Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.85% 2.81% 3.10%
As % of the General category 5.44% 10.08% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £35,000 £28,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.89% -43.50% -
10th Percentile £17,125 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £41,825 £42,500 £66,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +11.11%

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 331 238 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.95% 27.84% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 284 201 190
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,100 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.86% -12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £23,700 £22,000 £21,475
90th Percentile £74,200 £65,000 £64,550
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,350 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.57% -6.67% -6.25%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 9 (50.00%) B2B
2 8 (44.44%) Coaching
2 8 (44.44%) B2B Sales
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) PlayStation
4 4 (22.22%) Automotive
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Capita
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) BREW
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) R
6 1 (5.56%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile App

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 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) RSpec
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Recruitment Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Test Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Trainee
2 3 (16.67%) Trainee Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) BREW
1 1 (5.56%) Laravel
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PlayStation
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) BBC
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) B2B
2 8 (44.44%) B2B Sales
2 8 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) R
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
2 1 (5.56%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Capita
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat