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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 50 67
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 1.40% 0.19%
As % of the General category - 2.83% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £60,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +185.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
249 283 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 44.46% 49.39% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 205 225 199
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,570
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £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 30 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom