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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 122 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.59% 0.57% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1192 1051 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 46.15% 42.50% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 644 727 608
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 October 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (37.50%) Marketing
2 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (21.88%) Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
4 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
4 7 (21.88%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 6 (18.75%) Electronics
5 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (18.75%) DTV
5 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
6 5 (15.63%) Information Security
6 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
6 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 5 (15.63%) SIEM
6 5 (15.63%) CRISC

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (37.50%) Marketing
2 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Banking
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 6 (18.75%) Electronics
5 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.25%) Back Office
7 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Principal Security Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Principal Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Sales Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Development Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
2 5 (15.63%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) XHTML
3 4 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) Symfony
5 2 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.25%) CakePHP
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Django
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) DTV
3 4 (12.50%) IPTV
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.13%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Debian
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 6 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
3 5 (15.63%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Test Management
5 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) SEO
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PCI QSA
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
2 5 (15.63%) CISA
2 5 (15.63%) CISM
2 5 (15.63%) CRISC
3 2 (6.25%) OSCP
3 2 (6.25%) OSCE
3 2 (6.25%) CEH
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
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