Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 119 121
Rank change year-on-year +62 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.59% 0.96% 1.10%
As % of the General category 8.79% 2.39% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 14
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% +28.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £46,250 £56,025
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% +28.00%

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 569 877 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.82% 40.17% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 492 773 864
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £56,250 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +61 49 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -
Games
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Python
3 19 (38.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (26.00%) TDD
5 13 (26.00%) C#
5 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
6 12 (24.00%) DevOps
6 12 (24.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.00%) MVC
7 11 (22.00%) Ruby
8 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (18.00%) PHP
9 9 (18.00%) OO
9 9 (18.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
9 9 (18.00%) BDD
9 9 (18.00%) Web Development
9 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (16.00%) Big Data
10 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.00%) WCF
10 8 (16.00%) RESTful
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
11 7 (14.00%) Apache Hive
11 7 (14.00%) MapReduce

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 7 (14.00%) Apache Pig
2 6 (12.00%) CMS
3 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Big Data
1 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Hive
2 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.00%) QlikView
3 6 (12.00%) Spotfire
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
1 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) gulp
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Data Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Graduate
6 6 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Software QA Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Software Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Tester
7 5 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Junior
7 5 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
8 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.00%) RESTful
3 8 (16.00%) WCF
4 6 (12.00%) WPF
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.00%) Pandas
6 4 (8.00%) SOAP
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.00%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (6.00%) jQuery
7 3 (6.00%) LINQ
7 3 (6.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Blog
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Anti-Piracy
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Scrum
3 13 (26.00%) TDD
4 12 (24.00%) DevOps
5 11 (22.00%) MVC
6 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.00%) OO
7 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
7 9 (18.00%) Web Development
8 7 (14.00%) MapReduce
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (12.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Task Automation
10 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Python
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) Ruby
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
5 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) F#
6 5 (10.00%) R
7 4 (8.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Kibana
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Tableau
1 6 (12.00%) TOWER Software
2 5 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft