Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 5.10% 1.56% 4.35%
As % of the General category 12.50% 2.60% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median annual salary - - -
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +10.34% -9.38%

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 North Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 40 77 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 40.82% 60.16% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 46
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £29,300 £23,250 £15,678
90th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in North Wales

Games
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Games in North Wales

Games
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire +13 5 - -
Games
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Microservices
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin