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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank - 154 166
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 0 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 17
Median salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.09%
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
2556 2747 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 87.68% 84.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1716 2232
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) VTK
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) cocos2d
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) OpenGL
1 2 (66.67%) VTK
1 2 (66.67%) WebGL
2 1 (33.33%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
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