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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 152 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 66 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the General category 4.08% 0.89% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 27
Median salary £43,750 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £84,000 £43,500
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
1616 2139 2373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.06% 42.20% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1433 1385
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +29 24 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Maidenhead +13 18 £37,500 - 2
Slough +5 2 £36,500 +21.66%
Windsor - 1 £52,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.88%) Banking
4 39 (32.23%) C#
5 37 (30.58%) Telecoms
6 35 (28.93%) Retail
7 32 (26.45%) Logistics
8 30 (24.79%) .NET
9 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
9 29 (23.97%) Linux
9 29 (23.97%) Windows
10 27 (22.31%) Google
11 26 (21.49%) CSS
11 26 (21.49%) HTML
11 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
12 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
13 22 (18.18%) WCF
13 22 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (17.36%) Mentoring
14 21 (17.36%) TDD
14 21 (17.36%) MVC
14 21 (17.36%) SQL
15 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
16 19 (15.70%) Coaching
17 18 (14.88%) Web Application Development
17 18 (14.88%) Mobile App
17 18 (14.88%) Node.js
17 18 (14.88%) Ninject
17 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2014
17 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 9 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (7.44%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Documentum
Applications
1 15 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) 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 14 (11.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.09%) Firewall
3 9 (7.44%) Network Security
4 5 (4.13%) CTI
4 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.13%) LAN
4 5 (4.13%) VoIP
4 5 (4.13%) WAN
5 4 (3.31%) Internet
6 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 3 (2.48%) DNS
6 3 (2.48%) FTP
6 3 (2.48%) LDAP
7 2 (1.65%) BGP
7 2 (1.65%) DMZ
7 2 (1.65%) MPLS
7 2 (1.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.65%) VPN
7 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (10.74%) Big Data
4 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
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%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.65%) Grunt
6 2 (1.65%) gulp
6 2 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.65%) Maven
6 2 (1.65%) Mocha
6 2 (1.65%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.65%) Yeoman
General
1 45 (37.19%) Finance
2 41 (33.88%) Banking
3 37 (30.58%) Telecoms
4 35 (28.93%) Retail
5 10 (8.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.31%) Legal
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.36%) Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) Digital Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.61%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.79%) Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Information Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.96%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Test Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.79%) .NET
2 26 (21.49%) CSS
2 26 (21.49%) HTML
3 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET
4 22 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 22 (18.18%) WCF
5 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (14.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 18 (14.88%) Ninject
5 18 (14.88%) Node.js
6 15 (12.40%) Web Services
7 14 (11.57%) Ajax
8 9 (7.44%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.96%) Backbone.js
9 6 (4.96%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.31%) Dojo
11 3 (2.48%) CSS3
11 3 (2.48%) HTML5
12 2 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) iPhone
1 18 (14.88%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.96%) Replication
5 5 (4.13%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (4.13%) IVR
5 5 (4.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.48%) Online Gambling
6 3 (2.48%) Online Games
6 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.65%) BYOD
7 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Linux
1 29 (23.97%) Windows
2 18 (14.88%) Android
3 16 (13.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) CentOS
6 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) Debian
7 2 (1.65%) Solaris
7 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) Logistics
3 21 (17.36%) Mentoring
3 21 (17.36%) MVC
3 21 (17.36%) TDD
4 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
5 19 (15.70%) Coaching
6 18 (14.88%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (14.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (14.88%) Web Application Development
7 14 (11.57%) BDD
7 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.74%) Presales
8 13 (10.74%) Project Management
8 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.92%) API Testing
9 12 (9.92%) OOP
10 11 (9.09%) SDLC
10 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.23%) C#
2 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.36%) SQL
4 14 (11.57%) Java
5 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.13%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) C
8 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.61%) Degree
6 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.48%) CCNA
8 2 (1.65%) CCDA
8 2 (1.65%) CCDP
8 2 (1.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) MCP
9 1 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) Firmware
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.31%) vSphere
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Nessus
1 9 (7.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Google
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
3 9 (7.44%) Apple
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco
4 6 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.31%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) IBM
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle
6 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.65%) Meraki
8 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.83%) Juniper
8 1 (0.83%) Polycom
8 1 (0.83%) Talend
8 1 (0.83%) Trillium
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