The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 49 63
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the General category - 0.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
123 117 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.52% 32.05% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 85
Average salary £50,000 £34,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.98% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Games
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Games Salary Trend in Luton