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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 126 142 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the General category 1.68% 0.80% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 13
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £18,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
716 873 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.43% 39.57% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 435 592 621
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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 £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 24 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 28 (50.91%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) Telecoms
3 24 (43.64%) HTML
3 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.82%) Finance
5 22 (40.00%) Logistics
5 22 (40.00%) Banking
5 22 (40.00%) Retail
6 18 (32.73%) .NET
7 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
7 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
8 16 (29.09%) Web Services
8 16 (29.09%) TDD
8 16 (29.09%) Ajax
9 14 (25.45%) WCF
9 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.45%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (23.64%) Coaching
11 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
11 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
11 12 (21.82%) MVC
12 11 (20.00%) Java
12 11 (20.00%) OOP
12 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.00%) Degree
12 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (20.00%) BDD
12 11 (20.00%) Selenium

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 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) CTI
1 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.09%) VoIP
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) Selenium
3 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 10 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 10 (18.18%) JBehave
3 10 (18.18%) Ranorex
3 10 (18.18%) RSpec
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
4 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Ant
5 6 (10.91%) Grunt
5 6 (10.91%) gulp
5 6 (10.91%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (10.91%) Maven
5 6 (10.91%) Mocha
5 6 (10.91%) Yeoman
6 4 (7.27%) eggPlant
6 4 (7.27%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.64%) SilkPerformer
General
1 27 (49.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (41.82%) Finance
3 22 (40.00%) Banking
3 22 (40.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Digital Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior UI Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.91%) UI Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Web UI Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Specialist
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Test Specialist
6 5 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) CSS
1 24 (43.64%) HTML
2 18 (32.73%) .NET
3 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.09%) Ajax
4 16 (29.09%) Web Services
5 14 (25.45%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (25.45%) WCF
6 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (18.18%) Backbone.js
7 10 (18.18%) Ember.js
7 10 (18.18%) Ninject
7 10 (18.18%) Node.js
8 7 (12.73%) React
8 7 (12.73%) RESTful
9 6 (10.91%) CSS3
9 6 (10.91%) D3.js
9 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) iPhone
1 10 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.09%) IVR
4 5 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Logistics
3 17 (30.91%) Mentoring
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
5 13 (23.64%) Coaching
6 12 (21.82%) MVC
6 12 (21.82%) Software Testing
7 11 (20.00%) BDD
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.00%) OOP
7 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (18.18%) API Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (18.18%) Web Application Development
9 7 (12.73%) Kanban
9 7 (12.73%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Test Management
10 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C
6 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Google
2 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.27%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
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