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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - 28
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - - 0.76%
As % of the General category - - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
48 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 44.04% 49.11% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 33
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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