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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 192 175 204
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 57 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.99% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.28% 2.31% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 15
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2574 2468 2118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.97% 42.65% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1532 1566 1605
Average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -2 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Maidenhead +10 8 - - 1
Hungerford - 7 £32,500 - 1
Slough +1 5 £55,000 -31.25%
Bracknell -33 2 £62,500 +78.57%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 30 (39.47%) C#
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.53%) .NET
4 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 26 (34.21%) Internet
5 21 (27.63%) Degree
6 19 (25.00%) OO
6 19 (25.00%) Retail
7 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 17 (22.37%) MVC
8 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (21.05%) BDD
9 16 (21.05%) Web Application Development
9 16 (21.05%) TDD
9 16 (21.05%) HTML
10 15 (19.74%) CSS
11 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 14 (18.42%) Manufacturing
11 14 (18.42%) HTML5
12 13 (17.11%) CSS3
12 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.11%) Banking
13 11 (14.47%) WCF
13 11 (14.47%) Marketing
13 11 (14.47%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (14.47%) CQRS
14 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
14 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.16%) Finance

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) Drupal
3 3 (3.95%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.95%) WordPress
3 3 (3.95%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Acrobat
1 6 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (7.89%) InDesign
1 6 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) Internet
2 8 (10.53%) HTTP
3 6 (7.89%) Broadband
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) 3G
5 2 (2.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Redis
5 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) NUnit
1 5 (6.58%) Subversion
1 5 (6.58%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (6.58%) Moq
2 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 19 (25.00%) Retail
2 14 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (17.11%) Banking
4 11 (14.47%) Marketing
5 10 (13.16%) Finance
6 8 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (7.89%) Electronics
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.89%) Junior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Junior
6 6 (7.89%) Graduate
6 6 (7.89%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Creative Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Principal Security Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (21.05%) HTML
5 15 (19.74%) CSS
6 14 (18.42%) HTML5
7 13 (17.11%) CSS3
8 11 (14.47%) WCF
9 10 (13.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.53%) XML
11 7 (9.21%) jQuery
12 6 (7.89%) LINQ
12 6 (7.89%) ATL
13 5 (6.58%) NHibernate
13 5 (6.58%) WebKit
14 4 (5.26%) XHTML
14 4 (5.26%) Web Services
15 3 (3.95%) Ajax
15 3 (3.95%) REST
15 3 (3.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.21%) iPhone
3 6 (7.89%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.89%) DTV
4 5 (6.58%) iPad
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.63%) IPTV
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.32%) EPoS
7 1 (1.32%) Online Games
7 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
2 5 (6.58%) CentOS
2 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 2 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) OO
3 17 (22.37%) MVC
4 16 (21.05%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) BDD
4 16 (21.05%) Web Application Development
5 11 (14.47%) CQRS
5 11 (14.47%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 9 (11.84%) TOGAF
8 8 (10.53%) Information Security
8 8 (10.53%) SIEM
9 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.89%) Resource Management
9 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) C#
2 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
4 5 (6.58%) Python
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) PCI QSA
2 8 (10.53%) CRISC
2 8 (10.53%) CISSP
2 8 (10.53%) CISA
2 8 (10.53%) CISM
3 2 (2.63%) CEH
3 2 (2.63%) OSCP
3 2 (2.63%) OSCE
3 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) MCTS
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) MCAD
4 1 (1.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Plesk
1 3 (3.95%) cPanel
1 3 (3.95%) Webmin
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Adobe
1 6 (7.89%) SAP
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hungerford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago