The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 48 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.45% 2.05% -
As % of the General category 10.89% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 112 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.71% 28.72% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 165 90 178
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Northamptonshire

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Games
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Northampton region.

Games Salary Trend in Northampton

Games
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 23 (74.19%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) PhD
3 20 (64.52%) Mathematics
3 20 (64.52%) Physics
3 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
3 20 (64.52%) Degree
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) WCF
4 13 (41.94%) WPF
5 12 (38.71%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) Silverlight
6 11 (35.48%) jQuery
6 11 (35.48%) HTML5
6 11 (35.48%) Web Development
7 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Image Processing
7 9 (29.03%) C++
7 9 (29.03%) C
7 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Product Management
8 5 (16.13%) User Experience Design
9 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
9 3 (9.68%) Adobe
9 3 (9.68%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (6.45%) OO

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Flash Builder
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Software Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Software Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Graduate
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
1 13 (41.94%) WCF
1 13 (41.94%) WPF
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) Silverlight
3 11 (35.48%) jQuery
3 11 (35.48%) HTML5
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Mathematics
1 20 (64.52%) Physics
1 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Web Development
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Image Processing
3 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Product Management
3 5 (16.13%) User Experience Design
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Web Design
5 1 (3.23%) Game Development
5 1 (3.23%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) C
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) PhD
1 20 (64.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) HP