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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Game Development
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £45,000 -
Sunderland - 2 £45,000 -
Game Development
North East

Game Development
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PhD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree