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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 75 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.19% - 0.30%
As % of the General category 3.16% - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
348 230 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 37.79% 34.80% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 320 204 253
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,375 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Games
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 10 £57,500 - 1
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (74.07%) C#
1 20 (74.07%) PhD
1 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
1 20 (74.07%) Physics
1 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
2 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) C++
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) C
5 7 (25.93%) Web Development
5 7 (25.93%) WCF
5 7 (25.93%) WPF
5 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) Image Processing
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (22.22%) OOD
6 6 (22.22%) UML
6 6 (22.22%) Aerospace
6 6 (22.22%) Automotive
6 6 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Banking

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (48.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) Calabash
General
1 6 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 6 (22.22%) Automotive
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Software Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Research Scientist
4 6 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Telesales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) WCF
2 7 (25.93%) WPF
2 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
2 7 (25.93%) jQuery
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Mathematics
1 20 (74.07%) Physics
1 20 (74.07%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Web Development
2 7 (25.93%) Image Processing
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Mobile Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Kanban
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) PhD
2 14 (51.85%) Degree
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