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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 125 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.41% 0.65% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1061 919 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.17% 40.83% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 641 633 579
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) IPTV
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (21.74%) MSBuild
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) SAP
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) DTV
4 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (21.74%) Electronics
4 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
4 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Android
6 3 (13.04%) iPhone
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) RESTful

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Redis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
1 5 (21.74%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) Electronics
3 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Development Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (4.35%) Content Editor
7 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) LAMP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Symfony
3 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (8.70%) CakePHP
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) DTV
2 5 (21.74%) IPTV
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) iPhone
4 2 (8.70%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
5 1 (4.35%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
2 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Test Management
3 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) SEO
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
4 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) OSCP
2 2 (8.70%) OSCE
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Facebook
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago