The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 69 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.53% 0.14% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.19% 0.31% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £21,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
253 319 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 44.62% 45.51% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 216 241 277
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Games
Berkshire

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com