Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 139 189
Rank change year-on-year -64 +50 +120
Permanent jobs citing Games 58 123 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.91% 2.01% 1.44%
As % of the General category 3.08% 5.41% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 102 66
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51% -22.92%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,000 £35,625
90th Percentile £59,250 £59,750 £63,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,882 2,273 3,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.69% 37.07% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 1,585 2,307
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +9 36 £45,000 +44.00% 8
Slough -28 7 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell -35 5 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Newbury +6 2 £33,750 +56.98%
Maidenhead -53 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Wokingham -1 1 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) E-Commerce
3 26 (44.83%) HTML
4 25 (43.10%) Market Research
5 24 (41.38%) C#
6 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 22 (37.93%) WCF
7 21 (36.21%) CSS
8 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
9 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
10 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (25.86%) Windows
10 15 (25.86%) SQL
10 15 (25.86%) jQuery
11 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (24.14%) TDD
12 13 (22.41%) Sass
12 13 (22.41%) React
13 12 (20.69%) lodash
13 12 (20.69%) Handlebars
14 11 (18.97%) MVC
14 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (15.52%) Java
17 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
17 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
17 8 (13.79%) Retail
17 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
17 8 (13.79%) Docker

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 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Google Play
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (8.62%) DB2
4 3 (5.17%) Big Data
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.72%) Grunt
4 1 (1.72%) gulp
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 8 (13.79%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Electronics
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Backend Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# WCF Developer
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
4 13 (22.41%) WCF Developer
5 12 (20.69%) Angular Developer
5 12 (20.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 12 (20.69%) HTML Developer
5 12 (20.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (20.69%) React Developer
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) HTML
3 22 (37.93%) WCF
4 21 (36.21%) CSS
5 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
6 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (25.86%) jQuery
7 13 (22.41%) React
7 13 (22.41%) Sass
8 12 (20.69%) Handlebars
8 12 (20.69%) lodash
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (12.07%) HTML5
11 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (10.34%) XML
12 5 (8.62%) RESTful
13 3 (5.17%) LAMP
13 3 (5.17%) REST
13 3 (5.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Animation
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) BBC
4 1 (1.72%) CCTV
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Debian
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) E-Commerce
2 25 (43.10%) Market Research
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 8 (13.79%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.07%) BDD
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.07%) Kanban
6 7 (12.07%) Microservices
6 7 (12.07%) OO
6 7 (12.07%) Open Source
7 6 (10.34%) DevOps
7 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.62%) ATDD
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) CQRS
8 5 (8.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (8.62%) Feature Driven Development
8 5 (8.62%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) C#
2 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.45%) F#
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
1 5 (8.62%) Terraform
2 2 (3.45%) Kibana
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Pardot
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Samsung
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter