The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 73 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 22 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.20% 1.78% 3.92%
As % of the General category 4.74% 3.06% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 38
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
506 719 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.42% 58.08% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 374 434 406
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Games
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Edinburgh region.

Games Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Games
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Games.

1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (40.00%) Finance
3 20 (36.36%) C#
4 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
5 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.91%) Java
6 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (29.09%) MVC
8 15 (27.27%) RESTful
8 15 (27.27%) TDD
9 14 (25.45%) Python
10 13 (23.64%) Linux
10 13 (23.64%) .NET
10 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
10 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
10 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
11 12 (21.82%) WCF
11 12 (21.82%) Ruby
11 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
11 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (21.82%) BDD
11 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
11 12 (21.82%) Node.js
11 12 (21.82%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (21.82%) Code First Entity Framework

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (12.73%) Apache
1 7 (12.73%) IIS
1 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) iSCSI
1 7 (12.73%) NAS
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
1 7 (12.73%) WAN
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) BGP
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) MRTG
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
2 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (14.55%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Subversion
3 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) Ant
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Tester
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Games Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
2 15 (27.27%) RESTful
3 13 (23.64%) .NET
3 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
3 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
4 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (21.82%) Code First Entity Framework
4 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
4 12 (21.82%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (21.82%) Node.js
4 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (21.82%) WCF
5 7 (12.73%) Java EE
5 7 (12.73%) LAMP
5 7 (12.73%) Web Services
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
6 4 (7.27%) HTML
7 3 (5.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.82%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) MVC
3 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 12 (21.82%) BDD
4 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) High Availability
6 6 (10.91%) Microservices
6 6 (10.91%) Open Source
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.27%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.91%) Java
4 14 (25.45%) Python
5 12 (21.82%) Ruby
6 8 (14.55%) SQL
7 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.27%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) C
10 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (18.18%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) Nagios
3 5 (9.09%) Check_MK
4 2 (3.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco
2 7 (12.73%) Brocade
2 7 (12.73%) Citrix
2 7 (12.73%) Percona
2 7 (12.73%) Riverbed
2 7 (12.73%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Perforce
4 5 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Sony
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