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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank - 173 165
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £42,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.11%
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
1146 1304 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.54% 33.08% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 679 815 630
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) UX Design
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) UX Design
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe