The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 154 149 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.065% 0.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £27,500 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +32.50%
Online Games
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1060 1281 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.32% 39.46% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 689 776 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Online Games
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Online Games Salary Trend in Scotland

Online Games
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 1 £27,500 -34.52%
Dundee - 1 - -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) Trello
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Social Gaming

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) CSS3
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Yii
3 1 (12.50%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (25.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) UX Design
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat