The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 56 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 34 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.46% 6.37% 7.09%
As % of the General category 8.13% 28.81% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 44
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
160 118 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.25% 22.10% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 135 96 203
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,983 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Games
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Games Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Games
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gateshead 0 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Games
North East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Games.

1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (61.90%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
5 12 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (57.14%) Web Application Development
5 12 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 12 (57.14%) Node.js
5 12 (57.14%) BDD
5 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
5 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 12 (57.14%) RESTful
5 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 12 (57.14%) WCF
5 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) Ruby
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (57.14%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Oculus Rift
6 6 (28.57%) Retail
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) Automotive

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Automotive
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Tools Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (61.90%) KnockoutJS
3 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (57.14%) Code First Entity Framework
3 12 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 12 (57.14%) RESTful
3 12 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (57.14%) WCF
4 6 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (14.29%) DirectX
5 3 (14.29%) OpenGL
6 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Kinect
1 6 (28.57%) Oculus Rift
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) BDD
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 6 (28.57%) 3D Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) HLSL
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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