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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Games Development
UK / Scotland
Rank - 157 157
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.076% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%

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
2056 2636 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.37% 90.87% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1672 1731
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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%) 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%) Mathematics
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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