Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 114 120
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 1.07% 1.52%
As % of the General category 2.49% 2.60% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 12
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15% -1.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £21,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £42,000 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 884 883 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.19% 40.94% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 608 418 618
Glasgow median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £43,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% -3.13% +3.24%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,825 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Microservices
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Coaching
6 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
6 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Animation
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) React

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 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Houdini
1 2 (9.09%) Maya
1 2 (9.09%) NUKE
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (9.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) Animation
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Microservices
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) GraphQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
1 2 (9.09%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat