The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
England / North East
Rank - - 76
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94%  

Game Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 577 621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 86.97% 89.74% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 506 491 532
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Game Development as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in the North East

Game Development
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in the North East.

Salary trend for Game Development in the North East

Game Development
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 North East region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
mkodo
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum plus Pension and company bonus
Posted: 9 days ago