Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 87 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 +41
Permanent jobs citing Games 40 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.95% 2.32% 2.09%
As % of the General category 7.46% 5.36% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 33
South Wales median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £56,500 £57,350
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +5.26%

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 536 821 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 39.53% 43.23% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 460 703 815
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 February 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 18 February 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 +25 37 £41,000 +6.49% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £50,000 -
Games
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 16 (40.00%) RESTful
5 15 (37.50%) MVC
5 15 (37.50%) C#
5 15 (37.50%) .NET
5 15 (37.50%) WCF
6 12 (30.00%) Ruby
6 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
7 11 (27.50%) DevOps
8 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 10 (25.00%) Python
9 9 (22.50%) SOAP
9 9 (22.50%) CMS
9 9 (22.50%) Umbraco
9 9 (22.50%) Android
9 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
9 9 (22.50%) Ionic Framework
9 9 (22.50%) SDLC
9 9 (22.50%) Fintech
10 7 (17.50%) Kanban
11 6 (15.00%) F#
11 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
11 6 (15.00%) Multithreading

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 9 (22.50%) CMS
1 9 (22.50%) Umbraco
2 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Pig
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data
4 3 (7.50%) Impala
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior
3 6 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (40.00%) RESTful
3 15 (37.50%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) WCF
4 9 (22.50%) Ionic Framework
4 9 (22.50%) SOAP
5 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
5 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (15.00%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.50%) Pandas
7 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Fintech
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Blog
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Tandem
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (22.50%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) MVC
4 11 (27.50%) DevOps
5 10 (25.00%) BDD
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) SDLC
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.50%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 5 (12.50%) Business Development
10 4 (10.00%) ATDD
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.00%) User Stories
11 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
11 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Ruby
3 10 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) F#
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) R
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Flume
2 3 (7.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Google
2 4 (10.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) SAP