Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.75% 2.99% 3.93%
As % of the General category 5.31% 10.83% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 47
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £19,188 £35,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £65,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -15.79% +5.56%

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 245 277 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.97% 27.62% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 212 213 165
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £37,750 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.03% +2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £23,275 £25,050 £21,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% -11.25%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) PlayStation
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) B2B Sales
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) CRM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) B2B
2 2 (15.38%) B2B Sales
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin