Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 129 146
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -29
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.21% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the General category 3.29% 1.70% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 9
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £43,450
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +16.13%

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 852 942 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.79% 41.59% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 637 614 489
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £64,750
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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) High Availability
2 12 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 12 (42.86%) Microservices
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (21.43%) Self-Awareness
4 6 (21.43%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
5 5 (17.86%) Game Development
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.86%) Mobile Games
5 5 (17.86%) Android
6 4 (14.29%) Online Games
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) Xbox
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Identification
8 1 (3.57%) People Management
8 1 (3.57%) Line Management
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (3.57%) ERD
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) UML

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 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Java Engineer
1 12 (42.86%) Java Software Engineer
1 12 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Designer
3 5 (17.86%) Digital Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile Games
2 4 (14.29%) Online Games
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Xbox
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Android
2 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (42.86%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 12 (42.86%) High Availability
2 12 (42.86%) Microservices
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (21.43%) Self-Awareness
4 6 (21.43%) User Stories
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (17.86%) Game Development
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Identification
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java