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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 8.33% -
As % of the General category - 26.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
38 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 45.78% 30.95% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 25
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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