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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 84 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the General category 4.10% 1.42% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,625 £38,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £65,750 £37,500
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
463 562 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.60% 40.84% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 402 478 400
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +19 15 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North Wales +7 4 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (31.25%) C++
6 14 (29.17%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) DevOps
8 12 (25.00%) PHP
9 11 (22.92%) User Experience
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) Ruby
11 9 (18.75%) Degree
11 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
11 9 (18.75%) SOAP
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) TOWER Software
13 7 (14.58%) DB2
13 7 (14.58%) Oracle
13 7 (14.58%) SLA
13 7 (14.58%) ISEB
13 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
14 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.50%) TDD
14 6 (12.50%) Subversion
15 5 (10.42%) OOP
15 5 (10.42%) HTML
15 5 (10.42%) SQL
15 5 (10.42%) Node.js
15 5 (10.42%) Big Data

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 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.17%) QlikView
4 2 (4.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 6 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (10.42%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) JMeter
5 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.08%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
2 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (62.50%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.08%) Games Developer
7 1 (2.08%) QA Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) SOAP
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 4 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) STL
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.25%) CSS3
4 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) LESS
5 2 (4.17%) Sass
6 1 (2.08%) jQuery
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Scrum
3 13 (27.08%) DevOps
4 6 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (10.42%) BDD
5 5 (10.42%) OOP
5 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Web Usability
8 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) Python
3 15 (31.25%) C++
4 14 (29.17%) C#
5 12 (25.00%) PHP
6 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) R
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) TOWER Software
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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