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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 88 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.73% 1.02% 0.57%
As % of the General category 4.02% 2.39% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 7
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
697 1046 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.97% 42.55% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 421 728 616
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 4 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
5 15 (39.47%) User Experience
5 15 (39.47%) TDD
6 14 (36.84%) RESTful
7 13 (34.21%) Visualisation
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
7 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (31.58%) React
8 12 (31.58%) HTML5
9 11 (28.95%) Backbone.js
10 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (23.68%) User Stories
11 9 (23.68%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (23.68%) Yeoman
11 9 (23.68%) Grunt
11 9 (23.68%) Ember.js
11 9 (23.68%) gulp
11 9 (23.68%) Secure Coding
11 9 (23.68%) D3.js
11 9 (23.68%) CSS3
11 9 (23.68%) Mocha
11 9 (23.68%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (23.68%) JSON
11 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
11 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing

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 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) Ant
2 9 (23.68%) Grunt
2 9 (23.68%) gulp
2 9 (23.68%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (23.68%) Maven
2 9 (23.68%) Mocha
2 9 (23.68%) Yeoman
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.68%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) French Language
3 4 (10.53%) German Language
3 4 (10.53%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior UI Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Web Developer
2 9 (23.68%) UI Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Web UI Developer
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Designer
3 4 (10.53%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Account Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Operations Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
2 14 (36.84%) RESTful
3 13 (34.21%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (31.58%) HTML5
4 12 (31.58%) React
5 11 (28.95%) Backbone.js
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
6 9 (23.68%) CSS3
6 9 (23.68%) D3.js
6 9 (23.68%) Ember.js
6 9 (23.68%) JSON
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Node.js
7 4 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) User Experience
2 13 (34.21%) Visualisation
3 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile Games
5 4 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (10.53%) Graphic Design
5 4 (10.53%) Robotics
6 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.26%) Online Games
7 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Biometrics
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (23.68%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (23.68%) Secure Coding
4 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.68%) User Stories
4 9 (23.68%) Web Design
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Content Management
7 4 (10.53%) Deep Learning
7 4 (10.53%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MBA
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Adobe
2 4 (10.53%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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