The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 46 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.94% 3.75% 0.15%
As % of the General category 12.99% 8.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 1
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 254 297 327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 45.68% 44.53% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 210 228 281
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Cardiff

Games
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Games in Cardiff

Games
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Games.

1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Scrum
3 20 (36.36%) PHP
3 20 (36.36%) Python
4 18 (32.73%) DevOps
5 16 (29.09%) Linux
6 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
7 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (20.00%) Puppet
7 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (20.00%) QA
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (20.00%) SLA
7 11 (20.00%) OO
7 11 (20.00%) Perl
8 10 (18.18%) C#
9 9 (16.36%) C++
10 8 (14.55%) HTML
10 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.55%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) TOWER Software
10 8 (14.55%) HTML5
10 8 (14.55%) CSS3
10 8 (14.55%) User Experience
11 7 (12.73%) Ember.js
11 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (5.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.45%) QlikView
1 3 (5.45%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 5 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) gulp
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Software Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Tester
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) QA Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
4 6 (10.91%) Software QA Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) CSS
1 8 (14.55%) CSS3
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
1 8 (14.55%) HTML5
2 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.73%) Ember.js
2 7 (12.73%) Sass
3 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 5 (9.09%) LESS
5 3 (5.45%) iOS SDK
5 3 (5.45%) Pandas
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.64%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 2 (3.64%) React
6 2 (3.64%) React Native
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Fintech
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Scrum
3 18 (32.73%) DevOps
4 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
5 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.91%) MVC
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
7 5 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Web Usability
8 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (5.45%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.45%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) PHP
1 20 (36.36%) Python
2 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.00%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) C++
5 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.45%) R
7 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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