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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 63 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.37% 3.54% 0.84%
As % of the General category 0.81% 11.60% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 3
Average salary £70,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
246 181 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 45.05% 30.47% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 224 146 82
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Talend
1 3 (50.00%) Impala
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) WCF

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Informatica
1 3 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
1 3 (50.00%) Talend
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago