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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 61 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.97% 5.66% 7.21%
As % of the General category 4.03% 26.09% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 40
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
124 92 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.94% 21.70% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 98 80 158
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 28 June 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 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Automotive
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Kinect
2 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Oculus Rift
3 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Online Games
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Gradle
5 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
5 2 (20.00%) Grunt
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) HLSL
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Gradle
1 2 (20.00%) Grunt
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (50.00%) Automotive
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Tools Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Graphics Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) DirectX
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (20.00%) React
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Kinect
1 5 (50.00%) Oculus Rift
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Online Games
3 2 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) 3D Visualisation
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) API Design
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) HLSL
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Apigee
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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