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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
South East / Berkshire
Rank 165 166 209
Rank change year-on-year +1 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Games 21 54 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.62% 1.09% 0.52%
As % of the General category 2.11% 2.51% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 20
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +2.56%  

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 994 2148 2368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.43% 43.45% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 739 1563 1476
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,025 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +16 9 £40,000 - 4
Wokingham - 7 £36,500 -
Slough +27 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 40 (44.94%) Linux
2 38 (42.70%) Windows
3 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
4 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
5 23 (25.84%) SIEM
5 23 (25.84%) Analytics
5 23 (25.84%) Cyberthreat
6 22 (24.72%) C#
7 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
7 21 (23.60%) NoSQL
8 20 (22.47%) Degree
8 20 (22.47%) CISSP
9 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
10 18 (20.22%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (19.10%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (19.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (19.10%) Google
11 17 (19.10%) Information Security
11 17 (19.10%) .NET
12 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
12 16 (17.98%) MVC
12 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (16.85%) RESTful
13 15 (16.85%) Presales
14 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
14 14 (15.73%) Network Security
15 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
16 12 (13.48%) HTML
16 12 (13.48%) Git (software)

Games
Top Related 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 18 (20.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) Drupal
2 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.25%) 3ds Max
3 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Network Security
2 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.87%) Firewall
4 6 (6.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.60%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.36%) Big Data
3 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (6.74%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Ant
3 1 (1.12%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.12%) Grunt
3 1 (1.12%) gulp
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) Mocha
3 1 (1.12%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (12.36%) German Language
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) French Language
2 9 (10.11%) Marketing
3 7 (7.87%) Finance
4 6 (6.74%) Avionics
4 6 (6.74%) Banking
4 6 (6.74%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Advertising
5 4 (4.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Security Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Support Engineer
4 16 (17.98%) .NET Developer
5 15 (16.85%) Security Support Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Support Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (11.24%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) IT Security Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) IT Support
10 8 (8.99%) Linux Support
10 8 (8.99%) Linux Support Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (6.74%) Analyst
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
12 6 (6.74%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) .NET
2 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
2 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (16.85%) RESTful
4 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
5 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (12.36%) Node.js
6 11 (12.36%) ZeroMQ
7 10 (11.24%) .NET Framework
7 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (11.24%) Code First Entity Framework
7 10 (11.24%) Entity Framework
7 10 (11.24%) HTML5
7 10 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (11.24%) WCF
8 7 (7.87%) Ajax
9 6 (6.74%) CSS
9 6 (6.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (14.61%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.87%) Xbox
4 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Kinect
4 6 (6.74%) User Experience
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile Games
6 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.49%) Graphic Design
6 4 (4.49%) Robotics
7 3 (3.37%) Animation
8 2 (2.25%) Online Games
8 2 (2.25%) Social Media
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Linux
2 38 (42.70%) Windows
3 18 (20.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.36%) CentOS
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Android
5 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Analytics
1 23 (25.84%) SIEM
2 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Information Security
3 17 (19.10%) Security Monitoring
3 17 (19.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (17.98%) MVC
5 15 (16.85%) Presales
6 12 (13.48%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (13.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (12.36%) Digital Forensics
7 11 (12.36%) Risk Management
7 11 (12.36%) TDD
8 10 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (11.24%) BDD
8 10 (11.24%) Web Application Development
9 7 (7.87%) Web Development
10 6 (6.74%) Android Development
10 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
10 6 (6.74%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.72%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) C
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Ruby
5 7 (7.87%) Java
6 5 (5.62%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) CISSP
1 20 (22.47%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) CEH
2 11 (12.36%) GCIA
3 4 (4.49%) MBA
3 4 (4.49%) MCP
3 4 (4.49%) MCSE
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) CISA
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) GPG13
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Nessus
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
3 6 (6.74%) Grafana
3 6 (6.74%) Graphite
4 3 (3.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Google
2 12 (13.48%) LogRhythm
3 11 (12.36%) Apple
4 5 (5.62%) Adobe
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
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