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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Games 28 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.64% 1.77% 3.52%
As % of the General category 5.87% 3.13% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 34
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
477 702 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 45.04% 56.57% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 308 453 452
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,600 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 2017.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 52 (61.90%) Finance
2 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.00%) Java
4 39 (46.43%) Telecoms
5 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
6 31 (36.90%) Git (software)
7 29 (34.52%) Retail
8 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.00%) C#
10 20 (23.81%) Degree
11 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
11 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
12 16 (19.05%) Banking
12 16 (19.05%) MVC
12 16 (19.05%) HTML
12 16 (19.05%) Ant
12 16 (19.05%) CSS
13 15 (17.86%) Python
13 15 (17.86%) NoSQL
14 14 (16.67%) Linux
14 14 (16.67%) Subversion
14 14 (16.67%) TDD
14 14 (16.67%) Maven
14 14 (16.67%) Ruby
14 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
15 13 (15.48%) .NET
15 13 (15.48%) RESTful
15 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (14.29%) HTML5

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) IIS
1 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) SaaS
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 4 (4.76%) NAS
1 4 (4.76%) SAN
1 4 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) BGP
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) MPLS
3 2 (2.38%) MRTG
3 2 (2.38%) Network Security
3 2 (2.38%) OSPF
3 2 (2.38%) VoIP
3 2 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.33%) Big Data
7 6 (7.14%) Apache Hive
8 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.95%) HBase
8 5 (5.95%) MySQL
8 5 (5.95%) OLAP
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 31 (36.90%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) Ant
3 14 (16.67%) Maven
3 14 (16.67%) Subversion
4 11 (13.10%) Selenium
5 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.14%) Robot Framework
7 4 (4.76%) GoCD
7 4 (4.76%) Grunt
7 4 (4.76%) gulp
8 3 (3.57%) JIRA
9 1 (1.19%) TestRail
General
1 52 (61.90%) Finance
2 39 (46.43%) Telecoms
3 29 (34.52%) Retail
4 16 (19.05%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (42.86%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Tester
7 6 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Hadoop Architect
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Performance Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
2 16 (19.05%) CSS
2 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 13 (15.48%) .NET
3 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (15.48%) RESTful
4 12 (14.29%) HTML5
5 10 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (11.90%) Code First Entity Framework
5 10 (11.90%) Entity Framework
5 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
5 10 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (11.90%) Node.js
5 10 (11.90%) Spring
5 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (11.90%) WCF
6 9 (10.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Social Media
3 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.38%) Informatics
4 2 (2.38%) iPhone
4 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Apple iOS
3 9 (10.71%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (19.05%) MVC
4 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 11 (13.10%) BDD
5 11 (13.10%) Scrum
6 10 (11.90%) Web Application Development
7 9 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) Data Governance
9 7 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 6 (7.14%) ETL
10 6 (7.14%) High Availability
10 6 (7.14%) Microservices
10 6 (7.14%) SDLC
11 5 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.95%) Kanban
11 5 (5.95%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (5.95%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (5.95%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Java
2 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (17.86%) Python
5 14 (16.67%) Ruby
6 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 6 (7.14%) Perl
8 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.57%) C++
11 2 (2.38%) C
11 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.38%) R
11 2 (2.38%) Scala
12 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.10%) Puppet
2 5 (5.95%) Nagios
3 4 (4.76%) Capistrano
3 4 (4.76%) Mesos
4 3 (3.57%) Check_MK
5 2 (2.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) VMware
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco
2 6 (7.14%) Informatica
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Brocade
3 4 (4.76%) Citrix
3 4 (4.76%) Percona
3 4 (4.76%) Perforce
3 4 (4.76%) Riverbed
4 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.38%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.38%) Juniper
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Sony
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