Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 137 156
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 -
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.043% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.050% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Glasgow median annual salary £22,500 £45,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.55% -11.65% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £45,250 £49,750
90th Percentile £23,750 £45,750 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -27.27%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2120 1985 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.93% 92.54% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1069 1517
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Glasgow

Game Development
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Game Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine

Game Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree