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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 69 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.33% 0.074% 0.69%
As % of the General category 6.05% 0.19% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 3
Median salary £41,250 £90,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.16% +63.63%
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
496 521 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.54% 38.59% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 401 441 409
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 26 May 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 26 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
South Wales - 29 £41,250 - 2
North Wales +12 1 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Java
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 16 (28.57%) C#
5 15 (26.79%) C++
5 15 (26.79%) Python
5 15 (26.79%) Degree
5 15 (26.79%) DevOps
6 13 (23.21%) User Experience
6 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (19.64%) SOAP
8 11 (19.64%) PHP
8 11 (19.64%) TDD
8 11 (19.64%) SoapUI
9 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
9 9 (16.07%) BDD
9 9 (16.07%) Ruby
9 9 (16.07%) Finance
9 9 (16.07%) DB2
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle
10 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.50%) ISEB
11 7 (12.50%) TOWER Software
12 6 (10.71%) OOP
12 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
12 6 (10.71%) Node.js
12 6 (10.71%) Big Data
12 6 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (8.93%) Analytics

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 6 (10.71%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) SAS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) DB2
2 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (10.71%) Big Data
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) QlikView
5 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.93%) JUnit
2 5 (8.93%) Selenium
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) JMeter
4 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) French Language
2 5 (8.93%) Italian Language
2 5 (8.93%) Portuguese Language
2 5 (8.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analytics Manager
4 5 (8.93%) C++ Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Pricing Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Games Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Data Visualisation Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Games Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.79%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
2 5 (8.93%) Spring
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (7.14%) STL
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (5.36%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) DirectX
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.79%) WPF
6 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) User Experience
2 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) DevOps
4 11 (19.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) BDD
6 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.36%) Agile Testing
9 3 (5.36%) CQRS
9 3 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 15 (26.79%) C++
3 15 (26.79%) Python
4 11 (19.64%) PHP
5 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) R
9 1 (1.79%) Delphi
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.57%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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