The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 88 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.00% 0.69% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
400 288 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.23% 26.57% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 342 250 223
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Wales

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 4 £37,500 - 1
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) CQRS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Interactive TV
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) OOP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) CQRS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
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