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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 158 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.093% 0.12% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.32% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
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
1079 1263 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.57% 38.47% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 713 784 648
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram 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 27 November 2014. 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 -7 2 £25,750 -11.20%
Glasgow - 1 £75,000 -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Data Structures
2 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) PhD
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) Hedge funds
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 3 (25.00%) Trello
6 3 (25.00%) Yii
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) InDesign
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Scala Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
1 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) Sass
2 3 (25.00%) Yii
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Structures
1 7 (58.33%) Algorithms
2 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (41.67%) Physics
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (16.67%) Social Gaming
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Games
4 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Blog
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) UX Design
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) Jython
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat