The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 130 162 166
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.16% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £37,500 £51,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.70% -3.12%
Game Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2110 2795 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.14% 89.35% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1776 1885
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Game Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Game Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Scotland region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Scotland

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Scotland

Game Development
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee +2 2 £33,750 - 2
Glasgow +24 1 £45,500 -11.65%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Games Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Gameplay Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Games Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
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