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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 69 65
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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
468 434 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.32% 87.32% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 396 364 390
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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