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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 153 206 196
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 56 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the General category 3.37% 0.86% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 30
Median salary £52,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £96,300 £52,500
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
1662 1986 2494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 38.88% 38.18% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1421 1424
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +19 16 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Maidenhead +5 14 £51,250 -18.65% 2
Slough +19 2 - - 1
Windsor +1 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Bracknell +1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 51 (42.50%) Windows
2 47 (39.17%) Linux
3 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.83%) Finance
4 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 25 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.00%) Banking
6 23 (19.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (19.17%) Information Security
6 23 (19.17%) HTML
6 23 (19.17%) CSS
6 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
7 22 (18.33%) Windows Server
8 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
8 21 (17.50%) TDD
9 20 (16.67%) Degree
10 19 (15.83%) Network Security
10 19 (15.83%) Google
10 19 (15.83%) Risk Management
10 19 (15.83%) Relational Database
10 19 (15.83%) Presales
11 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
11 18 (15.00%) C#
12 17 (14.17%) .NET
12 17 (14.17%) Analytics
12 17 (14.17%) SIEM
13 16 (13.33%) Big Data
13 16 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 16 (13.33%) Firewall

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 (10.83%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (10.83%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Documentum
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Google Play
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Force.com
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.83%) Network Security
3 16 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (3.33%) CTI
4 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.33%) Internet
4 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 4 (3.33%) VoIP
4 4 (3.33%) WAN
5 3 (2.50%) BGP
5 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.50%) DHCP
5 3 (2.50%) DMZ
5 3 (2.50%) DNS
5 3 (2.50%) FTP
5 3 (2.50%) LDAP
5 3 (2.50%) MPLS
5 3 (2.50%) VPN
5 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.33%) Big Data
4 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.50%) Ant
2 9 (7.50%) Grunt
2 9 (7.50%) gulp
2 9 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (7.50%) Maven
2 9 (7.50%) Mocha
2 9 (7.50%) Yeoman
3 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.17%) Selenium
5 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.33%) eggPlant
5 4 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.33%) JBehave
5 4 (3.33%) Ranorex
5 4 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (3.33%) RSpec
5 4 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) JMeter
6 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 24 (20.00%) Banking
3 14 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
5 12 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Analyst
3 16 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Security Support Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Senior UI Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Web Developer
8 9 (7.50%) UI Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Web UI Developer
9 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.00%) Administrator
10 6 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) CSS
1 23 (19.17%) HTML
2 17 (14.17%) .NET
3 14 (11.67%) Web Services
4 13 (10.83%) Ajax
4 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
4 13 (10.83%) ZeroMQ
5 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 12 (10.00%) HTML5
6 11 (9.17%) Ember.js
6 11 (9.17%) React
7 10 (8.33%) CSS3
7 10 (8.33%) RESTful
7 10 (8.33%) XML
8 9 (7.50%) D3.js
8 9 (7.50%) JSON
8 9 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (7.50%) WCF
9 8 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 12 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (9.17%) User Experience
5 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 9 (7.50%) Visualisation
7 8 (6.67%) iPhone
8 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.33%) IVR
9 4 (3.33%) Replication
9 4 (3.33%) Social Media
10 3 (2.50%) BYOD
10 3 (2.50%) Online Gambling
10 3 (2.50%) Online Games
10 3 (2.50%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.67%) Apple TV
11 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.67%) iPad
11 2 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.50%) Windows
2 47 (39.17%) Linux
3 22 (18.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.50%) CentOS
6 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.83%) Android
8 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.50%) Debian
9 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Solaris
9 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Information Security
2 23 (19.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (17.50%) TDD
4 19 (15.83%) Presales
4 19 (15.83%) Risk Management
5 18 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 17 (14.17%) Analytics
6 17 (14.17%) SIEM
7 14 (11.67%) Mentoring
7 14 (11.67%) User Stories
8 11 (9.17%) MVC
9 10 (8.33%) BDD
9 10 (8.33%) Coaching
9 10 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.00%) C#
3 15 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.67%) Python
6 6 (5.00%) Java
7 3 (2.50%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.50%) C
7 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.50%) Perl
7 3 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Degree
2 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.33%) CISA
6 4 (3.33%) CISSP
7 3 (2.50%) CCDA
7 3 (2.50%) CCDP
7 3 (2.50%) CCNA
7 3 (2.50%) CCNP
8 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.33%) Firmware
4 5 (4.17%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Nessus
2 12 (10.00%) SCCM
3 3 (2.50%) Cobbler
3 3 (2.50%) Puppet
3 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Google
2 15 (12.50%) Apple
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle
6 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.33%) HP
7 4 (3.33%) IBM
7 4 (3.33%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.50%) Meraki
9 2 (1.67%) Genesys
9 2 (1.67%) KANA
9 2 (1.67%) Zend
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.83%) Juniper
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