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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 70 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.84% - 0.37%
As % of the General category 2.40% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £18,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
250 235 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 34.87% 30.13% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 183 179 332
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,300
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Kettering - 4 £18,500 -
Northampton - 2 £36,250 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) Web Development
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) IIS
6 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
6 9 (47.37%) Adobe
6 9 (47.37%) Graphic Design
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 9 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (47.37%) Sage Pay
6 9 (47.37%) iPad
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) C++
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) CSS3
9 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 5 (26.32%) Grunt
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 5 (26.32%) HTML5

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 9 (47.37%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) Grunt
1 5 (26.32%) gulp
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) .NET Developer
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (73.68%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (73.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (73.68%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior
3 9 (47.37%) Junior .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) Junior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Web Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) ASP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (10.53%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (5.26%) MFC
7 1 (5.26%) OpenCV
7 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Graphic Design
1 9 (47.37%) iPad
2 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Physics
4 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Web Development
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Vision
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) SAP