Period
to 25 April 2019

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 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 176 190
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 +41
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 99 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 1.41% 1.14%
As % of the General category 1.73% 4.31% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 81 63
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,500 £32,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,674 2,298 2,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.60% 32.61% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 1,659 1,608
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,200 £27,000
90th Percentile £79,350 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -28 14 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Maidenhead +8 9 £57,500 +27.78%
Bracknell -2 3 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Newbury - 2 £32,500 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £62,500 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (55.17%) Analytics
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) Retail
6 10 (34.48%) C#
6 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (31.03%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) CRM
7 9 (31.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) SaaS
10 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
10 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.69%) User Stories
10 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) Marketing
10 6 (20.69%) Use Case
10 6 (20.69%) Android

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (24.14%) SaaS
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
4 4 (13.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
3 4 (13.79%) Data Mart
3 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) Power BI
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (37.93%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Senior E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Augmented Reality Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Games Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.69%) React
5 5 (17.24%) SOAP
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 4 (13.79%) MSMQ
6 4 (13.79%) OpenID
7 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) Vue.js
8 2 (6.90%) Angular 2
8 2 (6.90%) CGI
8 2 (6.90%) HTML
8 2 (6.90%) Laravel
8 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 2 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) iPad
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
3 4 (13.79%) Reference Data
4 3 (10.34%) User Experience
5 2 (6.90%) Animation
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Android
1 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (55.17%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (31.03%) CRM
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Creative Thinking
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.69%) Use Case
6 6 (20.69%) User Stories
7 5 (17.24%) Web Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Data Management
8 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) F#
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Brocade
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) Meraki
2 1 (3.45%) VMware