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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - 10 -
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland - 19.30% -
As % of the General category - 44.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Sunderland region.

General Category
Sunderland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 18.75% 43.86% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Sunderland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Sunderland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Sunderland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sunderland region citing 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 Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Sunderland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sunderland region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Scrum Master
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD