Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 152 184
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 1.12% 0.61%
As % of the General category 2.75% 2.69% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 20
Reading median annual salary £30,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £100,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% +50.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 800 1449 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.94% 41.46% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 573 861 1310
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Reading over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) QA
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) Subversion

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.64%) JBehave
2 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
2 3 (13.64%) RSpec
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Appium
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Test Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Junior
3 2 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) CSS
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Ajax
2 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
2 3 (13.64%) CSS3
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) React
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) API Testing
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Logistics
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) XAML
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.55%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.55%) SAP