Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 173 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 +90
Permanent jobs citing Games 89 90 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.32% 1.35% 1.29%
As % of the General category 4.10% 3.89% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 76 64
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -29.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £64,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +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 2,173 2,314 3,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.14% 34.83% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 1,633 2,708
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.50% -4.29%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +52 47 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Slough +8 16 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead -61 6 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Bracknell -16 3 £25,000 - 4
Newbury -11 1 £45,000 +109.30%
Wokingham -19 1 £35,000 -4.11%
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 57 (64.04%) .NET
2 44 (49.44%) E-Commerce
3 39 (43.82%) C#
4 38 (42.70%) WCF
5 35 (39.33%) Market Research
6 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
7 27 (30.34%) HTML
7 27 (30.34%) CSS
8 25 (28.09%) Windows
8 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
9 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
10 23 (25.84%) SQL
11 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (20.22%) Sass
14 18 (20.22%) React
15 17 (19.10%) Handlebars
15 17 (19.10%) lodash
15 17 (19.10%) Web Application Development
15 17 (19.10%) MVC
15 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
15 17 (19.10%) TDD
15 17 (19.10%) jQuery
15 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (17.98%) BDD
16 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (16.85%) OO
17 15 (16.85%) Internet

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 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) Drupal
2 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Responsys
3 2 (2.25%) Silverpop
4 1 (1.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) SSH
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (8.99%) Big Data
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) Power BI
6 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) Grunt
3 1 (1.12%) gulp
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 13 (14.61%) Marketing
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Automotive
5 3 (3.37%) Brand Awareness
5 3 (3.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (70.79%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) C# .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.22%) Backend Developer
4 18 (20.22%) C# WCF Developer
4 18 (20.22%) SQL Developer
4 18 (20.22%) WCF Developer
5 17 (19.10%) Angular Developer
5 17 (19.10%) HTML CSS Developer
5 17 (19.10%) HTML Developer
5 17 (19.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (19.10%) React Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Account Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.04%) .NET
2 38 (42.70%) WCF
3 27 (30.34%) CSS
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (20.22%) React
6 18 (20.22%) Sass
7 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
7 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (19.10%) Handlebars
7 17 (19.10%) jQuery
7 17 (19.10%) lodash
8 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (3.37%) RESTful
10 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.25%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Animation
3 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.12%) BBC
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Debian
3 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) E-Commerce
2 35 (39.33%) Market Research
3 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.10%) MVC
4 17 (19.10%) TDD
4 17 (19.10%) Web Application Development
5 16 (17.98%) BDD
6 15 (16.85%) OO
7 14 (15.73%) CQRS
7 14 (15.73%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (8.99%) Marketing Automation
8 8 (8.99%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics
10 5 (5.62%) Open Source
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (4.49%) DevOps
11 4 (4.49%) Multichannel Marketing
11 4 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) C#
2 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.84%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.49%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) F#
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Ansible
2 2 (2.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe
3 4 (4.49%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.37%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Facebook
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter