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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 103 69 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 2.02% 1.16%
As % of the General category 1.80% 4.72% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 14
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £42,500 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
501 466 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.84% 42.87% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 264 280 378
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 12 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) Python
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) PHP
6 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) IIS
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Python Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior C++ Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) LESS
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile Games
2 4 (16.67%) Physics
3 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) Game Development
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Python
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
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