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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 117 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Games 47 48 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 1.52% 1.93%
As % of the General category 3.56% 3.08% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 57
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
1320 1558 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.36% 49.23% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 630 947 1059
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
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 1 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 1 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 +26 35 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Glasgow -16 5 £37,750 +24.79%
Stirling - 4 £75,000 -
Dundee -1 1 £45,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 - -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.35%) Degree
3 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
5 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
6 24 (23.53%) Java
6 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.55%) Apple iOS
8 22 (21.57%) Windows
8 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
8 22 (21.57%) Finance
8 22 (21.57%) Retail
9 21 (20.59%) SQL
10 20 (19.61%) HTML
10 20 (19.61%) VMware
10 20 (19.61%) Android
11 19 (18.63%) C#
12 17 (16.67%) Analytics
13 16 (15.69%) Maven
13 16 (15.69%) Linux
14 15 (14.71%) OO
15 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
15 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
16 13 (12.75%) Big Data
16 13 (12.75%) MongoDB
16 13 (12.75%) HTML5
17 12 (11.76%) Informatics
17 12 (11.76%) Spring
17 12 (11.76%) C++

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 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 6 (5.88%) SAS
2 4 (3.92%) CMS
2 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.98%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) SAN
2 8 (7.84%) DHCP
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
3 3 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) Big Data
2 13 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.78%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.88%) OLAP
6 6 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (5.88%) QlikView
7 5 (4.90%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.90%) HBase
8 2 (1.96%) GIS
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.98%) MySQL
9 1 (0.98%) OLTP
9 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Maven
2 14 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.78%) Ant
4 10 (9.80%) Subversion
5 5 (4.90%) GoCD
5 5 (4.90%) Grunt
5 5 (4.90%) gulp
5 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.96%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.96%) Selenium
6 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.98%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
1 22 (21.57%) Retail
1 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Developer
2 14 (13.73%) Consultant
3 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 6 (5.88%) QlikView Consultant
6 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Data Architect
7 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Lead Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Mobile Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Programmer
8 4 (3.92%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) HTML
2 13 (12.75%) HTML5
3 12 (11.76%) Spring
4 11 (10.78%) .NET
4 11 (10.78%) Hibernate
5 9 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.82%) CSS
6 7 (6.86%) React
7 6 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 6 (5.88%) CSS3
7 6 (5.88%) D3.js
7 6 (5.88%) Node.js
7 6 (5.88%) REST
8 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.92%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.92%) PhoneGap
9 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 4 (3.92%) SOAP
10 3 (2.94%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.76%) Informatics
3 11 (10.78%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.78%) User Experience
4 9 (8.82%) Mobile Games
5 7 (6.86%) Visualisation
6 6 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.88%) Social Media
6 6 (5.88%) Statistics
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (3.92%) Biometrics
9 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.96%) Physics
11 1 (0.98%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Apple iOS
2 22 (21.57%) Windows
3 20 (19.61%) Android
4 16 (15.69%) Linux
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Server
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.98%) SUSE
9 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.67%) Analytics
4 15 (14.71%) OO
5 14 (13.73%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.78%) Data Governance
6 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.78%) ETL
6 11 (10.78%) ITIL
6 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 8 (7.84%) CRM
7 8 (7.84%) DevOps
8 7 (6.86%) Business Transformation
8 7 (6.86%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) Process Management
9 6 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.88%) ERP
9 6 (5.88%) Kanban
9 6 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) Java
1 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.59%) SQL
3 19 (18.63%) C#
4 12 (11.76%) C++
5 9 (8.82%) Python
6 6 (5.88%) R
6 6 (5.88%) Ruby
6 6 (5.88%) Scala
7 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.90%) Perl
7 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (32.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) MCSE
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.94%) CISSP
3 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) MCTS
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.88%) vSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Docker
5 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Puppet
2 7 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.90%) Capistrano
3 5 (4.90%) Mesos
4 4 (3.92%) SCCM
4 4 (3.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) Greenplum
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) Tableau
4 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) IBM
5 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
6 2 (1.96%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) NetApp
6 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.98%) Adobe
7 1 (0.98%) CA
7 1 (0.98%) CommVault
7 1 (0.98%) Dell
7 1 (0.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.98%) Juniper
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.98%) Veeam
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