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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 54 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.24% - 0.55%
As % of the General category 0.71% - 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £32,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
141 160 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.47% 29.47% 44.73%
Number of salaries quoted 103 111 230
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Vision
4 5 (55.56%) Grunt
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) gulp
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Grunt
1 5 (55.56%) gulp
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (11.11%) MFC
5 1 (11.11%) OpenCV
5 1 (11.11%) STL
5 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Vision
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP