The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.00% 2.58% 1.29%
As % of the General category 2.44% 5.97% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £27,500 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -56.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £62,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 82 134 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 41.00% 43.23% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 114 86
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Luton

Games
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Games in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (50.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainee
1 1 (50.00%) Trainee Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainee Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 3