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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 192 132 183
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +51
Permanent jobs citing Games 32 93 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 1.72% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.33% 4.20% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 79 24
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2404 2212 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.52% 40.98% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1423 1609
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 February 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 February 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
Maidenhead -5 11 - -
Slough +6 4 £55,000 +158.82%
Reading -14 4 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (37.88%) Internet
2 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.30%) Retail
4 19 (28.79%) OO
5 17 (25.76%) C#
5 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.24%) .NET
7 14 (21.21%) Python
7 14 (21.21%) Degree
8 12 (18.18%) TDD
9 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 11 (16.67%) Data Transformation
10 10 (15.15%) BDD
10 10 (15.15%) HTML5
10 10 (15.15%) CQRS
10 10 (15.15%) Web Application Development
10 10 (15.15%) WCF
10 10 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (15.15%) Banking
10 10 (15.15%) MVC
10 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 10 (15.15%) HTML
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (13.64%) ATL
11 9 (13.64%) CSS
11 9 (13.64%) ITIL
11 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
11 9 (13.64%) Broadband

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (7.58%) CMS
1 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Drupal
2 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.06%) WordPress
2 4 (6.06%) nginx
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Site Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Acrobat
1 9 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (13.64%) InDesign
1 9 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) SPSS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.61%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) Internet
2 9 (13.64%) Broadband
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
3 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) SSH
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Big Data
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (7.58%) MySQL
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (4.55%) Sqoop
6 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.55%) PowerCenter
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.30%) Retail
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.09%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.03%) Finance
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Creative Designer
3 9 (13.64%) Consultant
3 9 (13.64%) Designer
4 8 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Principal Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.58%) Principal Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) WCF
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (15.15%) HTML5
3 9 (13.64%) CSS3
3 9 (13.64%) ATL
3 9 (13.64%) CSS
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 6 (9.09%) SOAP
5 6 (9.09%) jQuery
6 5 (7.58%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) XHTML
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.06%) RESTful
7 4 (6.06%) WebKit
8 3 (4.55%) Kafka
9 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.58%) User Experience
4 4 (6.06%) iPhone
4 4 (6.06%) iPad
5 3 (4.55%) Open Source
5 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Xbox
7 1 (1.52%) EPoS
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.52%) DTV
7 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 4 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 4 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) OO
3 12 (18.18%) TDD
4 11 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 10 (15.15%) BDD
5 10 (15.15%) CQRS
5 10 (15.15%) Web Application Development
5 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 10 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.64%) Information Security
6 9 (13.64%) ITIL
6 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.12%) SIEM
8 7 (10.61%) Analytics
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.58%) ETL
10 5 (7.58%) Scrum
10 5 (7.58%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.58%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) C#
2 14 (21.21%) Python
3 8 (12.12%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Perl
4 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.06%) C
5 4 (6.06%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) HiveQL
7 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) PCI QSA
2 8 (12.12%) CRISC
2 8 (12.12%) CISSP
2 8 (12.12%) CISA
2 8 (12.12%) CISM
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CEH
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) OSCP
4 1 (1.52%) OSCE
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.06%) vSphere
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Plesk
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.06%) cPanel
1 4 (6.06%) Webmin
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Adobe
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) Informatica
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) Talend
6 2 (3.03%) Birst
6 2 (3.03%) Teradata
6 2 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) Netezza
6 2 (3.03%) Greenplum
6 2 (3.03%) Facebook
6 2 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago