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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 45 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.32% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.16% 0.97% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86 308 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.74% 46.53% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 74 250 231
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Internet Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) Code First Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware