Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 105
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.73% 2.31% 1.22%
As % of the General category 5.25% 7.13% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 66 34
Northamptonshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £33,975
90th Percentile £37,125 £55,000 £51,375
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 381 477 804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 33.02% 32.43% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 316 328 685
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +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
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 27 July 2017. 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 +14 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Games
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) PhD
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
1 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (90.00%) Computer Vision
2 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 16 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (75.00%) GitHub
4 15 (75.00%) Linux
4 15 (75.00%) Scrum
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (70.00%) C
5 14 (70.00%) Image Processing
6 13 (65.00%) Windows
7 11 (55.00%) OOP
7 11 (55.00%) OO
8 9 (45.00%) Physics
9 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
10 4 (20.00%) Electronics
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Subversion
10 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
10 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
11 2 (10.00%) HTML5

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 18 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) C Software Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) jQuery
1 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (90.00%) Computer Vision
2 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) Scrum
4 14 (70.00%) Image Processing
5 11 (55.00%) OO
5 11 (55.00%) OOP
6 9 (45.00%) Physics
7 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
1 20 (100.00%) PhD
2 16 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 6 days ago