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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 162 198 177
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 54 35 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.63% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.82% 1.44% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 43
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +62.16%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1914 2439 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.42% 44.15% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1480 1457
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Reading +55 46 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Maidenhead +9 4 £48,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 47 (43.93%) Telecoms
3 46 (42.99%) Retail
3 46 (42.99%) C#
4 43 (40.19%) Banking
4 43 (40.19%) Logistics
5 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (29.91%) .NET
7 30 (28.04%) HTML
7 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
7 30 (28.04%) CSS
8 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
9 25 (23.36%) WCF
9 25 (23.36%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (22.43%) MVC
11 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
12 22 (20.56%) Node.js
13 21 (19.63%) Ninject
13 21 (19.63%) Web Application Development
13 21 (19.63%) Mobile App
13 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 21 (19.63%) Android
13 21 (19.63%) iPhone
13 21 (19.63%) Domain-Driven Design
13 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (19.63%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (19.63%) SQL
13 21 (19.63%) TDD
13 21 (19.63%) Google

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 22 (20.56%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) HFM
1 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.74%) CTI
2 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.74%) LAN
2 4 (3.74%) VoIP
2 4 (3.74%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.74%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
2 16 (14.95%) HP UFT
2 16 (14.95%) JBehave
2 16 (14.95%) Ranorex
2 16 (14.95%) RSpec
2 16 (14.95%) Selenium
2 16 (14.95%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 47 (43.93%) Telecoms
3 46 (42.99%) Retail
4 43 (40.19%) Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Electronics
6 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) Automotive
7 3 (2.80%) Marketing
8 2 (1.87%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Digital Developer
4 20 (18.69%) Analyst
5 17 (15.89%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (15.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (15.89%) Test Analyst
6 16 (14.95%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.91%) .NET
2 30 (28.04%) CSS
2 30 (28.04%) HTML
3 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET
4 25 (23.36%) KnockoutJS
4 25 (23.36%) WCF
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 21 (19.63%) Ninject
6 17 (15.89%) Ajax
7 16 (14.95%) Web Services
8 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.74%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.74%) Dojo
9 4 (3.74%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.87%) JSP
10 2 (1.87%) Servlets
11 1 (0.93%) jQuery
11 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) iPhone
1 21 (19.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.61%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.67%) Replication
4 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) IVR
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Online Games
6 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.93%) FMCG
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Android
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.67%) Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) Logistics
2 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.43%) MVC
4 21 (19.63%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (19.63%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (19.63%) TDD
4 21 (19.63%) Web Application Development
5 20 (18.69%) Software Testing
6 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
7 16 (14.95%) API Testing
7 16 (14.95%) BDD
7 16 (14.95%) Coaching
7 16 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.95%) OOP
7 16 (14.95%) Test Automation
8 15 (14.02%) Business Development
9 13 (12.15%) Project Management
9 13 (12.15%) SDLC
9 13 (12.15%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) C#
2 30 (28.04%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.63%) SQL
4 19 (17.76%) Java
5 2 (1.87%) C
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (3.74%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCSE
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCSA
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Firmware
2 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Google
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) VMware
3 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) Polycom
5 1 (0.93%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) Talend
5 1 (0.93%) Trillium
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
LiveOps Cloud
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago