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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 94 109
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.092% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +53.84%
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
1233 974 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.26% 89.85% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 744 638 659
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,954
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Physics
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C++ Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (100.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree