Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 88 98
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +52
Permanent jobs citing Games 47 61 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.44% 2.75% 2.11%
As % of the General category 7.09% 7.00% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 43
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £62,500 £48,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 663 872 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.39% 39.37% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 559 720 861
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,950 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 6 months to 22 April 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
South Wales -3 41 £40,000 +3.90% 17
North Wales - 5 £43,750 - 4
West Wales +13 1 £50,500 +140.48% 3
Games
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Games.

1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Scrum
3 21 (44.68%) MVC
3 21 (44.68%) C#
3 21 (44.68%) AngularJS
4 20 (42.55%) .NET
5 19 (40.43%) RESTful
6 17 (36.17%) WCF
7 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
8 12 (25.53%) DevOps
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (25.53%) Decision-Making
9 11 (23.40%) Ionic Framework
9 11 (23.40%) SDLC
9 11 (23.40%) Fintech
9 11 (23.40%) Umbraco
9 11 (23.40%) Android
9 11 (23.40%) CMS
9 11 (23.40%) SOAP
10 10 (21.28%) TDD
11 9 (19.15%) Ruby
11 9 (19.15%) Marketing
11 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
12 8 (17.02%) BDD
12 8 (17.02%) Kanban
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework

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 11 (23.40%) CMS
1 11 (23.40%) Umbraco
2 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Pig
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Impala
5 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Mixpanel
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.26%) Ant
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.15%) Marketing
2 8 (17.02%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Junior
3 7 (14.89%) Junior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Graduate
4 6 (12.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Associate Director
5 4 (8.51%) Head of IT
5 4 (8.51%) IT Director
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) AngularJS
2 20 (42.55%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) RESTful
4 17 (36.17%) WCF
5 11 (23.40%) Ionic Framework
5 11 (23.40%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.02%) Entity Framework
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.89%) WPF
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (12.77%) MSMQ
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) Spring
9 3 (6.38%) Web Services
9 3 (6.38%) XML
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Fintech
2 8 (17.02%) Driving Licence
2 8 (17.02%) Tandem
3 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Scrum
3 21 (44.68%) MVC
4 12 (25.53%) Decision-Making
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) SDLC
6 10 (21.28%) TDD
7 8 (17.02%) BDD
7 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (17.02%) Kanban
7 8 (17.02%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (17.02%) Value Proposition
8 7 (14.89%) Web Development
9 6 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
9 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
10 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.51%) Business Development
11 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) C#
2 9 (19.15%) Ruby
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) F#
5 5 (10.64%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) R
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Tableau
2 2 (4.26%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle