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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Berkshire
Rank 132 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +15
Permanent jobs citing Games 53 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the General category 4.43% 2.00% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 11
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1197 2353 2335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.79% 44.14% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1715 1468
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +22 21 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Maidenhead +22 19 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Windsor +3 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Slough +35 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 47 (42.34%) Linux
3 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
4 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 27 (24.32%) Information Security
5 27 (24.32%) Security Monitoring
6 24 (21.62%) Degree
7 23 (20.72%) SIEM
7 23 (20.72%) Analytics
7 23 (20.72%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 21 (18.92%) Network Security
8 21 (18.92%) TDD
8 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 20 (18.02%) CISSP
9 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
10 19 (17.12%) NoSQL
11 18 (16.22%) RESTful
11 18 (16.22%) Risk Management
11 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
11 18 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (16.22%) Presales
11 18 (16.22%) Windows Server
12 16 (14.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 15 (13.51%) Google
13 15 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (12.61%) LogRhythm
14 14 (12.61%) Nessus

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 15 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) Drupal
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.70%) MS Office
5 2 (1.80%) 3ds Max
5 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) Network Security
2 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.31%) Firewall
3 7 (6.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) BGP
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.90%) DMZ
4 1 (0.90%) FCoE
4 1 (0.90%) MPLS
4 1 (0.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.12%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (8.11%) Big Data
6 6 (5.41%) InfluxDB
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) Ant
2 7 (6.31%) Grunt
2 7 (6.31%) gulp
2 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.31%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (6.31%) Maven
2 7 (6.31%) Mocha
2 7 (6.31%) Yeoman
3 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (9.91%) German Language
2 10 (9.01%) Marketing
3 9 (8.11%) French Language
4 6 (5.41%) Avionics
4 6 (5.41%) Electronics
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.60%) Advertising
5 4 (3.60%) Finance
5 4 (3.60%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Developer
2 21 (18.92%) Security Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) .NET Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Security Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Security Support Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Windows Support Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) IT Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) IT Security Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) IT Support
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Linux Support
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Information Security Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
2 18 (16.22%) RESTful
2 18 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (12.61%) CSS
3 14 (12.61%) HTML
4 13 (11.71%) .NET
5 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
5 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (9.91%) HTML5
5 11 (9.91%) Node.js
5 11 (9.91%) React
6 10 (9.01%) .NET Framework
6 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (9.01%) Code First Entity Framework
6 10 (9.01%) Entity Framework
6 10 (9.01%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (9.01%) WCF
7 9 (8.11%) Backbone.js
7 9 (8.11%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Cyberthreat
2 20 (18.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.71%) User Experience
4 11 (9.91%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.41%) Social Media
8 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
8 5 (4.50%) Mobile Games
9 4 (3.60%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (3.60%) Graphic Design
9 4 (3.60%) Robotics
10 3 (2.70%) Animation
10 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.70%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.80%) Apple TV
11 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.80%) iPad
11 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.80%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 47 (42.34%) Linux
3 18 (16.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.11%) CentOS
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Solaris
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) Information Security
2 27 (24.32%) Security Monitoring
2 27 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (20.72%) Analytics
3 23 (20.72%) SIEM
4 21 (18.92%) TDD
5 18 (16.22%) Presales
5 18 (16.22%) Risk Management
6 16 (14.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (11.71%) BDD
8 12 (10.81%) MVC
9 10 (9.01%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (9.01%) Web Application Development
10 9 (8.11%) Digital Forensics
11 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (7.21%) User Stories
12 7 (6.31%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (6.31%) Secure Coding
12 7 (6.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.61%) C#
2 14 (12.61%) SQL
3 12 (10.81%) Ruby
4 9 (8.11%) C
5 5 (4.50%) Java
6 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Degree
2 20 (18.02%) CISSP
3 9 (8.11%) CEH
3 9 (8.11%) GCIA
4 6 (5.41%) CISA
5 4 (3.60%) MBA
6 3 (2.70%) MCP
6 3 (2.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.90%) CCDA
8 1 (0.90%) CCDP
8 1 (0.90%) CCNA
8 1 (0.90%) CCNP
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (12.61%) Nessus
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) Grafana
3 6 (5.41%) Graphite
4 3 (2.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Google
2 14 (12.61%) LogRhythm
3 11 (9.91%) Apple
4 6 (5.41%) Adobe
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) Genesys
7 1 (0.90%) KANA
7 1 (0.90%) Meraki
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
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