The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 166 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.055% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Programmer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Games Programmer Salary Trend in Scotland

Games Programmer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Programmer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Dundee -6 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Games Programmer
UK

Games Programmer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Progress

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress