The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 76 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.38% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the General category 4.51% 1.29% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
244 310 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.61% 34.48% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 168 270 388
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Games
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Northamptonshire region.

Games Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Games
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +12 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Kettering - 3 £18,500 - 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (84.00%) C#
4 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (56.00%) C++
7 13 (52.00%) HTML
7 13 (52.00%) Web Development
8 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (48.00%) CSS
8 12 (48.00%) Windows
9 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 10 (40.00%) Physics
10 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (32.00%) OpenGL
11 8 (32.00%) Degree
11 8 (32.00%) Image Processing
12 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 7 (28.00%) iPad
12 7 (28.00%) Sage Pay
12 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
12 7 (28.00%) OpenCV
12 7 (28.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (28.00%) Graphic Design
12 7 (28.00%) MVC
12 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (28.00%) Adobe
12 7 (28.00%) OO
12 7 (28.00%) MS Excel

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Grunt
1 5 (20.00%) gulp
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Appium
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (52.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (52.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (52.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (36.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Graduate
5 7 (28.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior
5 7 (28.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) OpenGL
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (28.00%) OpenCV
6 7 (28.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) WCF
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) WinForms
10 2 (8.00%) XML
11 1 (4.00%) MFC
11 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (40.00%) Physics
3 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Graphic Design
3 7 (28.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Web Development
3 8 (32.00%) Image Processing
4 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) Computer Vision
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe
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