Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 71 81
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 39 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.12% 2.58% 2.39%
As % of the General category 12.19% 6.30% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 26
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £39,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.64% -4.85% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,975 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £53,000 £60,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +33.33%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 320 492 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 41.99% 40.97% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 268 441 537
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £26,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £56,250
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,496
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.59% +2.66%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Scrum
3 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
4 14 (35.90%) C#
4 14 (35.90%) .NET
5 13 (33.33%) MVC
5 13 (33.33%) WCF
5 13 (33.33%) RESTful
6 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (28.21%) Ruby
8 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 10 (25.64%) Python
8 10 (25.64%) BDD
8 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 9 (23.08%) DevOps
10 8 (20.51%) SOAP
11 7 (17.95%) CMS
11 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
11 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.95%) Ionic Framework
11 7 (17.95%) SDLC
11 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) Android
11 7 (17.95%) WPF
11 7 (17.95%) Umbraco
11 7 (17.95%) Fintech
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014

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 7 (17.95%) CMS
1 7 (17.95%) Umbraco
2 6 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (12.82%) Apache Pig
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (12.82%) Apache Hive
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) QlikView
6 2 (5.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Graduate
3 7 (17.95%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Junior
4 6 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum Master
6 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
2 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 13 (33.33%) RESTful
3 13 (33.33%) WCF
4 8 (20.51%) SOAP
5 7 (17.95%) Ionic Framework
5 7 (17.95%) WPF
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (15.38%) MSMQ
6 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.69%) Node.js
8 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.56%) Pandas
8 1 (2.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
1 7 (17.95%) Fintech
2 2 (5.13%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Android
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Scrum
3 13 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (15.38%) Kanban
7 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.82%) Line Management
8 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.26%) ATDD
9 4 (10.26%) MapReduce
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) Ruby
3 10 (25.64%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) F#
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
1 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kibana
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau