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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 46 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.53% - 0.38%
As % of the General category 1.45% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £32,500 - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 138 169 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 36.60% 30.07% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 116 123 213
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 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

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (81.82%) C++
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Computer Vision
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) Web Development
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (45.45%) HTML5
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 5 (45.45%) Grunt
6 5 (45.45%) gulp
7 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
7 4 (36.36%) Physics
8 3 (27.27%) PhD
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) Image Processing
9 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 2 (18.18%) SQL

Games
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Grunt
1 5 (45.45%) gulp
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Web Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Web Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (9.09%) MFC
5 1 (9.09%) OpenCV
5 1 (9.09%) STL
5 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Vision
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (36.36%) Physics
6 3 (27.27%) Image Processing
7 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
8 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 1 (9.09%) OO
8 1 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C++
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
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