The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.66% +7.14%
Game Development
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 433 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.54% 83.11% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 450 354 341
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Game Development
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear