The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 91 144
Rank change year-on-year -13 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 48 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 2.45% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.63% 5.82% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 5
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £59,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 319 825 1156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.62% 42.18% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 236 578 603
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Games
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Reading.

Salary trend for Games in Reading

Games
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Games.

1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Web Development
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (28.00%) RESTful
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 6 (24.00%) Google
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (24.00%) Node.js
5 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (24.00%) User Experience
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
2 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Mocha
2 1 (4.00%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) French Language
3 4 (16.00%) German Language
3 4 (16.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Account Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Service Operations Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Content Editor
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Product Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (4.00%) Web Editor
6 1 (4.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (24.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (24.00%) Node.js
3 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (8.00%) CSS3
6 2 (8.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.00%) Graphic Design
3 4 (16.00%) Robotics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) BDD
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Deep Learning
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Generation
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Presales
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
8 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) MBA
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Google
2 5 (20.00%) Adobe
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