The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 80 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.72% 1.63% 0.42%
As % of the General category 7.03% 4.36% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 4
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,250 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 384 482 572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 38.63% 37.39% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 328 401 475
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Games
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Games in Wales

Games
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Wales

Games
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +26 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Games
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) PHP
2 25 (43.86%) Linux
3 24 (42.11%) Python
4 23 (40.35%) DevOps
5 18 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (31.58%) SLA
5 18 (31.58%) OO
5 18 (31.58%) Perl
5 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.58%) Puppet
5 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
6 17 (29.82%) Scrum
7 14 (24.56%) 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%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.28%) HTML5
11 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
11 7 (12.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Web Development
11 7 (12.28%) QA

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (24.56%) 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%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) 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
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
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 Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Trainee
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 4 (7.02%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) 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 23 (40.35%) DevOps
3 18 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (31.58%) OO
4 17 (29.82%) Scrum
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%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.26%) MapReduce
10 3 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) PHP
2 24 (42.11%) Python
3 18 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 18 (31.58%) 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 18 (31.58%) 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 18 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Tableau
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