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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 100 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 0.75% 0.16%
As % of the General category 1.22% 2.01% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
573 498 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.61% 37.30% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 479 381 295
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Wales

Games
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North Wales -6 1 £90,000 -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 2 (22.22%) Multicast
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) GIS
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Military
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Online Betting
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Products Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) DirectX
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
2 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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