The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 71 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% - 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £30,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Online Games
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
246 159 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.25% 24.27% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 151 128 125
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Online Games
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Online Games Salary Trend in the North East

Online Games
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 Online Games within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 - 3 £30,000 -
Online Games
England

Online Games
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Games
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Razor View Engine

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA