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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 70 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 0.74% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.59% 1.36% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 30
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
641 738 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.86% 54.75% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 369 435 450
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 30 May 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 (35.56%) SQL Server
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Degree
3 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (28.89%) C#
5 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) .NET
6 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (24.44%) Analytics
7 10 (22.22%) VMware
7 10 (22.22%) Informatics
7 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.00%) Java
8 9 (20.00%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (20.00%) HTML5
8 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 9 (20.00%) Big Data
9 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.78%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) Python
10 7 (15.56%) React
11 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
11 6 (13.33%) vSphere

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 (13.33%) Node.js
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) SAS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.00%) Big Data
3 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.11%) OLAP
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (8.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.89%) NewSQL
5 4 (8.89%) OLTP
5 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) VoltDB
6 2 (4.44%) GIS
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Flash Builder
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
4 1 (2.22%) gulp
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.67%) Platform Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML5
3 7 (15.56%) React
4 6 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.89%) D3.js
7 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
8 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
8 2 (4.44%) REST
8 2 (4.44%) VTK
8 2 (4.44%) WebGL
9 1 (2.22%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) Django
9 1 (2.22%) Handlebars
9 1 (2.22%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (22.22%) Informatics
3 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.44%) Physics
7 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.22%) Online Games
7 1 (2.22%) Replication
7 1 (2.22%) Social Media
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Analytics
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 6 (13.33%) Process Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (6.67%) Game Development
8 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) R
5 4 (8.89%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) MCSE
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.22%) Mesos
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Greenplum
4 4 (8.89%) Tableau
4 4 (8.89%) Vertica
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe
7 1 (2.22%) CA
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Percona
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago