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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 46 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.58% 3.28% 3.47%
As % of the General category 8.59% 11.21% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 11
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% -15.00%
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
128 107 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.05% 29.23% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 109 94 101
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,000 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 24 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) Sun
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 9 (34.62%) Online Games
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
5 9 (34.62%) RESTful
6 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (30.77%) Web Development
7 7 (26.92%) Automotive
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) OOP
8 6 (23.08%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (23.08%) Google

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 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.54%) Hazelcast
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
3 3 (11.54%) Appium
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) Gradle
3 3 (11.54%) Grunt
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Junior
2 6 (23.08%) Junior .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Junior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Games Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (23.08%) MSMQ
5 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (23.08%) WCF
5 6 (23.08%) WPF
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 5 (19.23%) Node.js
6 5 (19.23%) React
6 5 (19.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Online Games
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Games
3 5 (19.23%) Oculus Rift
3 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (11.54%) Kinect
5 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (7.69%) HTC Vive
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) BDD
3 9 (34.62%) Kanban
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) OOP
5 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) Ruby
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) F#
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) HLSL
6 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kibana
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Sun
2 6 (23.08%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Apigee
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