The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 105 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.50% 0.38% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.17% 0.84% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Median salary £40,000 £37,750 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +24.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,200 £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 513 598 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 42.36% 46.04% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 348 239 357
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Glasgow

Games
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Games in Glasgow

Games
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Game Development
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Vision
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

Games
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Game Development
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Vision
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree