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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 66 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the General category 0.75% 2.05% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £22,500 £47,500 £21,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +124.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
266 195 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.69% 38.92% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 211 175 222
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
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
3 2 (15.38%) GSM

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Site Server
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%) PowerCenter
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
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 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile 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
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
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%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
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%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) HiveQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
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
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Talend
2 2 (15.38%) Roku
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Facebook
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Google