Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Games 42 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.73% 3.49% 2.34%
As % of the General category 9.79% 10.61% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £17,000 £22,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £44,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -15.79%

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 429 198 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.10% 32.95% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 353 176 217
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.48% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18,400 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,375 £51,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,062 £35,125
% change year-on-year +11.97% +5.51% -6.33%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 18 (42.86%) DevOps
2 17 (40.48%) Puppet
3 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (30.95%) Python
6 11 (26.19%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 9 (21.43%) Ansible
9 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
9 8 (19.05%) Terraform
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
10 7 (16.67%) Packer
10 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (16.67%) MySQL
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.67%) JIRA
10 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 7 (16.67%) TeamCity
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (14.29%) Process Management
11 6 (14.29%) B2B
11 6 (14.29%) Coaching
11 6 (14.29%) B2B Sales
12 5 (11.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (11.90%) C#
12 5 (11.90%) C++

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 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (7.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) VTune
General
1 2 (4.76%) Automotive
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Consultant
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (40.48%) Recruitment Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (4.76%) Developer
3 2 (4.76%) IT Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) IT Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Trainee
3 2 (4.76%) Trainee Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Trainee IT Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (2.38%) Data Scientist
4 1 (2.38%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) DirectX
2 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
2 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.14%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) Online Gambling
2 3 (7.14%) Social Gaming
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.76%) Online Games
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) B2B
5 6 (14.29%) B2B Sales
5 6 (14.29%) Coaching
5 6 (14.29%) Process Management
6 4 (9.52%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Business Development
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) UX Design
7 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.76%) OOP
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 13 (30.95%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) C
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) HLSL
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Puppet
2 14 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (21.43%) Ansible
4 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
4 8 (19.05%) Terraform
5 7 (16.67%) Packer
6 4 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) New Relic
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Tableau