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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 79 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 1.30% 1.07%
As % of the General category 2.77% 3.07% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
433 554 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.20% 42.26% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 201 325 316
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (33.33%) Android
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Games Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) React
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Microservices
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) NetApp
1 1 (5.56%) Perforce
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
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