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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 46 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.92% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the General category 12.50% 2.56% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 8
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £49,750 £43,000
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
232 390 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.39% 43.33% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 147 334 296
Median salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 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 23 July 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 +20 23 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Corby - 6 £75,000 -
Games
East Midlands

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 23 (67.65%) Mathematics
3 23 (67.65%) Physics
3 23 (67.65%) .NET
3 23 (67.65%) Windows
4 20 (58.82%) C#
5 17 (50.00%) C++
5 17 (50.00%) PhD
5 17 (50.00%) Degree
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
7 12 (35.29%) OpenGL
8 11 (32.35%) Image Processing
9 8 (23.53%) JUnit
9 8 (23.53%) Java
9 8 (23.53%) Scala
9 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 8 (23.53%) Selenium
9 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 8 (23.53%) Python
9 8 (23.53%) Open Source
9 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
9 8 (23.53%) Ranorex
9 8 (23.53%) Line Management
9 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 7 (20.59%) Web Development
10 7 (20.59%) HTML
11 6 (17.65%) Aerospace
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) OO

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JUnit
1 8 (23.53%) Ranorex
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
1 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Appium
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Test Consultant
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Graduate
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (17.65%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (17.65%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) C# WCF Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Software Developer
6 6 (17.65%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) OpenGL
4 8 (23.53%) WCF
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (17.65%) HTML5
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
6 6 (17.65%) MFC
6 6 (17.65%) OpenCV
6 6 (17.65%) Silverlight
6 6 (17.65%) STL
6 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 6 (17.65%) WPF
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.88%) Node.js
8 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 23 (67.65%) Mathematics
2 23 (67.65%) Physics
3 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) Image Processing
3 8 (23.53%) Line Management
3 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) Open Source
3 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 6 (17.65%) OO
5 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.94%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Scala
4 5 (14.71%) C
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
1 17 (50.00%) PhD
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