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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 44 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.19% 4.19% 4.22%
As % of the General category 16.55% 18.68% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 23
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £53,000 £49,000
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
139 91 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.32% 22.41% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 99 80 98
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,108 £90,000 £55,000
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 26 August 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Online Games
2 20 (83.33%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Sun
3 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 16 (66.67%) TDD
4 16 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 12 (50.00%) High Availability
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (50.00%) Coaching
5 12 (50.00%) Ruby
5 12 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 12 (50.00%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (50.00%) Mobile Games
5 12 (50.00%) OOP
6 10 (41.67%) DevOps
7 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (33.33%) Spring
8 8 (33.33%) Maven
8 8 (33.33%) RESTful
8 8 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (33.33%) HTML5
8 8 (33.33%) jQuery
8 8 (33.33%) Kanban

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (33.33%) Hazelcast
1 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Ant
1 8 (33.33%) Gradle
1 8 (33.33%) Grunt
1 8 (33.33%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Appium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 4 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 8 (33.33%) CSS3
3 8 (33.33%) HTML5
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) Node.js
3 8 (33.33%) React
3 8 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (33.33%) RESTful
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Online Games
2 12 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 8 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.17%) Kinect
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 16 (66.67%) Scrum
2 16 (66.67%) TDD
3 12 (50.00%) Coaching
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (50.00%) High Availability
3 12 (50.00%) OOP
3 12 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 8 (33.33%) API Design
6 8 (33.33%) Kanban
6 8 (33.33%) Microservices
6 8 (33.33%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Sun
2 8 (33.33%) Apigee
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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