Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 70 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 26 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.77% 1.55% 2.81%
As % of the General category 9.12% 4.78% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £17,200 £21,250 £34,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £43,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -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 285 230 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.35% 32.39% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 245 202 205
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £18,942 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,750 £65,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (15.38%) Process Management
6 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (15.38%) Redis
7 3 (11.54%) Build Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Advertising
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (15.38%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Grunt
2 2 (7.69%) gulp
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Bower
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) VTune
3 1 (3.85%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Recruitment Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Trainee
6 1 (3.85%) Trainee Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) CSS3
1 2 (7.69%) DirectX
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Java SE
1 2 (7.69%) LESS
1 2 (7.69%) OpenGL
1 2 (7.69%) React
1 2 (7.69%) Sass
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Vue.js
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Online Games
3 1 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 4 (15.38%) Process Management
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Build Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Code Optimisation
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Physics
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) HLSL
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau