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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 29 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.80% - 0.32%
As % of the General category 8.57% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £62,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
105 108 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 44.30% 35.29% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 88 88 98
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,729
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) Node.js
2 11 (78.57%) AngularJS
3 10 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
3 10 (71.43%) RESTful
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) Ruby
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (28.57%) Xbox
5 3 (21.43%) Android SDK
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) NoSQL
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Team Leader
2 10 (71.43%) Lead .NET Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Lead Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 10 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
2 10 (71.43%) RESTful
2 10 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Xbox
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,500 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago