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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 69 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 80 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 1.95% 2.25%
As % of the General category 7.02% 4.04% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 67
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,800 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,100 £47,000
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
1140 1583 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.08% 48.28% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 637 904 999
Median salary £47,750 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.55% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +40 61 £45,000 +33.33% 7
Glasgow +11 14 £35,000 +25.00% 5
Dundee -1 4 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Stirling - 2 £72,500 -
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 69 (55.20%) Telecoms
3 66 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (51.20%) Java
5 58 (46.40%) Retail
6 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
7 46 (36.80%) Software Engineering
8 37 (29.60%) Apple iOS
9 35 (28.00%) Maven
10 34 (27.20%) Degree
10 34 (27.20%) Android
10 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
11 31 (24.80%) Ant
12 28 (22.40%) SQL Server
13 27 (21.60%) Subversion
14 26 (20.80%) HTML
15 25 (20.00%) CSS
15 25 (20.00%) Spring
16 24 (19.20%) Hibernate
16 24 (19.20%) Scrum
17 23 (18.40%) Linux
18 21 (16.80%) MongoDB
18 21 (16.80%) HTML5
19 20 (16.00%) SaaS
19 20 (16.00%) QA
20 19 (15.20%) Banking
20 19 (15.20%) VMware
20 19 (15.20%) Social Media
21 18 (14.40%) CSS3
22 16 (12.80%) Windows

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 (4.80%) CMS
2 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.40%) Stata
2 1 (0.80%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) SaaS
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.80%) SAN
2 2 (1.60%) DHCP
2 2 (1.60%) DNS
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.80%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.00%) Big Data
3 15 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 12 (9.60%) Apache Hive
4 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.60%) HBase
4 12 (9.60%) OLAP
4 12 (9.60%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.40%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.40%) MySQL
8 2 (1.60%) GIS
8 2 (1.60%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.60%) QlikView
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (28.00%) Maven
2 34 (27.20%) Git (software)
3 31 (24.80%) Ant
4 27 (21.60%) Subversion
5 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
5 13 (10.40%) Selenium
6 11 (8.80%) GoCD
6 11 (8.80%) Grunt
6 11 (8.80%) gulp
7 9 (7.20%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.80%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.80%) JIRA
8 1 (0.80%) TestRail
General
1 73 (58.40%) Finance
2 69 (55.20%) Telecoms
3 58 (46.40%) Retail
4 19 (15.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Architect
4 12 (9.60%) Data Architect
5 11 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) QA Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Test Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Designer
10 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Lead Designer
10 5 (4.00%) Mobile Designer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Hadoop Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Objective-C Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Senior iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) HTML
2 25 (20.00%) CSS
2 25 (20.00%) Spring
3 24 (19.20%) Hibernate
4 21 (16.80%) HTML5
5 18 (14.40%) CSS3
6 13 (10.40%) REST
7 9 (7.20%) RESTful
8 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.80%) PhoneGap
9 6 (4.80%) SOAP
10 5 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (4.00%) React
10 5 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 5 (4.00%) Unreal Engine
11 4 (3.20%) .NET
11 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.20%) Web Services
12 3 (2.40%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Social Media
2 11 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.40%) Informatics
4 8 (6.40%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.40%) User Experience
5 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.60%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.80%) Biometrics
7 4 (3.20%) iPhone
8 3 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.40%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.40%) Statistics
9 2 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.60%) Physics
10 1 (0.80%) Animation
10 1 (0.80%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Apple iOS
2 34 (27.20%) Android
3 23 (18.40%) Linux
4 16 (12.80%) Windows
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.80%) Unix
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.80%) Software Engineering
3 24 (19.20%) Scrum
4 15 (12.00%) Data Governance
5 14 (11.20%) Data Modelling
5 14 (11.20%) ETL
6 13 (10.40%) DevOps
6 13 (10.40%) Kanban
7 12 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (9.60%) Data Architecture
7 12 (9.60%) Logical Data Model
7 12 (9.60%) Physical Data Model
7 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 10 (8.00%) MVC
9 9 (7.20%) Analytics
9 9 (7.20%) Web Development
10 8 (6.40%) High Availability
10 8 (6.40%) Software Delivery
11 7 (5.60%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.20%) Java
2 48 (38.40%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.20%) C#
4 12 (9.60%) Perl
4 12 (9.60%) Python
4 12 (9.60%) Ruby
4 12 (9.60%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.80%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.00%) C++
7 7 (5.60%) SQL
8 4 (3.20%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.40%) R
9 3 (2.40%) Scala
10 2 (1.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) MCSE
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.40%) CISSP
3 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.40%) MCSA
4 1 (0.80%) MCTS
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Docker
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) vSphere
4 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (12.00%) Puppet
2 11 (8.80%) Capistrano
2 11 (8.80%) Mesos
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (15.20%) VMware
2 12 (9.60%) Informatica
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 3 (2.40%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.40%) Tableau
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe
4 2 (1.60%) NetApp
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco
5 1 (0.80%) CommVault
5 1 (0.80%) Dell
5 1 (0.80%) HP
5 1 (0.80%) Juniper
5 1 (0.80%) Percona
5 1 (0.80%) Perforce
5 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec
5 1 (0.80%) Veeam
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