Period
to 20 May 2018

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 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 54 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -31
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.04% 4.13% 1.35%
As % of the General category 7.64% 13.90% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% -23.08%
10th Percentile £17,000 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £33,750 £66,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% -

Games is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 445 223 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.77% 29.69% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 376 195 217
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% -7.50%
10th Percentile £22,229 £22,500 £21,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Games.

1 12 (35.29%) B2B
2 11 (32.35%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) Coaching
2 11 (32.35%) B2B Sales
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (23.53%) Puppet
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (23.53%) Ansible
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 7 (20.59%) TeamCity
5 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
5 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (20.59%) Kubernetes
5 7 (20.59%) Packer
5 7 (20.59%) Terraform
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) C#
8 4 (11.76%) Java
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) Ruby
8 4 (11.76%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (11.76%) Nagios
8 4 (11.76%) Digital Media

Games
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 7 (20.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) RSpec
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.94%) Automotive
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Consultant
1 17 (50.00%) Recruitment Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Trainee
3 5 (14.71%) Trainee Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) IT Recruitment Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Trainee IT Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.94%) BREW
3 1 (2.94%) Laravel
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) React
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) Online Gambling
2 3 (8.82%) Social Gaming
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) BBC
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Online Games
3 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) B2B
2 11 (32.35%) B2B Sales
2 11 (32.35%) Coaching
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (8.82%) Process Management
8 3 (8.82%) UX Design
9 2 (5.88%) Data Science
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Web Development
10 1 (2.94%) Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (2.94%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.88%) R
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Ansible
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Kubernetes
2 7 (20.59%) Packer
2 7 (20.59%) Terraform
3 4 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) New Relic
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) Capita