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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 130 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.05% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £25,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
954 948 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.14% 40.08% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 657 557 588
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (38.89%) Xbox
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) QA
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Roku
5 2 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Chromecast
5 2 (11.11%) Apple TV
5 2 (11.11%) PlayStation
5 2 (11.11%) FogBugz
5 2 (11.11%) STB
5 2 (11.11%) Symfony
5 2 (11.11%) Zend
5 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (27.78%) MS Visio
1 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) Symfony
2 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Xbox
2 2 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Chromecast
2 2 (11.11%) Apple TV
2 2 (11.11%) PlayStation
2 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
2 2 (11.11%) STB
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CEH
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) OSCP
1 1 (5.56%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Roku
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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