Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 94 130
Rank change year-on-year -42 +36 -20
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.79% 1.33% 0.86%
As % of the General category 2.09% 3.48% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 13
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +10.29% -24.44%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,150 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% +14.29% -22.22%

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 860 718 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.72% 38.27% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 625 405 560
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (11.11%) Node.js
8 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience
8 2 (11.11%) React
8 2 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)

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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
1 1 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.11%) React
2 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) QML
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Physics
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet