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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 117 214 197
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -17
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the General category 5.36% 1.44% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 47 16 22
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £66,600
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
1493 2436 2614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.19% 40.82% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1753 1495
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +40 29 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Maidenhead +11 10 £37,500 - 5
Windsor +7 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Slough +25 5 £40,000 +77.77%
Newbury - 2 £35,000 -
Bracknell +20 1 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 66 (47.83%) Linux
2 65 (47.10%) Windows
3 37 (26.81%) Information Security
3 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
5 32 (23.19%) Management Information System
6 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 29 (21.01%) Network Security
8 27 (19.57%) Degree
8 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 27 (19.57%) Risk Management
8 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
9 26 (18.84%) SIEM
9 26 (18.84%) Analytics
10 24 (17.39%) TDD
10 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
10 24 (17.39%) Presales
11 22 (15.94%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (15.94%) Windows Server
11 22 (15.94%) Nessus
12 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
12 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
13 20 (14.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 20 (14.49%) Google
14 19 (13.77%) RESTful
14 19 (13.77%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (13.04%) Firewall
16 17 (12.32%) Apple

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 19 (13.77%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Confluence
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.17%) MS Office
5 2 (1.45%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.01%) Network Security
2 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.04%) Firewall
4 8 (5.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.45%) BGP
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.45%) DHCP
5 2 (1.45%) DMZ
5 2 (1.45%) DNS
5 2 (1.45%) FCoE
5 2 (1.45%) LDAP
5 2 (1.45%) MPLS
5 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
3 24 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.87%) Big Data
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.90%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.52%) Ant
2 9 (6.52%) Grunt
2 9 (6.52%) gulp
2 9 (6.52%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (6.52%) Maven
2 9 (6.52%) Mocha
2 9 (6.52%) Yeoman
3 3 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.72%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.52%) Marketing
5 8 (5.80%) German Language
6 7 (5.07%) French Language
7 6 (4.35%) Avionics
7 6 (4.35%) Electronics
7 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.90%) Retail
8 4 (2.90%) Russian Language
9 3 (2.17%) Advertising
10 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.74%) Developer
2 25 (18.12%) Analyst
3 24 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Security Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) Security Support Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Information Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.52%) IT Support
9 9 (6.52%) Senior UI Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (6.52%) UI Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Web UI Developer
10 8 (5.80%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) IT Security Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
2 19 (13.77%) RESTful
3 18 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (10.87%) CSS
4 15 (10.87%) HTML
4 15 (10.87%) ZeroMQ
5 13 (9.42%) .NET
6 12 (8.70%) HTML5
6 12 (8.70%) React
7 11 (7.97%) Backbone.js
8 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (7.25%) XML
9 9 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.52%) Ajax
9 9 (6.52%) D3.js
9 9 (6.52%) Ember.js
9 9 (6.52%) JSON
9 9 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (6.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 22 (15.94%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (10.87%) User Experience
4 13 (9.42%) Visualisation
5 12 (8.70%) Data Centre
6 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.62%) Mobile Games
8 5 (3.62%) Social Media
9 4 (2.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.90%) Graphic Design
9 4 (2.90%) Robotics
10 3 (2.17%) Animation
10 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
10 3 (2.17%) Xbox
11 2 (1.45%) Apple TV
11 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.45%) iPad
11 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.83%) Linux
2 65 (47.10%) Windows
3 22 (15.94%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.87%) CentOS
4 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.45%) Debian
7 2 (1.45%) Solaris
7 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (26.81%) Information Security
1 37 (26.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 27 (19.57%) Risk Management
3 26 (18.84%) Analytics
3 26 (18.84%) SIEM
4 24 (17.39%) Presales
4 24 (17.39%) TDD
5 20 (14.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 15 (10.87%) BDD
6 15 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.14%) User Stories
8 11 (7.97%) MVC
9 10 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.52%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (6.52%) Secure Coding
10 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.52%) Web Application Development
10 9 (6.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.14%) SQL
3 13 (9.42%) C#
4 11 (7.97%) Ruby
5 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (2.90%) Java
8 3 (2.17%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.17%) Perl
8 3 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (19.57%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) CISSP
2 12 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) CISA
4 4 (2.90%) MBA
5 3 (2.17%) CEH
5 3 (2.17%) GCIA
6 2 (1.45%) CCDA
6 2 (1.45%) CCDP
6 2 (1.45%) CCNA
6 2 (1.45%) CCNP
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
6 2 (1.45%) MCSE
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.17%) Firmware
3 3 (2.17%) vSphere
4 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (15.94%) Nessus
2 15 (10.87%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) Grafana
3 4 (2.90%) Graphite
4 3 (2.17%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.17%) Puppet
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) Google
2 17 (12.32%) Apple
3 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.97%) LogRhythm
5 8 (5.80%) VMware
6 6 (4.35%) Adobe
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle
8 3 (2.17%) Cisco
8 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.45%) Genesys
9 2 (1.45%) KANA
9 2 (1.45%) Meraki
9 2 (1.45%) Zend
10 1 (0.72%) Juniper
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £37500 - £40000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
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The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: 6 days ago
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The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago