The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.30% - -
As % of the General category 23.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £35,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Games
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

General Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.53% 24.82% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 26
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,400 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Games
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Aberdeen region.

Games Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Games
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Games
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PhD

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD