Period
to 17 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 64 51
Rank change year-on-year -25 -13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Games 2 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.22% 3.78% 4.16%
As % of the General category 0.85% 9.77% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 47 32
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +50.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £42,750 £17,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £56,500 £36,225
North East median annual salary £47,500 £39,250 £25,000
% change year-on-year +21.02% +57.00% -37.50%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 236 532 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.85% 38.72% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 153 441 204
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £27,700 £19,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Tyne and Wear

Games
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Games in Tyne and Wear

Games
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Sunderland -4 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 1 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Games
North East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) InDesign
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Science
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe