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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 96 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% 0.73% 1.08%
As % of the General category 2.24% 1.72% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
581 464 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.05% 42.57% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 329 268 244
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (54.84%) C#
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) MVC
3 14 (45.16%) Android
4 12 (38.71%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) Google
5 11 (35.48%) iPhone
5 11 (35.48%) WCF
5 11 (35.48%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
5 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 11 (35.48%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (35.48%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (35.48%) Node.js
5 11 (35.48%) Ninject
5 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
5 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
6 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
6 10 (32.26%) XML
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Degree
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
8 7 (22.58%) Clustering
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) CSS

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (35.48%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 7 (22.58%) Big Data
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) RSpec
2 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Flash Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Animator
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) WCF
1 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (35.48%) Ninject
1 11 (35.48%) KnockoutJS
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
6 3 (9.68%) Parsley
6 3 (9.68%) JPA
6 3 (9.68%) BlazeDS
6 3 (9.68%) REST
6 3 (9.68%) Robotlegs
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) iPhone
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (22.58%) Clustering
3 7 (22.58%) N-Tier
3 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (22.58%) Open Source
4 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.23%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) MVC
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (35.48%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (35.48%) Web Application Development
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
6 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
6 7 (22.58%) Functional Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Android Development
7 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) OOD
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.23%) E-Discovery
8 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) RPG
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Google
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Adobe
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