The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 34 57 37
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.97% 1.21% 6.64%
As % of the General category 19.59% 3.88% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 22
Median salary £25,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +0.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £31,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 97 129 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.39% 31.23% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83 114 120
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Games.

1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
4 15 (57.69%) Multithreading
4 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (57.69%) MongoDB
4 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 15 (57.69%) Ruby
4 15 (57.69%) Web Development
5 14 (53.85%) MVC
5 14 (53.85%) WCF
5 14 (53.85%) WPF
6 13 (50.00%) Kanban
6 13 (50.00%) F#
6 13 (50.00%) TeamCity
6 13 (50.00%) BDD
6 13 (50.00%) RESTful
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 13 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 13 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (50.00%) MSMQ
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) MongoDB
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) RSpec
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Junior
2 15 (57.69%) Junior Developer
3 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Graduate
3 13 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Games Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Games Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 14 (53.85%) WCF
3 14 (53.85%) WPF
4 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 13 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 13 (50.00%) RESTful
4 13 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) REST
8 2 (7.69%) CherryPy
8 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (7.69%) HTC Vive
2 2 (7.69%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Multithreading
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 15 (57.69%) Web Development
3 14 (53.85%) MVC
4 13 (50.00%) BDD
4 13 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (50.00%) Kanban
4 13 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 13 (50.00%) F#
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 4 (15.38%) Python
8 3 (11.54%) C++
9 2 (7.69%) HLSL
9 2 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) WCAG
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Zend
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