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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 137 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.41% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
862 1061 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 38.59% 42.17% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 595 641 633
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) Xbox
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (26.32%) QA
3 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Apple
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Laravel
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) FogBugz
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Roku

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
1 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Symfony
2 2 (10.53%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Xbox
2 2 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Chromecast
2 2 (10.53%) Apple TV
2 2 (10.53%) PlayStation
2 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
2 2 (10.53%) STB
2 2 (10.53%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Android
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Logistics
3 2 (10.53%) Business Development
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Roku
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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