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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 50 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 15 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.91% 2.86% 3.43%
As % of the General category 9.62% 9.84% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 15
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
156 122 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.29% 29.12% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 128 103 127
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,000 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 11 £25,000 -41.17% 4
Sunderland - 4 £42,500 -
Games
North East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (57.50%) C#
4 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 22 (55.00%) Ruby
5 21 (52.50%) AngularJS
6 20 (50.00%) RESTful
7 19 (47.50%) BDD
8 18 (45.00%) MVC
9 16 (40.00%) .NET
9 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 16 (40.00%) WCF
9 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (40.00%) Web Application Development
9 16 (40.00%) Entity Framework
9 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (37.50%) Node.js
10 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
11 14 (35.00%) CSS
12 11 (27.50%) HTML
12 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.50%) Hazelcast
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.50%) Ant
3 3 (7.50%) Appium
3 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.50%) Gradle
3 3 (7.50%) Grunt
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (17.50%) Automotive
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior
3 6 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Games Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) AngularJS
2 20 (50.00%) RESTful
3 16 (40.00%) .NET
3 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 16 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 16 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (40.00%) WCF
4 15 (37.50%) Node.js
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
6 11 (27.50%) HTML
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
8 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (17.50%) CSS3
11 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Online Games
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Mobile Games
3 5 (12.50%) Oculus Rift
3 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.50%) Kinect
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (5.00%) HTC Vive
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Android
2 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) BDD
4 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 16 (40.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (22.50%) Kanban
6 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 8 (20.00%) Web Development
8 7 (17.50%) OO
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (15.00%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) High Availability
9 6 (15.00%) OOP
9 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) F#
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (5.00%) HLSL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kibana
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Sun
2 6 (15.00%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) Apigee
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