Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 88 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 +31 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 31 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.76% 1.45% 0.29%
As % of the General category 7.51% 4.60% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 4
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.16% +29.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £16,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 413 435 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.71% 31.64% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 288 303 539
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,250 £62,250 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Northamptonshire

Games
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Games in Northamptonshire

Games
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Games 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +37 30 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Games
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 18 (58.06%) Mathematics
2 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 18 (58.06%) Scrum
2 18 (58.06%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) C++
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) PhD
2 18 (58.06%) GitHub
2 18 (58.06%) Computer Vision
3 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
4 13 (41.94%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) Physics
4 13 (41.94%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (41.94%) Subversion
4 13 (41.94%) Electronics
4 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
4 13 (41.94%) Algorithms
4 13 (41.94%) Machine Learning
5 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) PHP
6 7 (22.58%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (22.58%) WordPress
6 7 (22.58%) Drupal

Games
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Drupal
1 7 (22.58%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) GitHub
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Visual Studio
2 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 13 (41.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (41.94%) Electronics
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) C++ Software Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) C++ Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C++ Software Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate Software Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
4 7 (22.58%) PHP Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Computer Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 13 (41.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Computer Vision
2 18 (58.06%) Mathematics
2 18 (58.06%) Scrum
2 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) Machine Learning
3 13 (41.94%) Physics
4 7 (22.58%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Image Processing
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
1 18 (58.06%) C++
2 13 (41.94%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) C
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
1 18 (58.06%) PhD
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft