Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 64 106
Rank change year-on-year +26 +42 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 55 44 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.26% 3.17% 0.068%
As % of the General category 11.36% 7.72% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 1
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £31,075 £28,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £40,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 484 570 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 46.32% 41.01% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 409 472 566
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) PHP
2 26 (47.27%) Python
3 25 (45.45%) Linux
4 24 (43.64%) DevOps
5 19 (34.55%) SLA
5 19 (34.55%) OO
5 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
5 19 (34.55%) Perl
5 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (34.55%) Puppet
5 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
5 19 (34.55%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (27.27%) Scrum
7 10 (18.18%) C#
8 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (14.55%) .NET
9 8 (14.55%) Windows
10 7 (12.73%) CSS
10 7 (12.73%) HTML
10 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.73%) Web Development
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) CSS3
11 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.91%) Sass
11 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
11 6 (10.91%) QA

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 4 (7.27%) Apache Pig
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) IPsec
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) QlikView
1 5 (9.09%) Spotfire
2 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
2 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.45%) gulp
1 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
1 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Grunt
General
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) QA Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
3 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Software QA Tester
3 6 (10.91%) Software Tester
3 6 (10.91%) Tester
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) CSS
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) HTML5
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.91%) CSS3
3 6 (10.91%) Sass
4 5 (9.09%) Ember.js
5 4 (7.27%) LESS
5 4 (7.27%) Pandas
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.45%) iOS SDK
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) LINQ
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.64%) Node.js
7 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) 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 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) DevOps
3 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
3 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (34.55%) OO
4 15 (27.27%) Scrum
5 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.73%) Web Development
6 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) MVC
6 6 (10.91%) Task Automation
6 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) Econometrics
8 4 (7.27%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) PHP
1 26 (47.27%) Python
2 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
2 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.91%) C++
6 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) R
8 3 (5.45%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) SLA
2 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (34.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Tableau
1 5 (9.09%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
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