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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 92 138 133
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 41 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.37% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the General category 7.32% 1.03% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £100,000 £54,000
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
560 1068 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.35% 46.64% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 379 644 539
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 26 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 43 (55.13%) C#
2 39 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 36 (46.15%) Finance
3 36 (46.15%) Retail
4 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (43.59%) Logistics
5 34 (43.59%) Banking
6 29 (37.18%) .NET
7 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
8 25 (32.05%) WCF
8 25 (32.05%) KnockoutJS
9 24 (30.77%) CSS
9 24 (30.77%) HTML
9 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.49%) MVC
11 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
12 21 (26.92%) TDD
12 21 (26.92%) Web Application Development
12 21 (26.92%) Node.js
12 21 (26.92%) Ninject
12 21 (26.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
12 21 (26.92%) Android
12 21 (26.92%) iPhone
12 21 (26.92%) Google
12 21 (26.92%) Mobile App
12 21 (26.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 21 (26.92%) Google Play

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 21 (26.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) Google Play
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) CTI
1 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.41%) LAN
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.41%) VoIP
1 5 (6.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
2 14 (17.95%) HP UFT
2 14 (17.95%) JBehave
2 14 (17.95%) Ranorex
2 14 (17.95%) RSpec
2 14 (17.95%) Selenium
2 14 (17.95%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.28%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 39 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 36 (46.15%) Retail
3 34 (43.59%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Electronics
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Digital Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Performance Test Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (6.41%) Test Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Test Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 25 (32.05%) KnockoutJS
3 25 (32.05%) WCF
4 24 (30.77%) CSS
4 24 (30.77%) HTML
5 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 21 (26.92%) Ninject
6 14 (17.95%) Ajax
6 14 (17.95%) Web Services
7 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.13%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.13%) Dojo
7 4 (5.13%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.56%) JSP
8 2 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) iPhone
1 21 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.41%) IVR
3 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) Logistics
3 23 (29.49%) MVC
4 21 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (26.92%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (26.92%) TDD
4 21 (26.92%) Web Application Development
5 19 (24.36%) Mentoring
6 18 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 16 (20.51%) Coaching
8 14 (17.95%) API Testing
8 14 (17.95%) BDD
8 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.95%) OOP
8 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.82%) Business Development
9 10 (12.82%) Kanban
9 10 (12.82%) Project Management
9 10 (12.82%) Test Management
9 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) C#
2 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.79%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) Java
5 3 (3.85%) C
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Google
2 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (2.56%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Talend
5 1 (1.28%) Trillium