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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 80 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Games 19 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 1.47% 1.86%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.73% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 31
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Games
Scotland

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
694 732 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.55% 53.71% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 410 413 449
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
3 13 (31.71%) Degree
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
6 10 (24.39%) Big Data
6 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
6 10 (24.39%) OO
6 10 (24.39%) Linux
7 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 9 (21.95%) Analytics
8 8 (19.51%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) Informatics
10 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
10 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
10 6 (14.63%) OLAP
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.63%) Python
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Windows

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 6 (14.63%) Node.js
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (24.39%) Big Data
3 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (14.63%) NewSQL
4 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
4 6 (14.63%) OLAP
4 6 (14.63%) OLTP
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
4 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) VoltDB
5 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
6 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.88%) GIS
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Data Scientist
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.88%) DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
2 11 (26.83%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) HTML5
4 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.63%) Backbone.js
4 6 (14.63%) React
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.76%) D3.js
7 2 (4.88%) JDBC
7 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.88%) VTK
7 2 (4.88%) WebGL
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) Servlets
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Informatics
3 6 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 6 (14.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (9.76%) Statistics
5 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) Physics
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) OO
3 9 (21.95%) Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Process Management
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Data Governance
7 4 (9.76%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.76%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Business Development
8 3 (7.32%) Data Management
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) Python
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) R
6 4 (9.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 6 (14.63%) Vertica
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Greenplum
4 4 (9.76%) Tableau
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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