The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank - 111 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.072% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.088% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
Game Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1024 1132 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.81% 81.67% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 687 734 393
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,980 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Game Development
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Game Development Salary Trend in Glasgow

Game Development
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) XNA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) MonoGame
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) XNA
1 1 (100.00%) MonoGame
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin