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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 54 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.25% - 1.12%
As % of the General category 0.70% - 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £62,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
143 166 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.57% 38.16% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 115 149 94
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,100 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Development
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft