The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank - - 219
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Game Development
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4691 4611 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.62% 77.65% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3463 3332
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Game Development
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Berkshire region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Berkshire

Game Development
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Games
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Graduate
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Junior
2 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Junior Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft