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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% - 0.50%
As % of the General category 5.98% - 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
485 495 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.17% 41.49% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 392 428 335
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 - 28 £40,000 - 5
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) Degree
5 16 (29.63%) C#
5 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 15 (27.78%) TDD
6 15 (27.78%) DevOps
7 14 (25.93%) User Experience
8 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (22.22%) SOAP
8 12 (22.22%) C++
8 12 (22.22%) Python
8 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
9 11 (20.37%) BDD
10 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
10 10 (18.52%) Oracle
10 10 (18.52%) DB2
11 9 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.81%) PHP
13 7 (12.96%) ISEB
13 7 (12.96%) TOWER Software
13 7 (12.96%) Ruby
14 6 (11.11%) Subversion
14 6 (11.11%) Spring
14 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 6 (11.11%) MVC
14 6 (11.11%) SAS
14 6 (11.11%) OOP

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 6 (11.11%) Node.js
1 6 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) DB2
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.11%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) JMeter
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) French Language
2 6 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 6 (11.11%) Portuguese Language
2 6 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Analytics Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Pricing Manager
5 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Games Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Games Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Data Visualisation Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.85%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) SOAP
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 6 (11.11%) Spring
2 6 (11.11%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (9.26%) WCF
4 4 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.41%) STL
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) DirectX
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Scrum
3 15 (27.78%) DevOps
3 15 (27.78%) TDD
4 11 (20.37%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) CQRS
6 5 (9.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.26%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 3 (5.56%) ATDD
8 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 12 (22.22%) C++
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Delphi
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) R
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.85%) Tableau
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