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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank - 42 42
Permanent jobs citing Games 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.40% 0.93%
As % of the General category - 6.78% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
49 59 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.58% 20.70% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 44
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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