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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 98 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 60 74 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.11% 2.32% 2.37%
As % of the General category 4.62% 4.78% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51 37 66
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
1298 1547 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.58% 48.48% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 642 933 1075
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 July 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 July 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 +23 49 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Glasgow -25 5 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Stirling - 5 £75,000 -
Dundee -3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) Retail
2 36 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 36 (31.58%) Finance
3 35 (30.70%) Degree
4 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
5 33 (28.95%) Java
5 33 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 31 (27.19%) Apple iOS
7 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.93%) Android
10 24 (21.05%) Maven
10 24 (21.05%) HTML
11 22 (19.30%) Windows
11 22 (19.30%) VMware
12 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
13 19 (16.67%) Ant
13 19 (16.67%) SQL
14 18 (15.79%) MongoDB
14 18 (15.79%) Analytics
15 17 (14.91%) HTML5
15 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
15 17 (14.91%) Linux
16 16 (14.04%) Hibernate
16 16 (14.04%) Spring
17 15 (13.16%) Hadoop
17 15 (13.16%) Data Governance
17 15 (13.16%) Big Data
17 15 (13.16%) Subversion

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 7 (6.14%) Apache Spark
1 7 (6.14%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) CMS
3 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) Stata
3 1 (0.88%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) SaaS
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) SAN
2 7 (6.14%) DHCP
2 7 (6.14%) DNS
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 15 (13.16%) Big Data
3 15 (13.16%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.02%) Apache Hive
5 8 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.02%) HBase
5 8 (7.02%) OLAP
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle OLAP
6 7 (6.14%) Data Mining
7 6 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (5.26%) QlikView
8 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.75%) GIS
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Maven
2 19 (16.67%) Ant
3 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
4 15 (13.16%) Subversion
5 8 (7.02%) GoCD
5 8 (7.02%) Grunt
5 8 (7.02%) gulp
5 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.39%) Robot Framework
6 5 (4.39%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Flash Builder
General
1 36 (31.58%) Finance
1 36 (31.58%) Retail
1 36 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Consultant
3 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Data Architect
6 8 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Data Scientist
8 6 (5.26%) QlikView Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Mobile Designer
9 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) HTML
2 17 (14.91%) HTML5
3 16 (14.04%) Hibernate
3 16 (14.04%) Spring
4 14 (12.28%) CSS
5 11 (9.65%) CSS3
6 9 (7.89%) REST
7 8 (7.02%) .NET
8 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.14%) D3.js
9 6 (5.26%) React
10 5 (4.39%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (4.39%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.39%) Node.js
10 5 (4.39%) PhoneGap
10 5 (4.39%) RESTful
10 5 (4.39%) SOAP
11 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.63%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.40%) Informatics
3 11 (9.65%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.65%) Social Media
3 11 (9.65%) User Experience
4 9 (7.89%) Mobile Games
4 9 (7.89%) Visualisation
5 7 (6.14%) Applied Mathematics
5 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.14%) Statistics
6 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.39%) Biometrics
7 5 (4.39%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (2.63%) iPhone
8 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.75%) Physics
10 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Apple iOS
2 25 (21.93%) Android
3 22 (19.30%) Windows
4 17 (14.91%) Linux
5 10 (8.77%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE
10 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.79%) Analytics
4 15 (13.16%) Data Governance
5 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
5 14 (12.28%) ETL
5 14 (12.28%) Mentoring
5 14 (12.28%) Scrum
6 11 (9.65%) DevOps
6 11 (9.65%) OO
7 10 (8.77%) ITIL
8 9 (7.89%) Kanban
9 8 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (7.02%) Data Architecture
9 8 (7.02%) Logical Data Model
9 8 (7.02%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (6.14%) CRM
10 7 (6.14%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (6.14%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.14%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.95%) Java
1 33 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 19 (16.67%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) C#
4 12 (10.53%) C++
5 10 (8.77%) Python
6 9 (7.89%) Ruby
7 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.02%) Perl
7 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.14%) R
8 7 (6.14%) Scala
9 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) MCSE
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) CISSP
3 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.02%) Docker
4 6 (5.26%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Puppet
2 10 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.02%) Capistrano
3 8 (7.02%) Mesos
4 4 (3.51%) SCCM
4 4 (3.51%) SCOM
5 2 (1.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) VMware
3 8 (7.02%) Informatica
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) Greenplum
4 7 (6.14%) Tableau
5 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) NetApp
6 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) EMC
7 1 (0.88%) Juniper
7 1 (0.88%) Percona
7 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.88%) Veeam
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