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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 32 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -7
Permanent jobs citing Games 63 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.51% 1.71% 2.69%
As % of the General category 10.77% 3.20% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 43 11 37
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,500
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
585 843 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 51.18% 53.49% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 378 449 500
Median salary £50,000 £48,600 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,775 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
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 30 September 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 71 (71.72%) Finance
2 67 (67.68%) Telecoms
3 59 (59.60%) Retail
4 57 (57.58%) Java
5 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (47.47%) JavaScript
7 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
8 35 (35.35%) Maven
9 31 (31.31%) Ant
10 30 (30.30%) Degree
11 29 (29.29%) Git (software)
12 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
13 24 (24.24%) HTML
13 24 (24.24%) CSS
13 24 (24.24%) Spring
13 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
13 24 (24.24%) Apple iOS
14 23 (23.23%) Subversion
15 22 (22.22%) Scrum
16 21 (21.21%) MongoDB
17 20 (20.20%) HTML5
17 20 (20.20%) Android
18 19 (19.19%) Social Media
18 19 (19.19%) SaaS
18 19 (19.19%) VMware
18 19 (19.19%) Linux
19 18 (18.18%) CSS3
20 16 (16.16%) Banking
21 15 (15.15%) Data Governance
21 15 (15.15%) Puppet

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 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.01%) Flash Media Server
3 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.03%) Stata
2 1 (1.01%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) SaaS
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.21%) MongoDB
3 15 (15.15%) Big Data
3 15 (15.15%) Hadoop
4 12 (12.12%) Apache Hive
4 12 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (12.12%) HBase
4 12 (12.12%) OLAP
4 12 (12.12%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.02%) GIS
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (35.35%) Maven
2 31 (31.31%) Ant
3 29 (29.29%) Git (software)
4 23 (23.23%) Subversion
5 14 (14.14%) Selenium
6 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.11%) GoCD
7 11 (11.11%) Grunt
7 11 (11.11%) gulp
8 10 (10.10%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.01%) Flash Builder
9 1 (1.01%) JIRA
9 1 (1.01%) TestRail
General
1 71 (71.72%) Finance
2 67 (67.68%) Telecoms
3 59 (59.60%) Retail
4 16 (16.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.17%) Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Data Architect
4 12 (12.12%) QA Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Tester
9 4 (4.04%) Hadoop Architect
9 4 (4.04%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.04%) iPhone Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Objective-C Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) CSS
1 24 (24.24%) Hibernate
1 24 (24.24%) HTML
1 24 (24.24%) Spring
2 20 (20.20%) HTML5
3 18 (18.18%) CSS3
4 13 (13.13%) REST
5 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.04%) .NET
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.03%) D3.js
7 3 (3.03%) React
8 2 (2.02%) Flash
8 2 (2.02%) RESTful
9 1 (1.01%) Celery
9 1 (1.01%) Django
9 1 (1.01%) Handlebars
9 1 (1.01%) J2EE
9 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Social Media
2 8 (8.08%) Informatics
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.04%) iPhone
6 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Statistics
6 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.02%) Physics
8 1 (1.01%) Animation
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Online Games
8 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Apple iOS
2 20 (20.20%) Android
3 19 (19.19%) Linux
4 9 (9.09%) Windows
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
3 22 (22.22%) Scrum
4 15 (15.15%) Data Governance
5 13 (13.13%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (12.12%) Data Architecture
6 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.12%) DevOps
6 12 (12.12%) ETL
6 12 (12.12%) Kanban
6 12 (12.12%) Logical Data Model
6 12 (12.12%) Physical Data Model
7 11 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 8 (8.08%) Analytics
9 7 (7.07%) High Availability
9 7 (7.07%) MVC
10 6 (6.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 47 (47.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.12%) Perl
3 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.11%) Python
4 11 (11.11%) Ruby
5 7 (7.07%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) C++
6 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.04%) SQL
7 3 (3.03%) R
7 3 (3.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) MCSE
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.03%) CISSP
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCTS
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
2 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.06%) vSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (15.15%) Puppet
2 11 (11.11%) Capistrano
2 11 (11.11%) Mesos
3 2 (2.02%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) VMware
2 12 (12.12%) Informatica
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (2.02%) NetApp
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) CommVault
5 1 (1.01%) Dell
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Juniper
5 1 (1.01%) Percona
5 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec
5 1 (1.01%) Veeam
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