The first 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 123 123 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.53% 0.82%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.46% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 17
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
946 820 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.43% 36.14% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 567 589 650
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Berkshire

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 14 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (55.00%) Android
2 10 (50.00%) iPhone
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (50.00%) Google
2 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) IPTV
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) PHP

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
6 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) Symfony
3 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (10.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) iPhone
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (10.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
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