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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 36 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.97% 0.91% 0.22%
As % of the General category 15.60% 3.39% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
141 118 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.45% 26.76% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 97 112
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 27 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (75.76%) TDD
2 48 (72.73%) C#
3 41 (62.12%) .NET
4 40 (60.61%) MVC
5 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET
6 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
7 28 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
7 28 (42.42%) Node.js
7 28 (42.42%) Ninject
7 28 (42.42%) KnockoutJS
7 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
7 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
7 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
7 28 (42.42%) Google
7 28 (42.42%) WCF
7 28 (42.42%) Android
7 28 (42.42%) iPhone
8 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 27 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (30.30%) C++
9 20 (30.30%) Scrum
10 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.70%) Degree
11 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
12 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
13 10 (15.15%) Web Services
13 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
13 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
13 10 (15.15%) QA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (42.42%) Node.js
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JUnit
1 3 (4.55%) NUnit
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
1 3 (4.55%) Selenium
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) RSpec
1 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (1.52%) VTune
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 38 (57.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Principal Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Programmer
7 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Software Programmer
8 1 (1.52%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Designer
8 1 (1.52%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (42.42%) Ninject
4 28 (42.42%) WCF
4 28 (42.42%) KnockoutJS
5 27 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 11 (16.67%) OpenGL
7 10 (15.15%) Web Services
8 8 (12.12%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (6.06%) RESTful
9 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.03%) HTML
11 2 (3.03%) CSS
12 1 (1.52%) DirectX
12 1 (1.52%) jQuery
12 1 (1.52%) HTML5
12 1 (1.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) iPhone
1 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.15%) Visualisation
2 10 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.64%) Physics
3 9 (13.64%) GIS
4 7 (10.61%) Online Games
5 4 (6.06%) Online Gambling
5 4 (6.06%) CUDA
5 4 (6.06%) Social Gaming
6 3 (4.55%) Open Source
6 3 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.52%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Android
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) TDD
2 40 (60.61%) MVC
3 28 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
3 28 (42.42%) Dependency Injection
3 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
4 20 (30.30%) Scrum
5 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.15%) Image Processing
7 10 (15.15%) 3D Visualisation
8 9 (13.64%) OO
9 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Web Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.55%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.55%) User Stories
11 3 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) C#
2 20 (30.30%) C++
3 7 (10.61%) Ruby
4 6 (9.09%) VB
4 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.58%) Java
6 4 (6.06%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) HLSL
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe
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