Games Jobs in the North East

Gaming
England > North East

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Games over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 48 98 102
Rank change year-on-year +50 +4 -35
Permanent jobs citing Games 79 9 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.64% 0.76% 1.08%
As % of the General category 6.39% 1.25% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 5 16
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,251 £31,875
25th Percentile £58,246 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.74% +5.56% -9.09%
75th Percentile £73,250 £56,226 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,490 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +18.18%

All General Skills
North East

Games falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the North East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,236 722 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 56.96% 60.67% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 968 324 395
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £34,938 £34,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +7.93%
75th Percentile £62,200 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the North East

Games
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in the North East.

Salary trend for Games in the North East

Games
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in the North East over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Games in the North East

Games
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +53 76 £64,000 +6.67% 7
Durham -7 3 £40,000 -8.55% 1
Games
England

Games
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.46%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (49.37%) AWS
2 22 (27.85%) Azure
3 21 (26.58%) AWS Lambda
3 21 (26.58%) Serverless
4 17 (21.52%) Amazon S3
5 16 (20.25%) SaaS
6 13 (16.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 13 (16.46%) dbt
7 11 (13.92%) GitHub
8 8 (10.13%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (10.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (10.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (6.33%) AWS CodePipeline
10 4 (5.06%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) MySQL
2 21 (26.58%) Redis
3 13 (16.46%) Amazon Redshift
3 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.13%) Couchbase
4 8 (10.13%) DynamoDB
5 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.06%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.06%) Power BI
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.80%) Git
General
1 28 (35.44%) Social Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Esports
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (46.84%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) C# Developer
3 31 (39.24%) .NET Developer
4 30 (37.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (27.85%) Games Developer
6 20 (25.32%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (22.78%) Lead
8 14 (17.72%) Software Engineer
9 13 (16.46%) AWS Data Engineer
9 13 (16.46%) Data Engineer
10 11 (13.92%) Senior
10 11 (13.92%) Team Leader
11 9 (11.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (11.39%) Lead Data Engineer
12 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (10.13%) Lead C# Developer
12 8 (10.13%) Lead Developer
13 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 7 (8.86%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 7 (8.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.90%) .NET
2 35 (44.30%) RESTful
3 22 (27.85%) AngularJS
3 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
4 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (20.25%) .NET Core
6 14 (17.72%) Node.js
7 13 (16.46%) Vue
8 8 (10.13%) HTML
9 5 (6.33%) HTML5
9 5 (6.33%) LINQ
10 4 (5.06%) CSS
10 4 (5.06%) SAP Fiori
11 3 (3.80%) jQuery
11 3 (3.80%) Laravel
12 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
13 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Core
13 1 (1.27%) Next.js
13 1 (1.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (53.16%) Client/Server
2 34 (43.04%) Online Games
3 11 (13.92%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.06%) Product Ownership
5 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Full Stack Development
2 22 (27.85%) Agile
2 22 (27.85%) Mentoring
2 22 (27.85%) Multithreading
2 22 (27.85%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (22.78%) MVC
4 17 (21.52%) ETL
4 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.99%) Coaching
5 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
6 13 (16.46%) Data Extraction
6 13 (16.46%) Data Ingestion
6 13 (16.46%) Data Integration
6 13 (16.46%) Data Modelling
6 13 (16.46%) Data Transformation
6 13 (16.46%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.92%) Design Patterns
7 11 (13.92%) OOP
8 9 (11.39%) Data Architecture
8 9 (11.39%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) C#
2 38 (48.10%) SQL
3 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) TypeScript
5 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) ABAP
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) GRC
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.27%) NIST
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Terraform
2 5 (6.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) SAP