The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 55 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.25% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Game Development
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 420 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 83.37% 75.81% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 276 268 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Game Development
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Game Development
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago