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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.28% - -
As % of the General category 3.85% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
208 122 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.17% 35.26% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 116 175
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,785
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 23 July 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) PhD
1 27 (96.43%) Mathematics
1 27 (96.43%) Physics
1 27 (96.43%) Computer Science
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
4 16 (57.14%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) Image Processing
5 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) C
5 11 (39.29%) C++
6 10 (35.71%) HTML
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) Web Development
6 10 (35.71%) WCF
6 10 (35.71%) WPF
6 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
6 10 (35.71%) jQuery
6 10 (35.71%) HTML5
7 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) UML
7 6 (21.43%) OOD
7 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
7 6 (21.43%) Automotive
7 6 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (3.57%) Web Design
8 1 (3.57%) Adobe

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Aerospace
1 6 (21.43%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Developer
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
1 16 (57.14%) C# Developer
1 16 (57.14%) C# Software Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) C Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Research Scientist
4 6 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) WCF
2 10 (35.71%) WPF
2 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
2 10 (35.71%) jQuery
2 10 (35.71%) HTML5
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) Mathematics
1 27 (96.43%) Physics
1 27 (96.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
1 11 (39.29%) Image Processing
2 10 (35.71%) Web Development
3 6 (21.43%) UML
3 6 (21.43%) OOD
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) PhD
2 21 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe