Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 63 94
Rank change year-on-year -16 +31 +52
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.12% 3.59% 2.07%
As % of the General category 5.40% 8.33% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 43
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £23,800 £28,450 £28,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £62,500 £49,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 537 684 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 39.28% 43.05% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 453 576 817
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £23,200 £26,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in South Wales

Games
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Games in South Wales

Games
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in South Wales

Games
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Cardiff -19 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot -2 2 £50,000 +138.10%
Games
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Decision-Making
4 11 (37.93%) Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) Legal
5 8 (27.59%) Tandem
5 8 (27.59%) Value Proposition
5 8 (27.59%) Strategic Thinking
5 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
6 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) MVC
9 4 (13.79%) CMS
9 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.79%) Android
9 4 (13.79%) Business Development
9 4 (13.79%) Ruby
9 4 (13.79%) WCF
9 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
9 4 (13.79%) DevOps
9 4 (13.79%) Fintech
9 4 (13.79%) Ionic Framework

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
1 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Pig
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Impala
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (37.93%) Marketing
2 8 (27.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Associate Director
2 4 (13.79%) Head of IT
2 4 (13.79%) IT Director
3 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum Master
4 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) Ionic Framework
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) React
5 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Driving Licence
1 8 (27.59%) Tandem
2 4 (13.79%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.79%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) Decision-Making
4 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (27.59%) Strategic Thinking
4 8 (27.59%) Value Proposition
5 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Business Development
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture
7 3 (10.34%) Data Management
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Feature Driven Development
8 2 (6.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
1 5 (17.24%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) R
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Flume
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Tableau