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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 95 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.096% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +12.90%
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
914 940 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.80% 82.97% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 601 567 508
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014, 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%) Xamarin
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
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) XNA
1 1 (100.00%) MonoGame
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Games

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago