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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 72 99
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Games 25 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.43% 1.70% 0.16%
As % of the General category 8.22% 4.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 2
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 304 440 524
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.76% 39.32% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 257 372 444
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,129
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +16 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Games
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) PHP
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 23 (40.35%) Python
4 22 (38.60%) DevOps
5 18 (31.58%) Scrum
6 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
6 17 (29.82%) SLA
6 17 (29.82%) OO
6 17 (29.82%) Perl
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (29.82%) Puppet
6 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
6 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (19.30%) C#
9 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) Windows
10 8 (14.04%) HTML
10 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.28%) Task Automation
11 7 (12.28%) C++
11 7 (12.28%) CSS
11 7 (12.28%) HTML5
11 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.28%) QA
11 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.28%) Web Development

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 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
1 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LAN
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) ATM
2 1 (1.75%) IPsec
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.26%) QlikView
1 3 (5.26%) Spotfire
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) gulp
1 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 3 (5.26%) Selenium
1 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Grunt
General
1 5 (8.77%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) QA Specialist
3 7 (12.28%) QA Tester
3 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Software QA Tester
3 7 (12.28%) Software Tester
3 7 (12.28%) Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.53%) CSS3
4 6 (10.53%) Sass
5 5 (8.77%) Ember.js
6 4 (7.02%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.02%) LESS
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.26%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.26%) jQuery
7 3 (5.26%) LINQ
7 3 (5.26%) Pandas
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (3.51%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (3.51%) React
8 2 (3.51%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Fintech
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Android
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) DevOps
3 18 (31.58%) Scrum
4 17 (29.82%) Configuration Management
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.82%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Task Automation
6 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
6 7 (12.28%) Web Development
7 6 (10.53%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Econometrics
10 3 (5.26%) OOP
10 3 (5.26%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) PHP
2 23 (40.35%) Python
3 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
3 17 (29.82%) Perl
4 11 (19.30%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.28%) C++
7 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.26%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) R
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) SLA
2 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Firmware
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (29.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Penarth, South Glamorgan
OpenGenius
Salary: From £22,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago