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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 45 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 7 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.58% 3.79% 1.34%
As % of the General category 5.30% 14.29% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
Tyne and Wear

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
132 105 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.80% 26.52% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 114 79 152
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Games.

1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Online Games
2 20 (64.52%) Sun
2 20 (64.52%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 16 (51.61%) Front End Development
4 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
5 12 (38.71%) Ruby
5 12 (38.71%) Mobile Games
5 12 (38.71%) Refactoring
5 12 (38.71%) QA
5 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
5 12 (38.71%) OOP
5 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 12 (38.71%) Coaching
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (38.71%) High Availability
6 11 (35.48%) DevOps
7 10 (32.26%) React
7 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) REST
7 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 10 (32.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
7 10 (32.26%) Node.js
7 10 (32.26%) jQuery
8 9 (29.03%) OO

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 2 (6.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Hazelcast
2 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Ant
1 8 (25.81%) Gradle
1 8 (25.81%) Grunt
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Appium
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (22.58%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
3 4 (12.90%) Games Developer
3 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Games Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 10 (32.26%) jQuery
3 10 (32.26%) Node.js
3 10 (32.26%) React
3 10 (32.26%) REST
4 8 (25.81%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (25.81%) Backbone.js
4 8 (25.81%) CSS3
4 8 (25.81%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) Spring
5 4 (12.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (6.45%) CherryPy
6 2 (6.45%) Django
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.45%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Online Games
2 12 (38.71%) Mobile Games
3 8 (25.81%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (16.13%) Oculus Rift
4 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Kinect
6 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
6 2 (6.45%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (6.45%) HTC Vive
6 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Front End Development
2 16 (51.61%) Scrum
2 16 (51.61%) TDD
3 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Coaching
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (38.71%) High Availability
4 12 (38.71%) OOP
4 12 (38.71%) Refactoring
4 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
5 11 (35.48%) DevOps
6 9 (29.03%) OO
7 8 (25.81%) API Design
7 8 (25.81%) Kanban
7 8 (25.81%) Microservices
7 8 (25.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Ruby
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) HLSL
4 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
1 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Sun
2 8 (25.81%) Apigee
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