Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 73 98
Rank change year-on-year +31 +25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 36 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.14% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the General category 14.75% 1.98% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 10
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -49.21% +57.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,250 £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 Slough with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 244 353 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.81% 43.42% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 194 321 461
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,825 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Slough

Games
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Games in Slough

Games
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Games.

1 34 (94.44%) .NET
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
1 34 (94.44%) C#
1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (94.44%) TDD
2 32 (88.89%) BDD
3 29 (80.56%) WCF
3 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
3 29 (80.56%) OO
3 29 (80.56%) MVC
3 29 (80.56%) Internet
3 29 (80.56%) CQRS
3 29 (80.56%) Web Application Development
3 29 (80.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 29 (80.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (80.56%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) XSD
4 5 (13.89%) XSLT
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Fintech

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (80.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (86.11%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 29 (80.56%) WCF
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.89%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) XSD
3 5 (13.89%) XSLT
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (80.56%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (94.44%) TDD
2 32 (88.89%) BDD
3 29 (80.56%) CQRS
3 29 (80.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 29 (80.56%) MVC
3 29 (80.56%) OO
3 29 (80.56%) Web Application Development
4 5 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian