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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 185 195 142
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -53
Permanent jobs citing Games 49 30 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.54% 1.61%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.24% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 76
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2284 2416 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.32% 43.51% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1569 1479
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +40 38 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Slough 0 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Maidenhead -15 2 £55,000 - 3
Bracknell - 2 £28,500 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (46.75%) Finance
1 36 (46.75%) Retail
2 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
3 29 (37.66%) Banking
3 29 (37.66%) Logistics
4 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (27.27%) C#
6 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.08%) Business Development
7 17 (22.08%) HTML
7 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
7 17 (22.08%) CSS
8 16 (20.78%) SQL
9 13 (16.88%) Java
10 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.29%) Google
11 11 (14.29%) Android
12 10 (12.99%) Marketing
12 10 (12.99%) Node.js
12 10 (12.99%) MVC
12 10 (12.99%) OOP
12 10 (12.99%) .NET
13 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
13 9 (11.69%) Project Management
13 9 (11.69%) TDD
13 9 (11.69%) Ninject
13 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (11.69%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (11.69%) KnockoutJS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (12.99%) Node.js
2 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) HFM
1 2 (2.60%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) Essbase
4 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.39%) HP UFT
1 8 (10.39%) JBehave
1 8 (10.39%) Ranorex
1 8 (10.39%) RSpec
1 8 (10.39%) Selenium
1 8 (10.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
1 36 (46.75%) Retail
2 30 (38.96%) Telecoms
3 29 (37.66%) Banking
4 10 (12.99%) Marketing
5 7 (9.09%) Automotive
6 6 (7.79%) Electronics
7 4 (5.19%) Legal
8 2 (2.60%) German Language
8 2 (2.60%) Law
8 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.30%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Test Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Digital Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Business Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Development Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Test Leader
8 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.19%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) CSS
1 17 (22.08%) HTML
2 10 (12.99%) .NET
3 9 (11.69%) Ajax
3 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 9 (11.69%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (11.69%) Ninject
3 9 (11.69%) WCF
4 8 (10.39%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) JSP
5 2 (2.60%) Servlets
6 1 (1.30%) CSS3
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) JSON
6 1 (1.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) iPhone
1 9 (11.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Online Games
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Android
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Logistics
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
4 17 (22.08%) Business Development
5 10 (12.99%) MVC
5 10 (12.99%) OOP
6 9 (11.69%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (11.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) Web Application Development
7 8 (10.39%) API Testing
7 8 (10.39%) BDD
7 8 (10.39%) Coaching
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Test Management
8 7 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) C#
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 13 (16.88%) Java
5 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 7 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.60%) MCSE
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) CEH
3 1 (1.30%) CISA
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) GSEC
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Google
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.30%) Facebook
6 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.30%) Polycom
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Talend
6 1 (1.30%) Trillium
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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