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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 202 175 183
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the General category 0.68% 1.55% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 33
Average salary £60,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.69% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £20,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £92,600 £50,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2059 2321 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.26% 41.34% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1372 1521
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -9 10 £60,000 +33.33%
Slough -5 4 £65,000 +44.44%
Maidenhead +7 1 £63,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (30.61%) Data Transformation
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Web Services
4 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (20.41%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) Big Data
5 10 (20.41%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (18.37%) Apache Pig
6 9 (18.37%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (18.37%) Xbox
6 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
6 9 (18.37%) SAP
7 8 (16.33%) Java
7 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) VMware
8 7 (14.29%) ETL
8 7 (14.29%) SOAP
8 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 7 (14.29%) Android
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
8 7 (14.29%) jQuery
8 7 (14.29%) Analytics
9 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (12.24%) SaaS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (18.37%) Apache Pig
2 4 (8.16%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Site Server
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
1 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) SPSS
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (12.24%) SaaS
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.20%) GitHub
4 5 (10.20%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SSH
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) 4G
3 2 (4.08%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.08%) LTE
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) GSM
3 2 (4.08%) UMTS
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Big Data
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
3 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.20%) PowerCenter
5 5 (10.20%) Apache Hive
5 5 (10.20%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (10.20%) Sqoop
5 5 (10.20%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (8.16%) CouchDB
6 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) FogBugz
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Design Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.08%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) jQuery
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
4 5 (10.20%) RESTful
4 5 (10.20%) Kafka
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Thrift
5 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (8.16%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (8.16%) Ajax
5 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) REST
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) Laravel
7 2 (4.08%) Symfony
7 2 (4.08%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Xbox
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.08%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Chromecast
5 2 (4.08%) Apple TV
5 2 (4.08%) PlayStation
5 2 (4.08%) IPTV
5 2 (4.08%) STB
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.08%) Handset
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) Online Games
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 4 (8.16%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Data Transformation
2 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) ETL
4 7 (14.29%) Analytics
5 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 5 (10.20%) MapReduce
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Microservices
7 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.16%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) SOA
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.12%) Network Design
9 2 (4.08%) User Stories
9 2 (4.08%) ATDD
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) C
6 5 (10.20%) HiveQL
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) C#
8 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CEH
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) APMP
4 1 (2.04%) OSCP
4 1 (2.04%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Apple
4 5 (10.20%) Informatica
4 5 (10.20%) Talend
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) Google
6 3 (6.12%) Facebook
7 2 (4.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (4.08%) Roku
7 2 (4.08%) Birst
7 2 (4.08%) Zend
7 2 (4.08%) Greenplum
7 2 (4.08%) Netezza
7 2 (4.08%) Cognos
7 2 (4.08%) Teradata
7 2 (4.08%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.04%) HP