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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 93 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.97% 1.00% 0.92%
As % of the General category 2.67% 2.38% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Median salary £33,750 £39,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.01% +30.83%
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
487 589 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.29% 41.92% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 418 506 394
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 27 August 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 9 £33,750 -15.62% 2
North Wales - 4 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) Scrum
4 16 (37.21%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) C++
6 14 (32.56%) C#
7 13 (30.23%) PHP
8 11 (25.58%) Ruby
8 11 (25.58%) DevOps
9 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.93%) TOWER Software
10 9 (20.93%) User Experience
11 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
11 8 (18.60%) SOAP
12 7 (16.28%) SLA
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) TDD
13 6 (13.95%) Subversion
13 6 (13.95%) ISEB
13 6 (13.95%) Selenium
13 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
14 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
14 5 (11.63%) BDD
14 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
14 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (11.63%) Node.js
14 5 (11.63%) Big Data
14 5 (11.63%) OOP
14 5 (11.63%) HTML
14 5 (11.63%) SQL

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 (4.65%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
1 5 (11.63%) DB2
1 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) QlikView
2 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
2 6 (13.95%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) JMeter
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) QA Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.30%) Backbone.js
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) CSS3
3 4 (9.30%) Ember.js
3 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (6.98%) STL
5 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.65%) LESS
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
7 4 (9.30%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.30%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.30%) Web Usability
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 15 (34.88%) C++
4 14 (32.56%) C#
5 13 (30.23%) PHP
6 11 (25.58%) Ruby
7 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
9 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) TOWER Software
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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