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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 49 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 14 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.87% 0.41% 1.48%
As % of the General category 8.75% 0.92% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 10
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £38,000 £65,000
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
160 327 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.85% 44.19% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 281 231
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 August 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Northampton

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
1 24 (96.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (92.00%) Mathematics
2 23 (92.00%) Physics
3 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (72.00%) C#
4 17 (68.00%) C++
4 17 (68.00%) PhD
4 17 (68.00%) Degree
5 14 (56.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (48.00%) OpenGL
7 11 (44.00%) Image Processing
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) Web Development
8 7 (28.00%) WCF
8 7 (28.00%) WPF
9 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (24.00%) Prototyping
9 6 (24.00%) SDLC
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (24.00%) Silverlight
9 6 (24.00%) Machine Learning
9 6 (24.00%) OpenCV
9 6 (24.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (24.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) MFC
9 6 (24.00%) OO

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 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Graduate
4 7 (28.00%) WCF Developer
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
1 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) OpenGL
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) WCF
3 7 (28.00%) WPF
4 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) MFC
4 6 (24.00%) OpenCV
4 6 (24.00%) Silverlight
4 6 (24.00%) STL
4 6 (24.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (92.00%) Mathematics
2 23 (92.00%) Physics
3 6 (24.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (44.00%) Image Processing
3 7 (28.00%) Web Development
4 6 (24.00%) Machine Learning
4 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Vision
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Game Development
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
1 17 (68.00%) PhD