The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Sunderland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Tyne and Wear / Sunderland
Rank 10 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 8.70% - 17.31%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Median salary £42,500 - £45,000
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 Sunderland region.

General Category
Sunderland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 17.39% 5.00% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Sunderland

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Sunderland

Games
Salary Trend in Sunderland

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

Games Salary Trend in Sunderland

Games
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Sunderland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Sunderland region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (25.00%) Game Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sunderland 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 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Game Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) C#