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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 44 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.90% 3.82% 1.21%
As % of the General category 9.57% 9.72% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 8
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 115 216 338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 30.34% 39.27% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 154 283
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -20.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,600 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Games.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) PhD
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Vision
2 11 (84.62%) Image Processing
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) OOP
4 8 (61.54%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) GitHub
5 5 (38.46%) Physics
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) C Software Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Vision Engineer
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 2 (15.38%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
1 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Vision
2 11 (84.62%) Image Processing
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) OOP
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Physics
5 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) PhD
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
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IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
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