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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 74 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.07% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the General category 4.46% 1.79% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,050 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,700 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
538 672 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.50% 49.52% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 368 405 214
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 19 (59.38%) Linux
4 18 (56.25%) Finance
4 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (53.13%) Banking
6 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 14 (43.75%) Java
8 11 (34.38%) Python
9 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (28.13%) WebSockets
10 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
10 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
11 8 (25.00%) Xbox
12 7 (21.88%) PHP
13 6 (18.75%) C#
14 5 (15.63%) HTML
15 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 3 (9.38%) SQL
16 3 (9.38%) CSS
16 3 (9.38%) MVC
16 3 (9.38%) Scrum
16 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
16 3 (9.38%) QA
16 3 (9.38%) Xamarin
17 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
17 2 (6.25%) UX Design
17 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
17 2 (6.25%) Jasmine

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.25%) RSpec
1 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Banking
3 16 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) WebSockets
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.25%) XNA
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 2 (6.25%) MonoGame
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Xbox
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
2 2 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) UX Design
6 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Game Development
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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