From Insider today:
Employment in Scotland’s video games industry grew by 17% in the 18 months to April 2020, according to new data from trade organisation TIGA. Scotland is the fourth largest games cluster in the UK after London, and the South East and the North West of England. The TIGA research shows that Scotland has 1,803 permanent and full-time equivalent creative staff working on games development in 96 countries. This is up from 84 companies employing 1,537 staff in November 2018. Scotland is home to 7.3 per cent of the UK’s total games companies and 10.7 per cent of its developer headcount – the comparable figures for 2018 were 7.9 per cent and 10.7 per cent, respectively.