The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
592 547 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 71.84% 82.88% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 430 463 462
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
England

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Game Development
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the North East region.

Game Development Salary Trend in the North East

Game Development
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £45,000 -
Game Development
England

Game Development
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PhD
1 2 (100.00%) Degree