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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 183 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 40 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the General category 1.59% 1.67% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 43
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
2523 2393 2199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.67% 42.49% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1426 1605 1623
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Games
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 16 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Bracknell -3 7 £50,000 +42.85%
Windsor - 7 £25,000 -
Slough 0 5 £47,500 +124.85% 1
Maidenhead -17 2 - -
Hungerford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Games 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 Games.

1 37 (52.86%) C#
1 37 (52.86%) .NET
2 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
3 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) Degree
4 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET
6 21 (30.00%) CSS
6 21 (30.00%) HTML
7 17 (24.29%) Windows
7 17 (24.29%) MVC
8 16 (22.86%) Internet
9 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 14 (20.00%) OO
10 14 (20.00%) TDD
11 13 (18.57%) Subversion
11 13 (18.57%) Scrum
12 12 (17.14%) LINQ
13 11 (15.71%) NHibernate
13 11 (15.71%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (15.71%) NUnit
14 10 (14.29%) Finance
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.29%) C++
14 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
14 10 (14.29%) HTML5
14 10 (14.29%) Game Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.86%) Apache
1 2 (2.86%) Lync
1 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) Internet
2 7 (10.00%) HTTP
3 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) 3G
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.57%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Redis
6 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Subversion
2 11 (15.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (15.71%) NUnit
3 5 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 5 (7.14%) Moq
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.00%) Marketing
3 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (8.57%) Electronics
4 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.14%) Retail
6 4 (5.71%) Banking
7 2 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Graduate
4 13 (18.57%) Junior .NET Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Junior Developer
4 13 (18.57%) Junior
5 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Junior Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Graduate Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Development Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) .NET
2 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.00%) CSS
3 21 (30.00%) HTML
4 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (17.14%) LINQ
6 11 (15.71%) NHibernate
7 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 10 (14.29%) HTML5
8 9 (12.86%) CSS3
8 9 (12.86%) WCF
9 8 (11.43%) Ajax
10 7 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (10.00%) XML
11 6 (8.57%) MonoRail
11 6 (8.57%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (7.14%) WebKit
12 5 (7.14%) jQuery
13 3 (4.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.00%) iPhone
3 6 (8.57%) DTV
4 5 (7.14%) iPad
4 5 (7.14%) IPTV
5 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.86%) Kindle
5 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Online Games
6 1 (1.43%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Debian
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) MVC
3 14 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 14 (20.00%) OO
3 14 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) Scrum
5 11 (15.71%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) Game Development
7 8 (11.43%) BDD
8 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (7.14%) Kanban
10 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.71%) iOS Development
12 3 (4.29%) CQRS
12 3 (4.29%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (4.29%) Project Management
13 2 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) MCTS
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.00%) MCP
2 7 (10.00%) MCAD
2 7 (10.00%) MCSD
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) CEH
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) OSCP
3 2 (2.86%) OSCE
4 1 (1.43%) PMP
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
1 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) NetApp
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) VMware
3 2 (2.86%) Facebook
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
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