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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 101 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.075% 0.69% 0.96%
As % of the General category 0.19% 1.70% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Average salary £90,000 £55,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +111.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
519 528 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.79% 40.77% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 441 414 280
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
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 22 May 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
North Wales - 1 £90,000 -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Online Betting
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
South Wales
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