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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 64 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 32 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.69% 1.28% 1.88%
As % of the General category 5.28% 2.36% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 27
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
606 763 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.01% 54.34% 45.29%
Number of salaries quoted 336 444 445
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 25 June 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
3 18 (32.73%) Retail
3 18 (32.73%) Telecoms
3 18 (32.73%) Finance
3 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
4 17 (30.91%) Degree
4 17 (30.91%) Java
5 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.45%) HTML
6 14 (25.45%) Maven
7 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
7 13 (23.64%) VMware
7 13 (23.64%) C#
7 13 (23.64%) Linux
7 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.82%) HTML5
9 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 10 (18.18%) Spring
10 10 (18.18%) Informatics
10 10 (18.18%) Big Data
10 10 (18.18%) Analytics
11 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.36%) Subversion
11 9 (16.36%) Scrum
11 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (16.36%) Ant

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 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
1 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.27%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Flash Media Server
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.18%) Big Data
4 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (14.55%) Hadoop
6 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
6 6 (10.91%) OLAP
6 6 (10.91%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
7 4 (7.27%) Data Mining
7 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.27%) HBase
8 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.64%) NewSQL
8 2 (3.64%) OLTP
8 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Maven
2 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Ant
3 9 (16.36%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) GoCD
4 4 (7.27%) Grunt
4 4 (7.27%) gulp
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Flash Builder
6 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
1 18 (32.73%) Retail
1 18 (32.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Data Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Data Scientist
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Platform Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 12 (21.82%) HTML5
3 11 (20.00%) .NET
4 10 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 10 (18.18%) Spring
5 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.55%) CSS
7 7 (12.73%) React
8 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
8 6 (10.91%) Node.js
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.09%) CSS3
9 5 (9.09%) REST
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.27%) D3.js
11 1 (1.82%) Django
11 1 (1.82%) Flash
11 1 (1.82%) Handlebars
11 1 (1.82%) VTK
11 1 (1.82%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Informatics
3 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
4 5 (9.09%) Social Media
4 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (7.27%) Statistics
6 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.64%) Physics
8 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.82%) Online Games
8 1 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 7 (12.73%) Android
3 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.18%) Analytics
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Data Governance
5 8 (14.55%) OO
6 7 (12.73%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Business Transformation
7 6 (10.91%) Open Source
7 6 (10.91%) Process Management
8 5 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (9.09%) Product Management
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
9 4 (7.27%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.91%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) C#
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) R
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 4 (7.27%) Scala
6 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) MCSE
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) CISSP
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) vSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Capistrano
3 4 (7.27%) Mesos
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Greenplum
4 4 (7.27%) Informatica
4 4 (7.27%) Tableau
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 2 (3.64%) Vertica
6 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Percona
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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