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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 55 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% 0.78% 2.12%
As % of the General category 1.98% 1.83% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £47,500 £21,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+126.19% -53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £20,700 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
202 273 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.22% 42.72% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 179 230 244
Average salary £49,500 £46,000 £45,790
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Slough

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) LINQ
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
1 2 (50.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS