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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 87 92 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.11% 1.23% 2.09%
As % of the General category 0.25% 3.27% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 21
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

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 395 490 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 42.38% 37.78% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 235 267 371
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Animation
5 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (21.43%) CryEngine
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) High Availability
6 3 (21.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (14.29%) Puppet
7 2 (14.29%) CentOS
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing

Games
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Houdini
1 1 (7.14%) Maya
1 1 (7.14%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Graphics Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (28.57%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (21.43%) CryEngine
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Animation
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Microservices
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
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