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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 191 180 168
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.76% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.44% 1.84% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 46
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 £21,000 £21,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2503 2285 2146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.06% 41.59% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1546 1610
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 August 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 August 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 +4 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Windsor - 7 £25,000 - 1
Slough +5 4 £47,500 +124.85%
Bracknell -6 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Maidenhead -14 3 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (49.28%) C#
2 33 (47.83%) .NET
3 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
4 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
5 22 (31.88%) Degree
5 22 (31.88%) Computer Science
6 19 (27.54%) MVC
6 19 (27.54%) Windows
7 17 (24.64%) CSS
7 17 (24.64%) HTML
8 16 (23.19%) Scrum
8 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (21.74%) LINQ
9 15 (21.74%) Web Application Development
9 15 (21.74%) TDD
10 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.29%) Internet
10 14 (20.29%) NUnit
10 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.29%) NHibernate
10 14 (20.29%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (18.84%) Subversion
12 12 (17.39%) OO
13 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
13 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.49%) MCP
14 10 (14.49%) MCAD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.80%) Lync
1 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) 3G
3 2 (2.90%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (46.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.70%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) NUnit
1 14 (20.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (18.84%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Moq
3 5 (7.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Marketing
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.25%) Electronics
5 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.80%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Graduate
4 13 (18.84%) Junior
4 13 (18.84%) Junior Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Junior .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Junior Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Graduate Software Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Development Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) HTML
4 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (21.74%) LINQ
6 14 (20.29%) NHibernate
7 10 (14.49%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 10 (14.49%) Ajax
7 10 (14.49%) WCF
8 9 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (13.04%) MonoRail
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.70%) HTML5
10 5 (7.25%) CSS3
11 4 (5.80%) XML
12 3 (4.35%) Symfony
12 3 (4.35%) jQuery
12 3 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) DTV
2 5 (7.25%) IPTV
2 5 (7.25%) iPhone
3 4 (5.80%) EqualLogic
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.80%) Kindle
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
5 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.45%) Life Science
6 1 (1.45%) Online Games
6 1 (1.45%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) CentOS
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Debian
4 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) MVC
2 16 (23.19%) Scrum
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
3 15 (21.74%) Web Application Development
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.39%) OO
6 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.49%) Game Development
8 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Kanban
9 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.80%) Change Management
10 4 (5.80%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.90%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) C#
2 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
5 4 (5.80%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) MCP
2 10 (14.49%) MCAD
2 10 (14.49%) MCSD
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCTS
3 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) OSCP
3 2 (2.90%) OSCE
3 2 (2.90%) CEH
4 1 (1.45%) PMP
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.80%) vSphere
1 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) Cisco
3 4 (5.80%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) NetApp
4 3 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (2.90%) Facebook
6 1 (1.45%) Zend
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Sony
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £58,000 - £62,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago