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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 82 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 8 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 1.31% 1.72%
As % of the General category 1.87% 2.79% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 7
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
428 538 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.92% 46.82% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 234 321 277
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Android
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) WCF
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) Ruby
8 5 (20.00%) Google
8 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
8 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 5 (20.00%) Ember.js
8 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (20.00%) iPhone
8 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (20.00%) RSpec

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) RSpec
1 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Flash Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) WCF
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Ninject
4 5 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (20.00%) Ember.js
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 3 (12.00%) Flash
6 3 (12.00%) WPF
6 3 (12.00%) Adobe AIR
6 3 (12.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iPhone
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (16.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
5 1 (4.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
1 7 (28.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) TDD
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) UX Design
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Game Development
9 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.00%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Google
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
3 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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