The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 93 70 98
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 2.54% 0.31%
As % of the General category 3.39% 6.86% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 4
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
502 481 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 39.59% 37.00% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 421 411 405
Median salary £38,750 £39,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.51% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Games
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Wales region.

Games Salary Trend in Wales

Games
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Wales

Games
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 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
South Wales -10 17 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) C++
4 10 (32.26%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) User Experience
5 9 (29.03%) DevOps
5 9 (29.03%) PHP
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 8 (25.81%) TOWER Software
7 7 (22.58%) MVC
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
8 6 (19.35%) Graceful Degradation
8 6 (19.35%) Ember.js
8 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Web Usability
8 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
8 6 (19.35%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (19.35%) CSS3
8 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
8 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) QA
8 6 (19.35%) Subversion

Games
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (3.23%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.23%) QlikView
1 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Software Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Recruitment Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) CSS3
2 6 (19.35%) Ember.js
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) LESS
3 3 (9.68%) Sass
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.23%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Graceful Degradation
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Progressive Enhancement
5 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (19.35%) Web Usability
6 5 (16.13%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) B2B
9 1 (3.23%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) C++
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) PHP
3 9 (29.03%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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