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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 142 135 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.82% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £52,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £53,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
1194 972 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 47.78% 39.10% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 625 568 639
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Xbox
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 4 (30.77%) PCI QSA
3 4 (30.77%) CRISC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
1 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Xbox
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Chromecast
4 1 (7.69%) Apple TV
4 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
4 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
4 1 (7.69%) STB
4 1 (7.69%) IPTV
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) ATDD
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) CISA
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) PCI QSA
1 4 (30.77%) CRISC
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) OSCP
3 1 (7.69%) OSCE
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) QA
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Roku
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