The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 61 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.89% - 0.15%
As % of the General category 1.89% - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £21,000
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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
265 205 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 47.32% 41.33% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 203 178 267
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Games
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Slough region.

Games Salary Trend in Slough

Games
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Slough region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Slough

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Handset
3 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) 3G
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) PowerCenter
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (15.38%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Site Server
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) GSM
2 2 (15.38%) UMTS
2 2 (15.38%) 3G
2 2 (15.38%) LTE
2 2 (15.38%) 4G
2 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Sqoop
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (15.38%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
1 3 (23.08%) Xbox
2 2 (15.38%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Chromecast
2 2 (15.38%) Apple TV
2 2 (15.38%) PlayStation
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
2 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
2 2 (15.38%) STB
2 2 (15.38%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) OpenUP
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) HiveQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Plesk
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) cPanel
1 1 (7.69%) Webmin
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (15.38%) Roku
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Google