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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 95 88 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.88% 1.40%
As % of the General category 2.41% 2.01% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
665 548 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.00% 43.80% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 422 369 236
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (47.06%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 14 (41.18%) Android
3 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) Google
4 11 (32.35%) WCF
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) iPhone
4 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (32.35%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (32.35%) Node.js
4 11 (32.35%) Ninject
4 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
4 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
5 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (26.47%) Open Source
5 9 (26.47%) Scala
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (26.47%) Big Data
5 9 (26.47%) Clustering
5 9 (26.47%) Multithreading

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (32.35%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (26.47%) Big Data
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Subversion
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Flash Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Animator
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) XML
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
1 11 (32.35%) WCF
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (32.35%) Ninject
1 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Parsley
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) Robotlegs
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE
6 2 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) iPhone
1 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (26.47%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) N-Tier
2 9 (26.47%) Clustering
3 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Games
5 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
3 11 (32.35%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
4 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
4 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) Android Development
6 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Strategic Management
7 1 (2.94%) E-Discovery
7 1 (2.94%) Game Development
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Scala
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Google
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
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