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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 46 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Games 49 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.08% 2.26% 3.15%
As % of the General category 7.69% 4.31% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 44
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £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
637 765 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.04% 52.43% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 358 458 467
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
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 July 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 36 (50.00%) Finance
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (50.00%) Retail
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.28%) Java
4 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 24 (33.33%) Degree
5 24 (33.33%) Maven
6 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
7 19 (26.39%) Ant
7 19 (26.39%) HTML
8 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
8 17 (23.61%) VMware
8 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
8 17 (23.61%) HTML5
8 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
9 16 (22.22%) Apple iOS
9 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 16 (22.22%) Spring
10 15 (20.83%) Subversion
10 15 (20.83%) Linux
11 14 (19.44%) CSS
11 14 (19.44%) Data Governance
11 14 (19.44%) Big Data
11 14 (19.44%) Hadoop
12 13 (18.06%) Android
12 13 (18.06%) Scrum
12 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
13 12 (16.67%) Informatics

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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 6 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) Stata
3 1 (1.39%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
3 14 (19.44%) Big Data
3 14 (19.44%) Hadoop
4 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (11.11%) HBase
5 8 (11.11%) OLAP
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (8.33%) Data Mining
7 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.78%) GIS
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (33.33%) Maven
2 19 (26.39%) Ant
3 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
4 15 (20.83%) Subversion
5 8 (11.11%) GoCD
5 8 (11.11%) Grunt
5 8 (11.11%) gulp
5 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.94%) Robot Framework
6 5 (6.94%) Selenium
7 1 (1.39%) Flash Builder
General
1 36 (50.00%) Finance
1 36 (50.00%) Retail
1 36 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Data Scientist
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) iOS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) iPhone Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) HTML
2 17 (23.61%) HTML5
3 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 16 (22.22%) Spring
4 14 (19.44%) CSS
5 11 (15.28%) CSS3
6 9 (12.50%) REST
7 8 (11.11%) .NET
8 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.33%) D3.js
9 6 (8.33%) React
10 5 (6.94%) Backbone.js
10 5 (6.94%) Node.js
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.39%) Flash
12 1 (1.39%) J2EE
12 1 (1.39%) OpenGL
12 1 (1.39%) VTK
12 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.67%) Informatics
3 11 (15.28%) Social Media
4 8 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 6 (8.33%) Statistics
7 3 (4.17%) iPhone
7 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.78%) Physics
9 1 (1.39%) Animation
9 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.39%) Online Games
9 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 15 (20.83%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Android
4 9 (12.50%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Unix
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 14 (19.44%) Data Governance
4 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 12 (16.67%) Analytics
6 11 (15.28%) DevOps
7 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.11%) ETL
7 8 (11.11%) Kanban
7 8 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (6.94%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.94%) Manual Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Product Management
9 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (40.28%) Java
3 10 (13.89%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.11%) Perl
4 8 (11.11%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) Ruby
4 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.33%) R
5 6 (8.33%) Scala
6 4 (5.56%) C++
6 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) MCSE
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) CISSP
3 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Docker
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Puppet
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.11%) Capistrano
3 8 (11.11%) Mesos
4 2 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
5 1 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
1 17 (23.61%) VMware
2 8 (11.11%) Informatica
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) Greenplum
3 6 (8.33%) Tableau
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) NetApp
5 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) CA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) CommVault
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) Juniper
6 1 (1.39%) Percona
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.39%) Veeam
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