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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 75 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 67 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.76% 1.57% 1.63%
As % of the General category 7.02% 3.25% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 37
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,500 £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
954 1478 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.34% 48.21% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 579 857 923
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +19 33 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Glasgow +29 23 £37,500 -27.18% 1
Dundee +7 11 £40,000 - 3
Games
UK

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 87 (60.84%) Finance
2 83 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (54.55%) Java
4 77 (53.85%) Telecoms
5 55 (38.46%) Retail
6 54 (37.76%) JavaScript
7 42 (29.37%) Software Engineering
7 42 (29.37%) Git (software)
8 38 (26.57%) Degree
9 35 (24.48%) Apple iOS
10 33 (23.08%) Ant
11 31 (21.68%) Android
11 31 (21.68%) Maven
11 31 (21.68%) Banking
12 29 (20.28%) Subversion
13 28 (19.58%) CSS
13 28 (19.58%) HTML
14 27 (18.88%) Linux
14 27 (18.88%) Python
14 27 (18.88%) Scrum
15 26 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 24 (16.78%) C#
17 23 (16.08%) HTML5
18 22 (15.38%) Spring
18 22 (15.38%) C++
19 21 (14.69%) QA
19 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
20 20 (13.99%) SaaS
20 20 (13.99%) MongoDB
21 19 (13.29%) Computer Science

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 4 (2.80%) CMS
2 3 (2.10%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.10%) SAS
3 2 (1.40%) Apache
3 2 (1.40%) IIS
3 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.10%) Stata
2 1 (0.70%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) SaaS
2 12 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) BGP
2 2 (1.40%) Firewall
2 2 (1.40%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.40%) MPLS
2 2 (1.40%) MRTG
2 2 (1.40%) NAS
2 2 (1.40%) Network Security
2 2 (1.40%) OSPF
2 2 (1.40%) SAN
2 2 (1.40%) VoIP
2 2 (1.40%) VRRP
2 2 (1.40%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.99%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.79%) Big Data
3 14 (9.79%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 11 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.69%) HBase
4 11 (7.69%) OLAP
4 11 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (6.29%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.80%) MySQL
7 3 (2.10%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 33 (23.08%) Ant
3 31 (21.68%) Maven
4 29 (20.28%) Subversion
5 17 (11.89%) Selenium
6 16 (11.19%) Jenkins
7 10 (6.99%) GoCD
7 10 (6.99%) Grunt
7 10 (6.99%) gulp
8 9 (6.29%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.40%) JIRA
10 1 (0.70%) TestRail
General
1 87 (60.84%) Finance
2 77 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 55 (38.46%) Retail
4 31 (21.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Electronics
5 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (37.06%) Developer
2 22 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.89%) Architect
4 14 (9.79%) Tester
5 11 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 11 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.29%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.29%) Java Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Automation Tester
8 6 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.20%) Performance Tester
8 6 (4.20%) Programmer
9 5 (3.50%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.50%) iOS Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.58%) CSS
1 28 (19.58%) HTML
2 23 (16.08%) HTML5
3 22 (15.38%) Spring
4 21 (14.69%) Hibernate
5 17 (11.89%) CSS3
6 14 (9.79%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.09%) RESTful
8 11 (7.69%) REST
9 9 (6.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 9 (6.29%) Unreal Engine
10 7 (4.90%) .NET
10 7 (4.90%) React
10 7 (4.90%) Web Services
11 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.50%) Java EE
13 4 (2.80%) PhoneGap
13 4 (2.80%) SOAP
14 3 (2.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.59%) Social Media
3 12 (8.39%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 9 (6.29%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.90%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.80%) Animation
8 4 (2.80%) Biometrics
8 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.80%) iPhone
8 4 (2.80%) User Experience
9 3 (2.10%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.10%) Informatics
9 3 (2.10%) Statistics
10 2 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.70%) Physics
11 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Apple iOS
2 31 (21.68%) Android
3 27 (18.88%) Linux
4 9 (6.29%) Windows
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.10%) CentOS
6 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.70%) Unix
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.37%) Software Engineering
3 27 (18.88%) Scrum
4 17 (11.89%) MVC
4 17 (11.89%) TDD
5 14 (9.79%) Data Governance
5 14 (9.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 14 (9.79%) Kanban
6 12 (8.39%) High Availability
6 12 (8.39%) Microservices
6 12 (8.39%) Test Automation
7 11 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 11 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.69%) DevOps
7 11 (7.69%) ETL
7 11 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 11 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
7 11 (7.69%) Web Development
8 10 (6.99%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (54.55%) Java
2 54 (37.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (18.88%) Python
4 24 (16.78%) C#
5 22 (15.38%) C++
6 15 (10.49%) Ruby
7 12 (8.39%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.69%) Perl
8 11 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.80%) SQL
10 3 (2.10%) C
10 3 (2.10%) R
10 3 (2.10%) Scala
11 2 (1.40%) PHP
11 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.70%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (26.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Firmware
3 1 (0.70%) NFS
3 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (12.59%) Puppet
2 10 (6.99%) Capistrano
2 10 (6.99%) Mesos
3 4 (2.80%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) Cacti
4 2 (1.40%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle
1 12 (8.39%) VMware
2 11 (7.69%) Informatica
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco
4 3 (2.10%) Greenplum
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.10%) Perforce
4 3 (2.10%) Riverbed
4 3 (2.10%) Tableau
5 2 (1.40%) Brocade
5 2 (1.40%) Citrix
5 2 (1.40%) Juniper
5 2 (1.40%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.40%) Percona
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Remedy
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