The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 96 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Games 16 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.89% 1.43%
As % of the General category 2.42% 2.04% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 10
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
662 538 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.88% 43.35% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 419 361 229
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (47.06%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 14 (41.18%) Android
3 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) Google
4 11 (32.35%) WCF
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) iPhone
4 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (32.35%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (32.35%) Node.js
4 11 (32.35%) Ninject
4 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
4 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
5 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (26.47%) Open Source
5 9 (26.47%) Scala
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (26.47%) Big Data
5 9 (26.47%) Clustering
5 9 (26.47%) Multithreading

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (32.35%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) nginx
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (26.47%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Subversion
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Flash Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Animator
6 1 (2.94%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
1 11 (32.35%) XML
1 11 (32.35%) WCF
1 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (32.35%) Ninject
1 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) HTML5
5 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.88%) Parsley
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) Robotlegs
6 2 (5.88%) BlazeDS
6 2 (5.88%) Cairngorm
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) iPhone
1 11 (32.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (26.47%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 9 (26.47%) N-Tier
3 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Mobile Games
5 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 11 (32.35%) Domain-Driven Design
3 11 (32.35%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (32.35%) Web Application Development
4 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
4 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) Android Development
6 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Strategic Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) E-Discovery
7 1 (2.94%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Scala
4 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) RPG
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Google
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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