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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 77 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.72% 2.17% 0.15%
As % of the General category 6.79% 5.17% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 2
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

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 442 580 522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.15% 41.88% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 368 464 453
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £55,000 £53,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +10 29 £38,500 -3.75% 3
West Wales - 2 £33,000 -
Games
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Scrum
3 18 (31.58%) PHP
3 18 (31.58%) Python
4 16 (28.07%) Linux
4 16 (28.07%) DevOps
5 15 (26.32%) C#
6 14 (24.56%) C++
7 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
8 12 (21.05%) HTML
9 11 (19.30%) QA
9 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
10 10 (17.54%) .NET
11 9 (15.79%) TOWER Software
11 9 (15.79%) Marketing
11 9 (15.79%) User Experience
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.04%) CSS3
12 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
12 8 (14.04%) HTML5
12 8 (14.04%) Puppet
12 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
12 8 (14.04%) OO
12 8 (14.04%) CSS
12 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.04%) Perl
12 8 (14.04%) Windows
12 8 (14.04%) SLA

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
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) ATM
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
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
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) Mercurial
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
2 4 (7.02%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) gulp
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Software Tester
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.77%) QA Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Visualisation Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 8 (14.04%) CSS3
3 8 (14.04%) HTML5
4 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
4 7 (12.28%) Ember.js
4 7 (12.28%) iOS SDK
4 7 (12.28%) Sass
5 5 (8.77%) Backbone.js
5 5 (8.77%) LESS
6 3 (5.26%) Pandas
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (3.51%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.51%) Node.js
7 2 (3.51%) React
7 2 (3.51%) React Native
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Fintech
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 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Android
3 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) Scrum
3 16 (28.07%) DevOps
4 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
5 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.04%) OO
7 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) Graceful Degradation
9 5 (8.77%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (8.77%) Web Usability
10 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
10 4 (7.02%) TDD
10 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) PHP
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 15 (26.32%) C#
3 14 (24.56%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) Perl
5 7 (12.28%) Java
5 7 (12.28%) Objective-C
5 7 (12.28%) Ruby
6 3 (5.26%) R
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
2 8 (14.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.26%) Tableau
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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