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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 108 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +35
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 37 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.77% 0.17%
As % of the General category 1.60% 3.88% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 2
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £20,000 £60,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
375 953 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.34% 45.60% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 254 662 607
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
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 23 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (31.25%) RESTful
6 9 (28.13%) User Experience
7 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 8 (25.00%) Marketing
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
7 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 7 (21.88%) BDD
8 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
9 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 6 (18.75%) Node.js
9 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
9 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
9 6 (18.75%) React
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) Google
9 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.75%) Ruby
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET

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 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) Grunt
2 4 (12.50%) gulp
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 4 (12.50%) Mocha
2 4 (12.50%) Yeoman
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) French Language
3 4 (12.50%) German Language
3 4 (12.50%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Account Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Product Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 10 (31.25%) RESTful
2 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 6 (18.75%) Code First Entity Framework
5 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (18.75%) Node.js
5 6 (18.75%) React
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile Games
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 4 (12.50%) Robotics
4 2 (6.25%) Online Games
5 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (21.88%) BDD
4 7 (21.88%) Web Development
5 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Web Application Development
6 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (12.50%) Deep Learning
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Secure Coding
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Web Design
8 3 (9.38%) Content Management
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) MBA
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Google
2 5 (15.63%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Zend