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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 64 40
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.82% 0.58% 5.77%
As % of the General category 10.68% 2.54% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 25
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 103 118 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.76% 22.91% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 82
Median salary £37,062 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.89% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,280 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) C#
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (74.19%) TDD
4 22 (70.97%) Ruby
4 22 (70.97%) WCF
4 22 (70.97%) WPF
4 22 (70.97%) MVC
4 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
5 21 (67.74%) Web Development
6 20 (64.52%) Google
6 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
6 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
6 20 (64.52%) Multithreading
6 20 (64.52%) Kanban
6 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
6 20 (64.52%) MSMQ
6 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
6 20 (64.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (64.52%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (64.52%) Web Application Development
6 20 (64.52%) BDD
6 20 (64.52%) MongoDB
6 20 (64.52%) Entity Framework
6 20 (64.52%) F#
6 20 (64.52%) TeamCity
6 20 (64.52%) RESTful
6 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET MVC

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 20 (64.52%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) MongoDB
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) TeamCity
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) RSpec
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 22 (70.97%) Junior
2 22 (70.97%) Junior Developer
3 21 (67.74%) Graduate
3 21 (67.74%) Graduate Developer
4 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
4 20 (64.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 20 (64.52%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
2 22 (70.97%) WCF
2 22 (70.97%) WPF
3 20 (64.52%) .NET Framework
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (64.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (64.52%) Entity Framework
3 20 (64.52%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (64.52%) MSMQ
3 20 (64.52%) RESTful
3 20 (64.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (74.19%) TDD
2 22 (70.97%) MVC
3 21 (67.74%) Web Development
4 20 (64.52%) BDD
4 20 (64.52%) Dependency Injection
4 20 (64.52%) Kanban
4 20 (64.52%) Multithreading
4 20 (64.52%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C#
2 22 (70.97%) Ruby
3 20 (64.52%) F#
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) WCAG
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.23%) Zend
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