The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 37 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.50% 2.13% 4.91%
As % of the General category 17.65% 6.96% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 16
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

General Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
102 115 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.50% 30.67% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 87 102 113
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Games Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Games.

1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) Ruby
4 12 (48.00%) Web Development
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (40.00%) Kibana
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (40.00%) Kanban
6 10 (40.00%) F#
6 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 10 (40.00%) WPF
6 10 (40.00%) RESTful
6 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (24.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) RSpec
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (24.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) Junior
2 11 (44.00%) Junior Developer
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Games Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Games Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 10 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (40.00%) MSMQ
3 10 (40.00%) RESTful
3 10 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (40.00%) WCF
3 10 (40.00%) WPF
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) REST
6 3 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (8.00%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (8.00%) HTC Vive
3 2 (8.00%) Kinect
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (48.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Web Development
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (40.00%) Kanban
4 10 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) Content Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) F#
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Python
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) HLSL
8 2 (8.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,500 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago