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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 75 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 0.45% 1.60%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.17% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 15
Median salary £37,500 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.18% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £51,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £51,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
343 513 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.20% 38.51% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 202 267 269
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) C++
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (29.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 8 (29.63%) Unreal Engine
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) High Availability
7 7 (25.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (22.22%) Subversion
8 6 (22.22%) Web Development
9 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
9 5 (18.52%) Android
9 5 (18.52%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) SDLC
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Houdini
1 1 (3.70%) Maya
1 1 (3.70%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Graphics Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Games Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Real Time Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Games Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 8 (29.63%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) CryEngine
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) React
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Animation
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
4 1 (3.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
2 7 (25.93%) Microservices
3 6 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Development
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
1 2 (7.41%) NFS
1 2 (7.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce