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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 136 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.03% 0.87% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £54,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1067 919 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 46.92% 39.71% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 641 534 583
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £67,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Reading

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (46.67%) Xbox
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (33.33%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (26.67%) Apple
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Laravel
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) Android
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Roku
6 2 (13.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Chromecast
6 2 (13.33%) Apple TV
6 2 (13.33%) PlayStation
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) FogBugz

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) FogBugz
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Laravel
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Symfony
3 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Xbox
2 2 (13.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Chromecast
2 2 (13.33%) Apple TV
2 2 (13.33%) PlayStation
2 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (13.33%) IPTV
2 2 (13.33%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CEH
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) CRISC
1 1 (6.67%) OSCP
1 1 (6.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Roku
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Zend
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