The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Online Gaming
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 161 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.035% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -10.25%  

Online Games is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1078 1188 1219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.03% 41.95% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 686 551 730
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Online Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Online Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Online Games in Scotland

Online Games
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games in Scotland.

Salary trend for Online Games in Scotland