The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 110 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.41% 0.73%
As % of the General category 2.20% 1.08% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 15
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
727 831 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.53% 37.76% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 458 582 636
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Games
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Reading region.

Games Salary Trend in Reading

Games
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Games.

1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) TDD
4 15 (35.71%) Degree
4 15 (35.71%) C#
5 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) Ajax
5 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
6 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
7 11 (26.19%) .NET
7 11 (26.19%) HTML5
7 11 (26.19%) Ember.js
7 11 (26.19%) React
8 10 (23.81%) User Experience
8 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 10 (23.81%) RESTful
8 10 (23.81%) QA
9 9 (21.43%) JSON
9 9 (21.43%) WCF
9 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Maven
9 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
9 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Mocha
9 9 (21.43%) Computer Science

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) CTI
1 4 (9.52%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) Ant
2 9 (21.43%) Grunt
2 9 (21.43%) gulp
2 9 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (21.43%) Maven
2 9 (21.43%) Mocha
2 9 (21.43%) Yeoman
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.52%) eggPlant
5 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.52%) JBehave
5 4 (9.52%) Ranorex
5 4 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (9.52%) RSpec
5 4 (9.52%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) JMeter
6 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Senior UI Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Web Developer
2 9 (21.43%) UI Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Web UI Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Digital Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) CSS
1 20 (47.62%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) Ajax
2 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
2 13 (30.95%) Web Services
3 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 11 (26.19%) .NET
4 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
4 11 (26.19%) Ember.js
4 11 (26.19%) HTML5
4 11 (26.19%) React
5 10 (23.81%) RESTful
6 9 (21.43%) CSS3
6 9 (21.43%) D3.js
6 9 (21.43%) JSON
6 9 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (21.43%) WCF
6 9 (21.43%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
3 6 (14.29%) iPhone
3 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.52%) IVR
4 4 (9.52%) Replication
5 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (21.43%) Secure Coding
4 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 9 (21.43%) User Stories
4 9 (21.43%) Web Design
5 8 (19.05%) Coaching
5 8 (19.05%) Logistics
5 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) OOP
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 5 (11.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) Zend
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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