The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 28 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 32 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.78% 1.11% 2.00%
As % of the General category 17.68% 4.55% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 8
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
181 132 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.35% 24.40% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 163 111 86
Average salary £35,232 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £55,000 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Tyne and Wear

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Games 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 Games.

1 42 (75.00%) C#
2 39 (69.64%) .NET
3 32 (57.14%) MVC
4 30 (53.57%) TDD
5 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
6 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (39.29%) Scrum
8 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
9 18 (32.14%) Web Application Development
9 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (32.14%) WCF
10 16 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (25.00%) Node.js
12 13 (23.21%) Ninject
12 13 (23.21%) Mobile App
12 13 (23.21%) Razor View Engine
12 13 (23.21%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (23.21%) Android
12 13 (23.21%) iPhone
12 13 (23.21%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (23.21%) Google
13 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
13 9 (16.07%) C++
13 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.29%) QA
14 8 (14.29%) NUnit
15 7 (12.50%) Subversion
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.50%) Web Services

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) NUnit
2 7 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (8.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) JUnit
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) RSpec
5 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 33 (58.93%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 18 (32.14%) WCF
5 13 (23.21%) Ninject
5 13 (23.21%) Razor View Engine
5 13 (23.21%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
7 7 (12.50%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) RESTful
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (10.71%) HTML
8 6 (10.71%) CSS
9 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
9 5 (8.93%) OpenGL
9 5 (8.93%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (8.93%) Ajax
9 5 (8.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Mobile App
1 13 (23.21%) iPhone
2 6 (10.71%) Online Gambling
2 6 (10.71%) Social Gaming
3 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.93%) Open Source
4 4 (7.14%) Online Games
4 4 (7.14%) GIS
4 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.14%) Physics
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (5.36%) CUDA
5 3 (5.36%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) MVC
2 30 (53.57%) TDD
3 22 (39.29%) Scrum
4 18 (32.14%) Web Application Development
5 16 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (23.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.93%) 3D Visualisation
9 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
9 5 (8.93%) Image Processing
10 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.14%) OO
11 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (16.07%) C++
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) Ruby
5 5 (8.93%) VB
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) MCTS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCP
2 5 (8.93%) MCAD
2 5 (8.93%) MCSD
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Google
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago