Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 127 127
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 26 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.18% 0.81% 1.14%
As % of the General category 3.07% 2.05% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 11
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £42,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +20.00%

Games is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 846 879 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.40% 39.33% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 628 610 419
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +11.49% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,480 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £64,800
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Games.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 11 (42.31%) Microservices
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (42.31%) High Availability
5 11 (42.31%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (19.23%) Android
8 4 (15.38%) Online Games
8 4 (15.38%) Game Development
8 4 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (15.38%) Self-Awareness
8 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) User Stories
8 4 (15.38%) Mobile Games
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) MySQL
10 2 (7.69%) C#
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Java Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Java Software Engineer
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Designer
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Associate Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) React
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile Games
1 4 (15.38%) Online Games
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Android
2 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (42.31%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 11 (42.31%) High Availability
3 11 (42.31%) Microservices
4 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Game Development
5 4 (15.38%) Self-Awareness
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) People Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle