The first table below looks at the demand for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 29 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 155 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 15 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2979 2614 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.78% 80.23% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1714 1627
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Game Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 10 £55,000 -
Dundee -6 5 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Game Development
UK

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 30 (100.00%) Games
2 26 (86.67%) Degree
3 23 (76.67%) C++
4 22 (73.33%) Computer Science
5 20 (66.67%) Java
6 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
7 17 (56.67%) Mathematics
7 17 (56.67%) Physics
7 17 (56.67%) OOD
7 17 (56.67%) OO
7 17 (56.67%) PhD
8 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
8 7 (23.33%) Android
9 4 (13.33%) OpenGL
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile Games
9 4 (13.33%) cocos2d
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 4 (13.33%) Android Development
9 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.67%) Python
10 2 (6.67%) QA
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.67%) Ruby
11 1 (3.33%) Strategic Management
11 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (3.33%) Subversion
11 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Scrum
11 1 (3.33%) Statistics
11 1 (3.33%) Web Development

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Game Development 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 Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Senior Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Software Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C++ Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Senior C++ Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Software Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C++/Java Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (13.33%) cocos2d
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (56.67%) Mathematics
2 17 (56.67%) Physics
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile Games
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Android
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) OO
2 17 (56.67%) OOD
3 4 (13.33%) Android Development
3 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Strategic Management
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C++
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Facebook
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