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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 74 53 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Games 24 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% 4.00% 2.34%
As % of the General category 3.31% 7.22% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 33
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
724 762 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.74% 55.38% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 438 440 465
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
4 16 (31.37%) Banking
4 16 (31.37%) Telecoms
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) C#
5 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (25.49%) .NET
6 13 (25.49%) HTML
6 13 (25.49%) Java
6 13 (25.49%) OO
6 13 (25.49%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
7 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 11 (21.57%) HTML5
9 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
9 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.61%) CSS
9 10 (19.61%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) PHP
10 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) Umbraco
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Big Data
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.76%) NewSQL
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.76%) OLAP
3 6 (11.76%) OLTP
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.76%) VoltDB
4 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.84%) ReSharper
4 3 (5.88%) Ant
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
2 16 (31.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Python Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.92%) DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
2 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 13 (25.49%) HTML
3 11 (21.57%) HTML5
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.76%) RESTful
7 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.88%) CSS3
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) LESS
7 3 (5.88%) React
7 3 (5.88%) Sass
7 3 (5.88%) Servlets
7 3 (5.88%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 3 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
7 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.88%) Xbox
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
3 13 (25.49%) MVC
3 13 (25.49%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Business Transformation
5 4 (7.84%) High Availability
5 4 (7.84%) Process Management
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Analytics
6 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Open Source
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Line Management
7 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.92%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 9 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Vertica
3 1 (1.96%) Dell
3 1 (1.96%) Greenplum
3 1 (1.96%) New Relic
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago