Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 136 97
Rank change year-on-year 0 -39 +47
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.95% 1.42%
As % of the General category 1.31% 2.58% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 10
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +24.14% -29.61%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £75,000 £45,075
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% -7.78% +12.50%

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 685 815 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.58% 36.89% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 502 591 398
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,263 £32,500 £28,415
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £69,125
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Play
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Associate Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) Symfony
3 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (11.11%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (11.11%) Animation
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Vision
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Zend