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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 190 143 190
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +47
Permanent jobs citing Games 31 80 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 1.43% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.29% 3.45% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 70 25
Average salary £62,500 £37,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.91% -32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
2410 2322 2318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.06% 41.49% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1475 1573
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Slough +14 8 £60,000 +182.35% 1
Reading -6 7 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Maidenhead -13 4 - - 1
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Retail
3 18 (27.69%) Internet
4 15 (23.08%) Data Transformation
5 14 (21.54%) Python
6 13 (20.00%) OO
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
7 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (15.38%) Big Data
8 10 (15.38%) Degree
8 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 10 (15.38%) C#
9 9 (13.85%) Photoshop
9 9 (13.85%) .NET
9 9 (13.85%) ITIL
9 9 (13.85%) ATL
9 9 (13.85%) Web Services
9 9 (13.85%) Broadband
9 9 (13.85%) Adobe
9 9 (13.85%) VMware
9 9 (13.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (13.85%) InDesign
9 9 (13.85%) TDD
9 9 (13.85%) Banking
9 9 (13.85%) Acrobat
9 9 (13.85%) Smartphone
9 9 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (13.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (10.77%) Apache Pig
2 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (6.15%) Drupal
3 4 (6.15%) Alfresco
3 4 (6.15%) WordPress
3 4 (6.15%) nginx
3 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.08%) Site Server
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Photoshop
1 9 (13.85%) Acrobat
1 9 (13.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (13.85%) InDesign
1 9 (13.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (7.69%) GitHub
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Internet
2 9 (13.85%) Broadband
3 5 (7.69%) SSH
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) Big Data
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 5 (7.69%) PowerCenter
5 5 (7.69%) Sqoop
5 5 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (29.23%) Retail
2 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.85%) Banking
4 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.69%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.54%) Finance
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Creative Designer
2 9 (13.85%) Designer
3 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Security Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Principal Security Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Data Scientist
6 3 (4.62%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
1 9 (13.85%) ATL
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.77%) WCF
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (9.23%) SOAP
4 5 (7.69%) jQuery
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
4 5 (7.69%) Kafka
4 5 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.62%) CSS3
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) Ajax
6 2 (3.08%) XHTML
6 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.08%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Smartphone
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Xbox
3 6 (9.23%) User Experience
4 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) EPoS
7 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.54%) STB
7 1 (1.54%) IPTV
7 1 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.15%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) CentOS
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Data Transformation
3 13 (20.00%) OO
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
4 9 (13.85%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.31%) MVC
5 8 (12.31%) Information Security
6 7 (10.77%) ETL
6 7 (10.77%) BDD
6 7 (10.77%) CQRS
6 7 (10.77%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (10.77%) SIEM
6 7 (10.77%) Analytics
7 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) Time Management
8 5 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Python
2 10 (15.38%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.23%) C
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.69%) HiveQL
7 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) PCI QSA
2 7 (10.77%) CRISC
2 7 (10.77%) CISSP
2 7 (10.77%) CISA
2 7 (10.77%) CISM
3 3 (4.62%) PhD
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) OSCP
5 1 (1.54%) OSCE
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.69%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.15%) vSphere
2 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
1 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) cPanel
2 4 (6.15%) Webmin
2 4 (6.15%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Adobe
1 9 (13.85%) VMware
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
4 5 (7.69%) Informatica
4 5 (7.69%) Talend
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.62%) Apple
6 3 (4.62%) Facebook
6 3 (4.62%) Google
7 2 (3.08%) Netezza
7 2 (3.08%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.08%) Teradata
7 2 (3.08%) Birst
7 2 (3.08%) Cognos
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.54%) Roku
Slough, Berkshire
Incite BI
Salary: Pesion, Bonus care + mor
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago