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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.03% 0.97% 1.55%
As % of the General category 2.86% 2.85% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 14
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 210 246 437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 36.08% 33.93% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 186 184 374
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +13 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Games
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) PhD
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Image Processing
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Vision
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) Sage Pay
4 3 (30.00%) GitHub

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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
1 3 (30.00%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) C Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Vision Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 3 (30.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (30.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Vision
1 6 (60.00%) Image Processing
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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