The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
England / North East
Rank 56 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.69% 1.63% 3.81%
As % of the General category 9.71% 4.72% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 23
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £30,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £62,500 £50,000
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
175 212 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.69% 34.64% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 142 187 207
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Games
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Games Salary Trend in the North East

Games
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in the North East

Games
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 16 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Durham - 1 £22,500 -
Games
England

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Games.

1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 17 (48.57%) Ruby
3 17 (48.57%) MVC
4 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (45.71%) .NET
4 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
5 15 (42.86%) RESTful
6 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (40.00%) WCF
6 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 14 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 14 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (40.00%) BDD
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (34.29%) Web Development
7 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
8 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (28.57%) TeamCity
9 10 (28.57%) CSS
9 10 (28.57%) HTML

Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) RSpec
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (20.00%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Junior
3 10 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Graduate
4 9 (25.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Games Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Games Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) .NET
1 16 (45.71%) AngularJS
2 15 (42.86%) RESTful
3 14 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 14 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 14 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (40.00%) WCF
4 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) MSMQ
5 9 (25.71%) WPF
6 8 (22.86%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) Node.js
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) Kinect
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.71%) HTC Vive
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) EPoS
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) MVC
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) BDD
3 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (34.29%) Web Development
5 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
6 9 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (25.71%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) OO
8 4 (11.43%) OOD
9 3 (8.57%) 3D Visualisation
9 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.57%) Prototyping
9 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Ruby
3 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) F#
5 6 (17.14%) C++
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) SQL
7 3 (8.57%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
8 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (5.71%) HLSL
8 2 (5.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Kibana
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Zend
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