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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 118 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.83% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.42% 1.05% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 9
Median salary £53,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £52,500
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
619 952 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.31% 41.99% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 395 642 561
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 26 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 34 (57.63%) C#
2 29 (49.15%) Telecoms
3 27 (45.76%) Finance
3 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) Retail
5 25 (42.37%) HTML
5 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
5 25 (42.37%) CSS
6 24 (40.68%) Logistics
6 24 (40.68%) Banking
7 22 (37.29%) .NET
8 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
9 18 (30.51%) WCF
9 18 (30.51%) KnockoutJS
10 17 (28.81%) TDD
10 17 (28.81%) Mentoring
11 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
11 16 (27.12%) MVC
12 15 (25.42%) Web Services
12 15 (25.42%) Ajax
13 14 (23.73%) Google
13 14 (23.73%) Android
13 14 (23.73%) iPhone
13 14 (23.73%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (23.73%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (23.73%) Node.js
13 14 (23.73%) Ninject
13 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
13 14 (23.73%) SQL

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 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) CTI
1 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
1 5 (8.47%) LAN
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.47%) VoIP
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.03%) Selenium
3 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.34%) HP UFT
3 12 (20.34%) JBehave
3 12 (20.34%) Ranorex
3 12 (20.34%) RSpec
3 12 (20.34%) Subversion
4 4 (6.78%) eggPlant
4 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (5.08%) Ant
5 3 (5.08%) Grunt
5 3 (5.08%) gulp
5 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.08%) Maven
5 3 (5.08%) Mocha
5 3 (5.08%) Yeoman
6 2 (3.39%) JMeter
6 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (49.15%) Telecoms
2 27 (45.76%) Finance
3 26 (44.07%) Retail
4 24 (40.68%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Digital Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Test Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Test Automation Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Test Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Test Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) CSS
1 25 (42.37%) HTML
2 22 (37.29%) .NET
3 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.51%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (30.51%) WCF
5 15 (25.42%) Ajax
5 15 (25.42%) Web Services
6 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 14 (23.73%) Ninject
6 14 (23.73%) Node.js
7 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.86%) Backbone.js
7 7 (11.86%) Ember.js
8 4 (6.78%) Dojo
9 3 (5.08%) CSS3
9 3 (5.08%) D3.js
9 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 3 (5.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) iPhone
1 14 (23.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) IVR
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Logistics
3 17 (28.81%) Mentoring
3 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 16 (27.12%) MVC
5 14 (23.73%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (23.73%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (23.73%) Web Application Development
6 13 (22.03%) BDD
6 13 (22.03%) Coaching
6 13 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
7 12 (20.34%) API Testing
7 12 (20.34%) OOP
7 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Business Development
9 6 (10.17%) Kanban
9 6 (10.17%) Test Management
9 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) C#
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.73%) Java
3 14 (23.73%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 5 (8.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Google
2 5 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.78%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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