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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 38 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.55% - 0.28%
As % of the General category 11.32% - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
106 122 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 31.36% 29.33% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 76 89 86
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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

Games
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Luton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (73.33%) Xbox
3 9 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Google
5 6 (40.00%) Web Development
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (40.00%) Android SDK
5 6 (40.00%) Android Development
5 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (40.00%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) Node.js
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Email Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Umbraco
6 5 (33.33%) Grunt
6 5 (33.33%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (33.33%) WordPress

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Luton region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 5 (33.33%) WordPress
1 5 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (33.33%) Acrobat
1 5 (33.33%) InDesign
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe Premiere
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 11 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Graduate
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Development
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (33.33%) Ajax
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 5 (33.33%) Ember.js
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Xbox
2 9 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (20.00%) Physics
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Android Development
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Email Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Google
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft