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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 80 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.61% 2.35% 0.35%
As % of the General category 3.85% 6.35% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 4
Median salary £36,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £55,000 £46,750
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
442 425 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.86% 36.96% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 385 368 374
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +5 16 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Newport -9 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Games
Wales

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) C++
4 11 (39.29%) Python
5 10 (35.71%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) PHP
5 10 (35.71%) Ruby
5 10 (35.71%) User Experience
6 9 (32.14%) TOWER Software
6 9 (32.14%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Subversion
8 6 (21.43%) QA
8 6 (21.43%) Graceful Degradation
8 6 (21.43%) Ember.js
8 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 6 (21.43%) Web Usability
8 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) Backbone.js

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 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) Spotfire
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Recruitment Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) Backbone.js
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) CSS3
2 6 (21.43%) Ember.js
2 6 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) LESS
3 3 (10.71%) Sass
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) AIX
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) CentOS
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) Graceful Degradation
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
5 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Web Usability
6 5 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) B2B
8 1 (3.57%) B2C
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 10 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) R
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) TOWER Software
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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