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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 86 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.10% 0.75% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Median salary £33,750 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +29.16%
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
428 534 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 38.63% 43.10% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 381 476 365
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 August 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 +13 9 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) Python
5 15 (39.47%) C++
6 14 (36.84%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) PHP
8 11 (28.95%) Ruby
8 11 (28.95%) DevOps
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
10 9 (23.68%) User Experience
11 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
11 8 (21.05%) SOAP
12 7 (18.42%) Finance
12 7 (18.42%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) Subversion
13 6 (15.79%) Selenium
13 6 (15.79%) ISEB
13 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
14 5 (13.16%) Node.js
14 5 (13.16%) BDD
14 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
14 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
14 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (13.16%) Big Data
14 5 (13.16%) OOP
14 5 (13.16%) HTML
14 5 (13.16%) SQL
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle

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 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (13.16%) Big Data
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) QlikView
2 2 (5.26%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Software Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) SOAP
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) CSS3
3 4 (10.53%) Ember.js
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (7.89%) STL
5 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.26%) LESS
5 2 (5.26%) Sass
5 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 11 (28.95%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Web Usability
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Python
3 15 (39.47%) C++
4 14 (36.84%) C#
5 13 (34.21%) PHP
6 11 (28.95%) Ruby
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.26%) Perl
9 2 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) TOWER Software
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
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