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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 84 101 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +43
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 1.83% 0.17%
As % of the General category 4.27% 3.90% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 1
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -45.83%
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
492 1025 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.20% 46.80% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 300 698 590
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £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 21 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
4 15 (40.54%) TDD
5 14 (37.84%) RESTful
6 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (35.14%) User Experience
7 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
7 11 (29.73%) HTML
7 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 10 (27.03%) HTML5
8 10 (27.03%) React
9 9 (24.32%) Backbone.js
10 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (21.62%) Marketing
11 7 (18.92%) Web Development
11 7 (18.92%) JSON
11 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
11 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
11 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
11 7 (18.92%) User Stories
11 7 (18.92%) Ember.js
11 7 (18.92%) Grunt
11 7 (18.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (18.92%) Yeoman
11 7 (18.92%) D3.js
11 7 (18.92%) CSS3
11 7 (18.92%) Mocha

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 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Ant
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) Grunt
1 7 (18.92%) gulp
1 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (18.92%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (18.92%) Maven
1 7 (18.92%) Mocha
1 7 (18.92%) Yeoman
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) French Language
3 4 (10.81%) German Language
3 4 (10.81%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior UI Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Web Developer
2 7 (18.92%) UI Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Web UI Developer
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Graphic Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Account Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Service Operations Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
2 14 (37.84%) RESTful
3 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) HTML5
5 10 (27.03%) React
6 9 (24.32%) Backbone.js
7 7 (18.92%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) CSS3
7 7 (18.92%) D3.js
7 7 (18.92%) Ember.js
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) User Experience
2 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
3 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Games
5 4 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (10.81%) Graphic Design
5 4 (10.81%) Robotics
6 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.41%) Online Games
7 1 (2.70%) Biometrics
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (18.92%) BDD
4 7 (18.92%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
4 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) User Stories
4 7 (18.92%) Web Design
4 7 (18.92%) Web Development
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.51%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Content Management
7 4 (10.81%) Deep Learning
7 4 (10.81%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) MBA
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Adobe
1 6 (16.22%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) Zend
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