The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.49% - -
As % of the General category 5.71% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

General Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 102 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 26.12% 55.14% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 88 21
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Games
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Games Salary Trend in Durham

Games
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Durham region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++