The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 144 201
Rank change year-on-year +18 +57  
Permanent jobs citing Games 57 64 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.72% 1.41% 0.45%
As % of the General category 4.80% 3.90% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 18
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1187 1641 2140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 35.83% 36.23% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 828 1181 1438
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Berkshire

Games
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Games in Berkshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Berkshire

Games
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +14 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Slough +16 11 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Reading +7 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Bracknell - 4 £35,000 - 1
Windsor -2 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 - 1
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 38 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.05%) C#
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Analytics
4 21 (26.92%) .NET
5 20 (25.64%) Windows
6 19 (24.36%) Linux
7 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 18 (23.08%) SIEM
7 18 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (21.79%) Marketing
9 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (20.51%) CISSP
9 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.51%) HTML
9 16 (20.51%) SQL
9 16 (20.51%) MVC
10 15 (19.23%) Degree
11 14 (17.95%) LogRhythm
11 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.67%) TDD
12 13 (16.67%) BDD
13 12 (15.38%) Facebook
13 12 (15.38%) Xbox
13 12 (15.38%) Google
13 12 (15.38%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
14 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) Google Play
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.82%) Internet
3 8 (10.26%) Firewall
4 6 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) ATM
6 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.56%) JBehave
4 2 (2.56%) Ranorex
4 2 (2.56%) RSpec
4 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.28%) Appium
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (21.79%) Marketing
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.41%) Electronics
6 3 (3.85%) Retail
7 2 (2.56%) German Language
8 1 (1.28%) Advertising
8 1 (1.28%) Back Office
8 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Security Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) IT Security Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.26%) IT Support
6 8 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Linux Support
6 8 (10.26%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
2 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (20.51%) HTML
3 11 (14.10%) HTML5
4 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 10 (12.82%) CSS
4 10 (12.82%) WCF
5 8 (10.26%) Ajax
6 6 (7.69%) jQuery
6 6 (7.69%) Regular Expression
7 4 (5.13%) CSS3
7 4 (5.13%) RESTful
7 4 (5.13%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.85%) XML
9 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.56%) Web Services
9 2 (2.56%) XSD
9 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (15.38%) Xbox
3 11 (14.10%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (11.54%) User Experience
5 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
6 6 (7.69%) Kinect
7 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.13%) PlayStation
8 4 (5.13%) Social Media
9 3 (3.85%) Animation
10 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
10 2 (2.56%) EPoS
10 2 (2.56%) Fintech
10 2 (2.56%) iPhone
10 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.56%) Online Games
11 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.26%) Android
5 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.13%) CentOS
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (29.49%) Analytics
2 18 (23.08%) SIEM
3 16 (20.51%) MVC
4 13 (16.67%) BDD
4 13 (16.67%) TDD
5 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.82%) CQRS
6 10 (12.82%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (12.82%) OO
6 10 (12.82%) Web Application Development
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
8 6 (7.69%) Android Development
8 6 (7.69%) Data Mapping
8 6 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.69%) Market Research
8 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) Python
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 6 (7.69%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.41%) C
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) CISSP
2 15 (19.23%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) MCP
3 6 (7.69%) MCSE
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.41%) CCNA
4 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.41%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (6.41%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Security+ Certification
5 4 (5.13%) CEH
5 4 (5.13%) GCIA
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) CISA
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) GPG13
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Grafana
1 2 (2.56%) Graphite
1 2 (2.56%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) LogRhythm
2 12 (15.38%) Facebook
2 12 (15.38%) Google
3 9 (11.54%) Adobe
4 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.69%) Twitter
6 4 (5.13%) Apple
7 2 (2.56%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) VMware
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