The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 144 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 69 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the General category 4.15% 0.68% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 28
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +108.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £92,600 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1664 2060 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.59% 41.26% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1412 1346
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,450 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Games
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Games Salary Trend in Berkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Games
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead +15 23 £37,500 -40.47% 4
Reading +10 15 £53,500 -10.83% 3
Slough +11 3 £36,500 -43.84%
Windsor - 2 £56,250 -
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 39 (32.23%) Linux
2 39 (32.23%) Banking
3 38 (31.40%) Windows
4 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.93%) C#
6 30 (24.79%) Telecoms
6 30 (24.79%) Retail
7 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
8 27 (22.31%) HTML
8 27 (22.31%) .NET
8 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
8 27 (22.31%) CSS
8 27 (22.31%) Google
9 24 (19.83%) Logistics
10 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
10 21 (17.36%) Active Directory
11 20 (16.53%) SQL
11 20 (16.53%) TDD
12 18 (14.88%) WCF
12 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
12 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
12 18 (14.88%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (14.88%) Presales
12 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
13 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
13 17 (14.05%) Big Data
13 17 (14.05%) MVC
14 16 (13.22%) Firewall
14 16 (13.22%) Management Information System

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (10.74%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (10.74%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Documentum
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Google Play
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Force.com
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.22%) Firewall
3 13 (10.74%) Network Security
4 5 (4.13%) CTI
4 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.13%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) LAN
4 5 (4.13%) VoIP
4 5 (4.13%) WAN
5 3 (2.48%) BGP
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.48%) DHCP
5 3 (2.48%) DMZ
5 3 (2.48%) DNS
5 3 (2.48%) FTP
5 3 (2.48%) LDAP
5 3 (2.48%) MPLS
5 3 (2.48%) VPN
5 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.05%) Big Data
3 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.74%) Selenium
3 12 (9.92%) Cucumber
3 12 (9.92%) HP UFT
3 12 (9.92%) JBehave
3 12 (9.92%) Ranorex
3 12 (9.92%) RSpec
3 12 (9.92%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) eggPlant
4 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.31%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (2.48%) Ant
5 3 (2.48%) Grunt
5 3 (2.48%) gulp
5 3 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.48%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) Mocha
5 3 (2.48%) Yeoman
6 2 (1.65%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 39 (32.23%) Banking
3 30 (24.79%) Retail
3 30 (24.79%) Telecoms
4 14 (11.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) .NET Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Digital Developer
3 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Security Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.61%) Information Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.31%) .NET
1 27 (22.31%) CSS
1 27 (22.31%) HTML
2 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (14.88%) KnockoutJS
3 18 (14.88%) WCF
4 16 (13.22%) Web Services
5 15 (12.40%) Ajax
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (11.57%) Ninject
6 14 (11.57%) Node.js
7 13 (10.74%) ZeroMQ
8 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.79%) Backbone.js
8 7 (5.79%) Ember.js
9 4 (3.31%) CSS3
9 4 (3.31%) Dojo
9 4 (3.31%) HTML5
10 3 (2.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Data Centre
1 16 (13.22%) Management Information System
2 14 (11.57%) iPhone
2 14 (11.57%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.61%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.96%) User Experience
5 5 (4.13%) IVR
5 5 (4.13%) Replication
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.48%) BYOD
7 3 (2.48%) Online Gambling
7 3 (2.48%) Online Games
7 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Linux
2 38 (31.40%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.40%) CentOS
6 14 (11.57%) Android
7 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.48%) Debian
8 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.48%) Solaris
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.83%) Logistics
3 20 (16.53%) TDD
4 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
4 18 (14.88%) Presales
5 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
5 17 (14.05%) MVC
6 16 (13.22%) BDD
7 15 (12.40%) Coaching
8 14 (11.57%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (11.57%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (11.57%) Information Security
8 14 (11.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (11.57%) Web Application Development
9 13 (10.74%) Analytics
9 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.74%) Risk Management
9 13 (10.74%) SIEM
9 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.92%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) C#
2 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.53%) SQL
4 14 (11.57%) Java
5 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.61%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) C
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) Degree
3 12 (9.92%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.48%) CCDA
5 3 (2.48%) CCDP
5 3 (2.48%) CCNA
5 3 (2.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.26%) Firmware
4 5 (4.13%) vSphere
5 3 (2.48%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Nessus
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Cobbler
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Google
2 13 (10.74%) Apple
2 13 (10.74%) VMware
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.79%) Cisco
5 6 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.31%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) IBM
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle
8 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.48%) Meraki
9 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.83%) Genesys
9 1 (0.83%) Juniper
9 1 (0.83%) KANA
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Amazing Salary, Commission and Benefits packages + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 22 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 18 days ago