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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 126 133 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.17% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.47% 0.41% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
1088 985 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.24% 42.68% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 638 681 570
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 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 22 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) DTV
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) SAP
3 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) IPTV
4 5 (20.83%) MSBuild
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (25.00%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Development Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Editor
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) Symfony
4 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (8.33%) CakePHP
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) XHTML
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (4.17%) Django
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) DTV
3 5 (20.83%) IPTV
4 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Games
5 1 (4.17%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
6 1 (4.17%) SEO
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) OSCP
2 2 (8.33%) OSCE
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Facebook
2 2 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Zend
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