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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 189 169 171
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the General category 1.39% 2.12% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 41
Average salary £60,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
2367 2401 2320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.03% 41.92% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1447 1570
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -6 8 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Slough - 8 £60,000 -
Maidenhead -1 4 - -
Bracknell -10 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.86%) Data Transformation
2 15 (25.86%) Retail
3 14 (24.14%) Python
4 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
4 11 (18.97%) Internet
5 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) Web Services
5 10 (17.24%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (17.24%) Big Data
5 10 (17.24%) Degree
6 9 (15.52%) Smartphone
6 9 (15.52%) Apache Pig
6 9 (15.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
6 9 (15.52%) SAP
6 9 (15.52%) ATL
6 9 (15.52%) Java
6 9 (15.52%) Photoshop
6 9 (15.52%) Adobe
6 9 (15.52%) Broadband
6 9 (15.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (15.52%) InDesign
6 9 (15.52%) Acrobat
6 9 (15.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (13.79%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Xbox
8 7 (12.07%) Analytics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (15.52%) Apache Pig
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
2 4 (6.90%) nginx
2 4 (6.90%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.90%) WordPress
2 4 (6.90%) Drupal
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Site Server
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Photoshop
1 9 (15.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (15.52%) InDesign
1 9 (15.52%) Acrobat
1 9 (15.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.45%) MS Office
4 2 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.24%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon Glacier
3 5 (8.62%) SaaS
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.62%) GitHub
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Internet
2 9 (15.52%) Broadband
3 5 (8.62%) SSH
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Big Data
2 9 (15.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.62%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.62%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (8.62%) Sqoop
4 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 5 (8.62%) PowerCenter
5 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.90%) CouchDB
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (25.86%) Retail
2 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.45%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Creative Designer
1 9 (15.52%) Designer
2 8 (13.79%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Software Design Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Data Scientist
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Web Services
2 9 (15.52%) ATL
3 6 (10.34%) SOAP
3 6 (10.34%) jQuery
4 5 (8.62%) RESTful
4 5 (8.62%) Kafka
4 5 (8.62%) .NET
5 4 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (6.90%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.90%) Ajax
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Thrift
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.17%) HTML
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) REST
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) WCF
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Smartphone
2 8 (13.79%) Xbox
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) User Experience
4 5 (8.62%) Open Source
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.72%) Chromecast
8 1 (1.72%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.72%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.72%) IPTV
8 1 (1.72%) Online Games
8 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
1 6 (10.34%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) CentOS
3 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
5 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Data Transformation
2 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.07%) Analytics
3 7 (12.07%) ETL
3 7 (12.07%) Scrum
4 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.34%) OO
5 5 (8.62%) Time Management
5 5 (8.62%) MapReduce
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) SOA
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.90%) Information Security
6 4 (6.90%) TDD
6 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Microservices
7 3 (5.17%) User Stories
7 3 (5.17%) SIEM
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Python
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.34%) C
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) Perl
6 5 (8.62%) HiveQL
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PCI QSA
2 3 (5.17%) CRISC
2 3 (5.17%) CISA
2 3 (5.17%) CISM
2 3 (5.17%) CISSP
2 3 (5.17%) PhD
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) CEH
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) OSCP
4 1 (1.72%) OSCE
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.62%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Plesk
2 4 (6.90%) cPanel
2 4 (6.90%) Webmin
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) VMware
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Adobe
3 5 (8.62%) Talend
3 5 (8.62%) Informatica
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Facebook
5 3 (5.17%) Apple
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.45%) Cognos
6 2 (3.45%) Teradata
6 2 (3.45%) Birst
6 2 (3.45%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.45%) Netezza
7 1 (1.72%) Roku
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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