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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 51 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.47% 1.29% 2.39%
As % of the General category 6.40% 2.44% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 15
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
203 328 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 38.59% 52.73% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 278 209
Median salary £37,500 £47,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) PhD
2 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 12 (92.31%) Physics
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) MFC
4 5 (38.46%) OpenGL
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) STL
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
6 3 (23.08%) Algorithms

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# WCF Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) WCF Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) MFC
1 5 (38.46%) OpenGL
1 5 (38.46%) STL
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 12 (92.31%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Game Development
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
1 12 (92.31%) PhD
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