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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
UK / Wales
Rank 63 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Games 31 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.90% 1.98% 0.15%
As % of the General category 7.21% 4.59% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
430 588 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.26% 43.14% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 356 473 478
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,400 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +26 31 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Scrum
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) C++
5 14 (31.82%) PHP
5 14 (31.82%) Python
6 11 (25.00%) HTML
6 11 (25.00%) DevOps
6 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (25.00%) User Experience
7 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 10 (22.73%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) Java
8 9 (20.45%) Ruby
8 9 (20.45%) Marketing
8 9 (20.45%) QA
8 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
9 8 (18.18%) TOWER Software
9 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) CSS
10 7 (15.91%) Unix
10 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.91%) Firmware
10 7 (15.91%) Objective-C
10 7 (15.91%) Android
10 7 (15.91%) Degree
10 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.91%) HTML5
10 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
10 7 (15.91%) iOS SDK

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 3 (6.82%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
1 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.82%) QlikView
1 3 (6.82%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
1 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) gulp
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Software Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Software Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) QA Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.55%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) .NET
3 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) CSS3
3 7 (15.91%) Ember.js
3 7 (15.91%) HTML5
3 7 (15.91%) iOS SDK
4 6 (13.64%) Sass
5 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
6 4 (9.09%) LESS
7 3 (6.82%) Pandas
8 2 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.55%) Node.js
8 2 (4.55%) React
8 2 (4.55%) React Native
8 2 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Fintech
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Android
3 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
3 7 (15.91%) Unix
4 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) Graceful Degradation
7 5 (11.36%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.36%) Web Usability
8 4 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.82%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.82%) MapReduce
9 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) C++
3 14 (31.82%) PHP
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.91%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.82%) R
6 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) TOWER Software
2 3 (6.82%) Tableau
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) EMC
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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