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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 42 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 17 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.70% 1.97% 4.87%
As % of the General category 14.66% 6.29% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 22
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
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
116 143 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.22% 31.36% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 126 152
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,760
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £61,000
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +17 17 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Games
North East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (67.65%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) MVC
4 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 16 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 15 (44.12%) RESTful
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 14 (41.18%) WCF
6 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
6 14 (41.18%) BDD
6 14 (41.18%) Entity Framework
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
8 11 (32.35%) Web Development
8 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
9 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 10 (29.41%) HTML

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 9 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.65%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 10 (29.41%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) RSpec
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (20.59%) Automotive
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Junior
3 10 (29.41%) Junior Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Graduate
4 9 (26.47%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Graduate Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Games Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.82%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Games Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 15 (44.12%) RESTful
4 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (41.18%) Entity Framework
4 14 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (41.18%) WCF
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 9 (26.47%) HTML5
6 9 (26.47%) MSMQ
6 9 (26.47%) WPF
7 7 (20.59%) Node.js
8 5 (14.71%) Code First Entity Framework
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Kinect
4 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.88%) HTC Vive
5 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) MVC
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) BDD
4 14 (41.18%) Web Application Development
5 11 (32.35%) Multithreading
5 11 (32.35%) Web Development
6 9 (26.47%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (26.47%) Kanban
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) OO
9 4 (11.76%) OOD
10 3 (8.82%) 3D Visualisation
10 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Content Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
10 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) Ruby
3 9 (26.47%) F#
4 6 (17.65%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (5.88%) HLSL
6 2 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) WCAG
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Zend
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