The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 164 164 156
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.22% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £33,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+26.11% -19.27%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1036 908 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.23% 29.32% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 651 491 587
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Online Games
UK

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 4 £42,000 -
Online Games
UK

Online Games
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) PhD
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (50.00%) Physics
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (50.00%) Blog
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (28.57%) Jython

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Scala Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (50.00%) Physics
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (50.00%) Blog
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
1 7 (50.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
1 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) PhD
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
Dundee, Angus
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