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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank - 48 56
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.29% 1.15%
As % of the General category - 0.76% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £20,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
124 131 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 36.05% 37.54% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 97 119 128
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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