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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 39 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.39% 4.02% -
As % of the General category 1.02% 13.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
98 104 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 37.84% 29.89% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 97
Median salary £49,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
2 8 (72.73%) Node.js
2 8 (72.73%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (72.73%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Team Leader
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Lead .NET Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Lead Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (72.73%) Code First Entity Framework
2 8 (72.73%) Entity Framework
2 8 (72.73%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (72.73%) Node.js
2 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) BDD
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
1 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP