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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 76 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.58% 0.49% 0.68%
As % of the General category 4.28% 1.22% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 2
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,125 £38,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £70,000 £53,750
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
491 572 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.06% 40.17% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 408 478 382
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +21 18 £41,250 +3.12% 4
North Wales +12 3 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) Scrum
4 16 (31.37%) Python
5 15 (29.41%) C#
5 15 (29.41%) C++
6 14 (27.45%) DevOps
7 12 (23.53%) User Experience
7 12 (23.53%) PHP
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
8 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.61%) Ruby
8 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
8 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
8 10 (19.61%) SOAP
9 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle
10 8 (15.69%) DB2
10 8 (15.69%) TOWER Software
10 8 (15.69%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) TDD
10 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
11 7 (13.73%) ISEB
11 7 (13.73%) BDD
12 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
12 6 (11.76%) Node.js
12 6 (11.76%) Big Data
12 6 (11.76%) OOP
12 6 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (9.80%) SLA

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 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) DB2
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.76%) Big Data
3 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) QlikView
4 2 (3.92%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
2 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) JMeter
5 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.96%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) French Language
2 3 (5.88%) Italian Language
2 3 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Games Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Pricing Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Games Designer
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Games Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) SOAP
2 6 (11.76%) Node.js
3 4 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.84%) Spring
3 4 (7.84%) STL
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) WCF
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) User Experience
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) TDD
5 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) OOP
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Agile Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Analytics
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) MVC
9 3 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.92%) Migration
10 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) Python
3 15 (29.41%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) C++
4 12 (23.53%) PHP
5 10 (19.61%) Ruby
6 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) R
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
1 8 (15.69%) TOWER Software
2 2 (3.92%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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