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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 62 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.48% - 0.23%
As % of the General category 4.15% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £57,500 - £26,500
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
241 126 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.76% 33.60% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 231 117 167
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,420 £29,000
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 22 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (80.00%) C#
1 20 (80.00%) PhD
1 20 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 20 (80.00%) Physics
1 20 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (28.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) WCF
4 7 (28.00%) WPF
4 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (28.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) Web Development
4 7 (28.00%) Image Processing
4 7 (28.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (24.00%) UML
5 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
5 6 (24.00%) Automotive
5 6 (24.00%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (24.00%) OOD
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Banking

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) Calabash
General
1 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (24.00%) Automotive
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) C# Software Developer
1 13 (52.00%) Software Developer
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
1 13 (52.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) C Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Research Scientist
3 6 (24.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) WCF
2 7 (28.00%) WPF
2 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 20 (80.00%) Physics
1 20 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (28.00%) Web Development
1 7 (28.00%) Image Processing
2 6 (24.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) OOD
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Kanban
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) C
2 7 (28.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) PhD
2 14 (56.00%) Degree
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago