Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 51 78
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 -28
Permanent jobs citing Games 51 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.72% 4.19% 2.61%
As % of the General category 9.60% 14.22% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 22
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £17,000 £22,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,875 £36,225 £45,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 531 225 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.70% 29.45% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 440 204 281
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% -6.00%
10th Percentile £19,875 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -12 44 £37,500 +50.00% 7
Sunderland -7 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Games
North East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (25.49%) DevOps
2 12 (23.53%) Coaching
2 12 (23.53%) Puppet
2 12 (23.53%) B2B
2 12 (23.53%) B2B Sales
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Python
3 11 (21.57%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (15.69%) Kubernetes
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (15.69%) .NET
5 8 (15.69%) Terraform
6 7 (13.73%) Packer
6 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.73%) JIRA
6 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
6 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.73%) Bitbucket
7 6 (11.76%) Open Source
7 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (11.76%) Node.js

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.80%) Google Play
4 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.88%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) Redis
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) Bitbucket
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) RSpec
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) VTune
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.92%) Automotive
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Consultant
1 23 (45.10%) Recruitment Consultant
2 12 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Digital Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Trainee
4 5 (9.80%) Trainee Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) IT Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) IT Recruitment Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Trainee IT Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Cloud Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (11.76%) Node.js
3 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (9.80%) Ninject
3 5 (9.80%) WCF
4 3 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) DirectX
5 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) iPhone
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.88%) NHS
3 3 (5.88%) Online Gambling
3 3 (5.88%) Online Games
3 3 (5.88%) Social Gaming
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) DevOps
2 12 (23.53%) B2B
2 12 (23.53%) B2B Sales
2 12 (23.53%) Coaching
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 6 (11.76%) Open Source
5 6 (11.76%) Process Management
5 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 5 (9.80%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.84%) Innovative Thinking
8 3 (5.88%) Business Development
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) UX Design
9 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) C#
1 11 (21.57%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) C
5 4 (7.84%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) HLSL
7 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.92%) R
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) Ansible
2 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.69%) Kubernetes
3 8 (15.69%) Terraform
4 7 (13.73%) Packer
5 4 (7.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Google
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) New Relic
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) Capita