Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 63 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 50 19 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.20% 2.63% 4.43%
As % of the General category 11.21% 8.72% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 29
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £17,000 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
North East median annual salary £44,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +48.33% -25.00% -15.79%

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 446 218 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.45% 30.19% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 371 192 245
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £18,250 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £62,304
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91% -4.85%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 23 September 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 45 £37,500 +50.00% 5
Sunderland -5 4 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 - 1
Games
North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Games.

1 18 (36.00%) DevOps
2 17 (34.00%) Puppet
3 16 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (24.00%) Python
5 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Ansible
8 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (16.00%) Terraform
8 8 (16.00%) MySQL
8 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
9 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) C#
9 7 (14.00%) Process Management
9 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (12.00%) Coaching
10 6 (12.00%) Packer
10 6 (12.00%) B2B Sales
10 6 (12.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) B2B
10 6 (12.00%) Bitbucket
10 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
10 6 (12.00%) JIRA
11 5 (10.00%) C++

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 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.00%) Redis
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Bower
3 1 (2.00%) Grunt
3 1 (2.00%) gulp
3 1 (2.00%) NUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.00%) VTune
3 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Consultant
1 18 (36.00%) Recruitment Consultant
2 17 (34.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Trainee
5 3 (6.00%) Trainee Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) IT Recruitment Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (4.00%) DirectX
3 2 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (4.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.00%) React
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Mason
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Online Games
2 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 3 (6.00%) Online Gambling
2 3 (6.00%) Social Gaming
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) DevOps
2 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.00%) Process Management
4 6 (12.00%) B2B
4 6 (12.00%) B2B Sales
4 6 (12.00%) Coaching
5 3 (6.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (6.00%) Business Development
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (6.00%) MVC
5 3 (6.00%) OOP
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) UX Design
5 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) C
7 4 (8.00%) Ruby
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) HLSL
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Puppet
2 14 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.00%) Ansible
4 8 (16.00%) Terraform
5 7 (14.00%) Kubernetes
6 6 (12.00%) Packer
7 4 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.00%) New Relic
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco
2 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) Tableau