The 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.90% 1.22% -
As % of the General category 2.03% 3.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Games
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

General Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
295 223 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 44.43% 34.10% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 250 215 115
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,400 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) PhD
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 8 (72.73%) Physics
2 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
4 2 (18.18%) Teradata
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) R

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Pentaho
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) WCF
1 6 (54.55%) WPF
1 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
1 6 (54.55%) jQuery
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
1 8 (72.73%) Physics
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) R
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) PhD
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Informatica
1 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
1 2 (18.18%) Teradata
1 2 (18.18%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix