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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 156 198 189
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 56 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the General category 3.38% 1.08% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 27
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +49.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £100,000 £49,500
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
1656 2222 2346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.01% 43.85% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1414 1379
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,908
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%

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 24 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 24 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 +45 43 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Maidenhead +9 4 £48,000 - 1
Slough -4 2 £36,500 -39.16%
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 45 (44.12%) C#
2 39 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 39 (38.24%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.27%) Retail
4 34 (33.33%) Banking
4 34 (33.33%) Logistics
5 33 (32.35%) .NET
6 29 (28.43%) HTML
6 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
6 29 (28.43%) CSS
7 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
8 25 (24.51%) MVC
8 25 (24.51%) WCF
8 25 (24.51%) KnockoutJS
9 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
10 22 (21.57%) Node.js
11 21 (20.59%) Ninject
11 21 (20.59%) Web Application Development
11 21 (20.59%) Mobile App
11 21 (20.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (20.59%) Android
11 21 (20.59%) iPhone
11 21 (20.59%) Google
11 21 (20.59%) TDD
11 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 21 (20.59%) Google Play

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 (21.57%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Documentum
2 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) HFM
1 1 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Google Play
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) CTI
1 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.90%) LAN
1 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.90%) VoIP
1 5 (4.90%) WAN
2 3 (2.94%) FTP
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (0.98%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.98%) NAS
4 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.92%) Big Data
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 14 (13.73%) HP UFT
2 14 (13.73%) JBehave
2 14 (13.73%) Ranorex
2 14 (13.73%) RSpec
2 14 (13.73%) Selenium
2 14 (13.73%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) JMeter
4 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.98%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (38.24%) Finance
1 39 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 37 (36.27%) Retail
3 34 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Electronics
5 4 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Avionics
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Digital Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Escalation Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Specialist
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Test Specialist
7 5 (4.90%) Test Automation Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.35%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) CSS
2 29 (28.43%) HTML
3 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
4 25 (24.51%) KnockoutJS
4 25 (24.51%) WCF
5 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 21 (20.59%) Ninject
6 15 (14.71%) Web Services
7 14 (13.73%) Ajax
8 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.92%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.92%) Dojo
9 4 (3.92%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.96%) JSP
10 2 (1.96%) Servlets
11 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.98%) LINQ
11 1 (0.98%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) iPhone
1 21 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.88%) Replication
3 5 (4.90%) IVR
4 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Online Games
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) FMCG
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.98%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Android
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Logistics
3 25 (24.51%) MVC
4 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (20.59%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (20.59%) TDD
4 21 (20.59%) Web Application Development
5 19 (18.63%) Mentoring
6 18 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 16 (15.69%) Coaching
8 14 (13.73%) API Testing
8 14 (13.73%) BDD
8 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.73%) OOP
8 14 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.78%) Project Management
9 11 (10.78%) SDLC
10 10 (9.80%) Kanban
10 10 (9.80%) Test Management
10 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) C#
2 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) SQL
4 16 (15.69%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) MCITP
6 1 (0.98%) MCP
6 1 (0.98%) MCSE
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Firmware
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Nessus
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Google
2 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) HP
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.98%) Polycom
6 1 (0.98%) Tableau
6 1 (0.98%) Talend
6 1 (0.98%) Trillium
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