degradation
9 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
9 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
11 3 (10.71%) BDD

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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) QlikView
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) QA Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.57%) Games Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) CSS3
2 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) LESS
4 2 (7.14%) Sass
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) STL
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Web Usability
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 13 (46.43%) C++
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) Ruby
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) R
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Liga Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, life insurance
Posted: 4 days ago