The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 95 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the General category 2.42% 1.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +68.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £50,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,000 £35,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
660 477 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.58% 44.45% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 376 235 256
Average salary £46,500 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.68% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Scotland

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Games
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Games Salary Trend in Glasgow

Games
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (53.57%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Open Source
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
5 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (25.00%) Middleware
6 7 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Blog
6 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (25.00%) Online Games
6 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Scala
7 6 (21.43%) Big Data
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Clustering
7 6 (21.43%) Android
7 6 (21.43%) iPhone
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
7 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (21.43%) Big Data
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Animator
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) WCF
3 5 (17.86%) Ninject
3 5 (17.86%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.71%) STL
4 3 (10.71%) OpenGL
4 3 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Open Source
2 7 (25.00%) Blog
2 7 (25.00%) Online Games
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (21.43%) Clustering
3 6 (21.43%) iPhone
3 6 (21.43%) N-Tier
4 4 (14.29%) Mobile Games
5 3 (10.71%) Physics
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.71%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
1 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
5 5 (17.86%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.71%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Strategic Management
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) E-Discovery
7 1 (3.57%) Game Development
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Scala
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Jython
5 3 (10.71%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) RPG
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago