The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 109 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 48 22 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 0.75% 1.57%
As % of the General category 3.57% 1.53% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 56
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Games
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1343 1437 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.62% 48.99% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 698 871 1008
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £62,256
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,908
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Games
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Games Salary Trend in Scotland

Games
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Scotland

Games
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Edinburgh +18 25 £45,000 - 2
Glasgow -6 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Dundee -1 4 - -
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) SQL
4 22 (22.45%) C#
4 22 (22.45%) OO
4 22 (22.45%) Apple iOS
5 21 (21.43%) Windows
5 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 19 (19.39%) C++
7 18 (18.37%) Analytics
7 18 (18.37%) Android
8 17 (17.35%) VMware
9 16 (16.33%) Mobile Games
9 16 (16.33%) HTML
9 16 (16.33%) Linux
9 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.31%) Java
10 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
11 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 13 (13.27%) SAN
13 12 (12.24%) OOP
13 12 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (12.24%) Big Data
13 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
14 11 (11.22%) Informatics
14 11 (11.22%) Mathematics

Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.12%) Node.js
2 5 (5.10%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.10%) SAS
3 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.02%) Flash Media Server
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) Stata
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Google Play
2 3 (3.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) SAN
2 9 (9.18%) DHCP
2 9 (9.18%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Big Data
2 12 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.12%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (6.12%) QlikView
6 5 (5.10%) OLAP
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.08%) NewSQL
7 4 (4.08%) OLTP
7 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.08%) VoltDB
8 2 (2.04%) GIS
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Maven
3 2 (2.04%) Ant
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) Flash Builder
4 1 (1.02%) Grunt
4 1 (1.02%) gulp
4 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.02%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
1 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Electronics
4 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Developer
2 14 (14.29%) Consultant
3 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Programmer
4 9 (9.18%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.12%) QlikView Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) C++ Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Games Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Service Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Junior Programmer
9 3 (3.06%) Linux Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) HTML
2 11 (11.22%) .NET
3 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.18%) HTML5
4 8 (8.16%) cocos2d
5 7 (7.14%) React
6 6 (6.12%) Backbone.js
7 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.10%) CSS
7 5 (5.10%) D3.js
7 5 (5.10%) OpenGL
7 5 (5.10%) Spring
7 5 (5.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.06%) DirectX
9 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.04%) Flash
10 2 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (2.04%) VTK
10 2 (2.04%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.33%) Mobile Games
3 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.22%) Informatics
4 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.18%) User Experience
6 7 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (5.10%) Applied Mathematics
8 5 (5.10%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (5.10%) Statistics
9 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
10 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
10 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
10 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
11 2 (2.04%) Physics
12 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
12 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
12 1 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Apple iOS
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 18 (18.37%) Android
4 16 (16.33%) Linux
5 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) SUSE
9 1 (1.02%) Unix
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) OO
3 18 (18.37%) Analytics
4 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 12 (12.24%) OOP
7 11 (11.22%) ITIL
8 8 (8.16%) CRM
8 8 (8.16%) Mobile Development
9 7 (7.14%) Business Transformation
9 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.14%) ETL
9 7 (7.14%) Process Management
10 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Data Governance
10 6 (6.12%) ERP
10 6 (6.12%) Logistics
10 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 22 (22.45%) C#
3 19 (19.39%) C++
4 15 (15.31%) Java
4 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) Python
6 5 (5.10%) R
6 5 (5.10%) Scala
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) MCSE
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) CISSP
3 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) MCTS
4 1 (1.02%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.12%) vSphere
4 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) Docker
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
2 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) SCOM
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.02%) Mesos
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) VMware
3 5 (5.10%) Greenplum
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Tableau
4 4 (4.08%) Vertica
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco
6 2 (2.04%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) NetApp
6 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.02%) CA
7 1 (1.02%) CommVault
7 1 (1.02%) Dell
7 1 (1.02%) EMC
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) Juniper
7 1 (1.02%) Symantec
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