Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 75 109
Rank change year-on-year +26 +34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 29 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.17% 2.19% 0.48%
As % of the General category 11.79% 6.40% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 9
Northampton median annual salary £29,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.67% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £36,250 £55,000 £43,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -7.69%

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

All General Skills
Northampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 246 344 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 35.34% 34.19% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 161 210 502
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £62,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% -2.35% +6.25%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Northampton

Games
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Games in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 26 (89.66%) C#
1 26 (89.66%) PhD
1 26 (89.66%) Computer Science
1 26 (89.66%) Degree
1 26 (89.66%) Mathematics
2 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
2 25 (86.21%) GitHub
2 25 (86.21%) Computer Vision
2 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) C++
2 25 (86.21%) Scrum
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Physics
4 16 (55.17%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
4 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
4 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
4 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
4 16 (55.17%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) Python
4 16 (55.17%) Electronics
4 16 (55.17%) Subversion
5 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (31.03%) Image Processing
6 9 (31.03%) C
6 9 (31.03%) OOP
6 9 (31.03%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 3 (10.34%) Drupal
1 3 (10.34%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (86.21%) GitHub
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
1 16 (55.17%) Subversion
1 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (55.17%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) C++ Software Engineer
1 25 (86.21%) Software Engineer
2 20 (68.97%) Developer
3 17 (58.62%) Software Developer
4 16 (55.17%) C++ Developer
4 16 (55.17%) C++ Software Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate Software Developer
4 16 (55.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) Computer Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Computer Science
2 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Mathematics
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) Computer Vision
2 25 (86.21%) Scrum
2 25 (86.21%) Software Engineering
3 17 (58.62%) Physics
4 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
5 9 (31.03%) Image Processing
5 9 (31.03%) OO
5 9 (31.03%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 25 (86.21%) C++
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) C
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Degree
1 26 (89.66%) PhD
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science Degree