The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Gaming
Rank 157 111 159
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +48
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 14 43 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 1.41% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 4.70% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 1
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.69%
Social Gaming
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
1046 914 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 30.00% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 662 588 539
Average salary £41,500 £41,247 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.61% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Social Gaming Salary Trend in Scotland

Social Gaming
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Social Gaming Salary Histogram in Scotland

Social Gaming
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Gaming within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Dundee -5 13 £29,500 -1.66%
Social Gaming
UK

Social Gaming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming.

1 16 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (75.00%) Mobile Games
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Android
4 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (37.50%) Twitter
5 6 (37.50%) OpenGL ES
5 6 (37.50%) cocos2d
5 6 (37.50%) OpenGL
5 6 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Facebook
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) SMTP
8 3 (18.75%) HTTP
8 3 (18.75%) DNS

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Social Gaming 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 Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMTP
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Games Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Games Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) OpenGL
1 6 (37.50%) OpenGL ES
1 6 (37.50%) cocos2d
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Android
1 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) OOP
1 4 (25.00%) OO
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Game Development
3 2 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Twitter
2 5 (31.25%) Facebook
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Zend