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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 108 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.34% 0.44% 0.33%
As % of the General category 4.36% 1.03% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 5
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
551 970 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.82% 42.30% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 356 669 562
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 38 (52.78%) C#
2 37 (51.39%) Telecoms
3 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (47.22%) Retail
4 34 (47.22%) Finance
5 32 (44.44%) Logistics
5 32 (44.44%) Banking
6 26 (36.11%) .NET
7 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
8 24 (33.33%) CSS
8 24 (33.33%) HTML
8 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.56%) WCF
9 22 (30.56%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
11 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
11 20 (27.78%) TDD
11 20 (27.78%) MVC
12 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
13 18 (25.00%) Google
13 18 (25.00%) Android
13 18 (25.00%) iPhone
13 18 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
13 18 (25.00%) Node.js
13 18 (25.00%) Ninject
13 18 (25.00%) Web Application Development
13 18 (25.00%) Mobile App
13 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

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 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Google Play
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) CTI
1 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.94%) LAN
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.94%) VoIP
1 5 (6.94%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Selenium
3 12 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 12 (16.67%) JBehave
3 12 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 12 (16.67%) RSpec
3 12 (16.67%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) eggPlant
4 4 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.78%) Grunt
6 2 (2.78%) gulp
6 2 (2.78%) JMeter
6 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Mocha
6 2 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.78%) Yeoman
General
1 37 (51.39%) Telecoms
2 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 34 (47.22%) Retail
3 32 (44.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Developer
2 22 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.00%) Digital Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Analyst
5 11 (15.28%) Test Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Test Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Test Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Test Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Escalation Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) .NET
2 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (33.33%) CSS
3 24 (33.33%) HTML
4 22 (30.56%) KnockoutJS
4 22 (30.56%) WCF
5 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 18 (25.00%) Ninject
5 18 (25.00%) Node.js
6 14 (19.44%) Ajax
6 14 (19.44%) Web Services
7 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 6 (8.33%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.56%) Dojo
9 2 (2.78%) HTML5
9 2 (2.78%) JSON
9 2 (2.78%) RESTful
9 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) iPhone
1 18 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) IVR
2 5 (6.94%) Replication
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Logistics
3 21 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 20 (27.78%) MVC
4 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 20 (27.78%) TDD
5 18 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 17 (23.61%) Coaching
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.67%) API Testing
8 12 (16.67%) OOP
9 10 (13.89%) Business Development
9 10 (13.89%) Kanban
9 10 (13.89%) Project Management
9 10 (13.89%) SDLC
9 10 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) C#
2 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) C
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 10 (13.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Google
2 5 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.56%) HP
3 4 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Talend
5 1 (1.39%) Trillium