The 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 78 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.00% 1.15% 0.81%
As % of the General category 4.44% 2.45% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 9
Average salary £30,250 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
540 652 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.96% 46.70% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 331 409 359
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) TDD
3 23 (63.89%) Banking
3 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
3 23 (63.89%) Finance
4 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (55.56%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
7 11 (30.56%) Python
7 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
8 10 (27.78%) WebSockets
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) PHP
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (16.67%) C++
10 6 (16.67%) Android
10 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (16.67%) Physics
10 6 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
10 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 5 (13.89%) HTML5
11 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
11 5 (13.89%) MVC
11 5 (13.89%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.89%) CSS
12 4 (11.11%) SQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.78%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
1 23 (63.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) WebSockets
2 6 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (13.89%) HTML5
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) RESTful
4 4 (11.11%) Sass
4 4 (11.11%) LESS
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 6 (16.67%) Physics
2 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
2 2 (5.56%) Social Gaming
2 2 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) TDD
3 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
5 6 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Memory Management
9 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) SDLC
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) PHP
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
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