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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 63 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.55% - 0.41%
As % of the General category 3.87% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £34,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
284 128 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 40.11% 32.00% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 269 111 179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,934 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (77.27%) C#
1 17 (77.27%) PhD
1 17 (77.27%) Mathematics
1 17 (77.27%) Physics
1 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 11 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) WPF
5 7 (31.82%) Silverlight
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (27.27%) UML
6 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
6 6 (27.27%) Automotive
6 6 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (27.27%) OOD
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Retail

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) Calabash
General
1 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
1 6 (27.27%) Automotive
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
1 13 (59.09%) C# Developer
1 13 (59.09%) Software Developer
1 13 (59.09%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Research Scientist
3 6 (27.27%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) WCF
2 7 (31.82%) WPF
2 7 (31.82%) Silverlight
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Mathematics
1 17 (77.27%) Physics
1 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
2 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) OOD
4 5 (22.73%) Mobile Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Kanban
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) PhD
2 11 (50.00%) Degree
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