Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 123 136
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Games 27 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.11% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the General category 3.00% 1.33% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 16
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +8.70% -23.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,400 £18,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,000 £42,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -16.67%

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 901 829 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.97% 42.32% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 663 529 518
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,400 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,000 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) High Availability
4 9 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (33.33%) Microservices
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (22.22%) User Stories
6 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (18.52%) Self-Awareness
6 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Game Development
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Games
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
8 3 (11.11%) Android
8 3 (11.11%) Online Games
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) User Experience
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Xbox
9 2 (7.41%) ERD
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis

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 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
2 1 (3.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Qt Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Angular 2
1 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.70%) QML
1 1 (3.70%) Qt
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile Games
2 3 (11.11%) Online Games
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Xbox
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 9 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 9 (33.33%) High Availability
3 9 (33.33%) Microservices
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Self-Awareness
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Game Development
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (7.41%) ERD
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet