Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 133 167
Rank change year-on-year -89 +34 +118
Permanent jobs citing Games 37 124 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 1.92% 1.61%
As % of the General category 2.12% 5.36% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 106 86
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £63,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 1,746 2,313 3,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.91% 35.86% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,603 2,234
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £78,750 £77,000
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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +1 20 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Bracknell -23 8 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Newbury +9 2 £33,750 +9.76%
Slough -36 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Wokingham +11 1 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Maidenhead -46 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
4 14 (37.84%) Market Research
5 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
5 13 (35.14%) jQuery
5 13 (35.14%) C#
6 12 (32.43%) CSS
7 11 (29.73%) WCF
7 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
7 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (29.73%) Docker
8 10 (27.03%) MVC
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 9 (24.32%) Retail
9 9 (24.32%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) Electronics
11 7 (18.92%) Kanban
11 7 (18.92%) Sass
11 7 (18.92%) HTML5
11 7 (18.92%) React
12 6 (16.22%) lodash
12 6 (16.22%) Microservices
12 6 (16.22%) Handlebars

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 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Google Play
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Power BI
5 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Electronics
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Backend Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.92%) WCF Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Angular Developer
5 6 (16.22%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (16.22%) HTML Developer
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (16.22%) React Developer
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
5 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (29.73%) WCF
6 7 (18.92%) HTML5
6 7 (18.92%) React
6 7 (18.92%) Sass
7 6 (16.22%) Handlebars
7 6 (16.22%) LAMP
7 6 (16.22%) Laravel
7 6 (16.22%) lodash
7 6 (16.22%) Symfony
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.51%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) XML
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Animation
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) BBC
2 1 (2.70%) CCTV
2 1 (2.70%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) iPhone
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
1 14 (37.84%) Market Research
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) Kanban
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Microservices
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) ATDD
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Feature Driven Development
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security
6 5 (13.51%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
4 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) F#
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 2 (5.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Pardot
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Samsung
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau