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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 62 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.30% 2.42% 2.03%
As % of the General category 2.48% 6.47% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
322 232 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 52.36% 37.36% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 275 204 105
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) PhD
2 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Physics
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
2 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Impala
3 4 (36.36%) Demand Management
3 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
3 4 (36.36%) Talend
3 4 (36.36%) Pentaho
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Informatica
3 4 (36.36%) Java

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (36.36%) Impala
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) Pentaho
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
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%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
2 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) Physics
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Demand Management
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Scala
2 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) PhD
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Talend
1 4 (36.36%) Informatica
1 4 (36.36%) Ab Initio
1 4 (36.36%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix