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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 56 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Games 34 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 2.04% 2.24%
As % of the General category 6.88% 3.72% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 22
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £32,100
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
494 780 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.95% 54.93% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 308 443 506
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £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 7 December 2016.

Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 70 (72.16%) Finance
2 61 (62.89%) Telecoms
3 56 (57.73%) Java
4 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (51.55%) Retail
6 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
7 32 (32.99%) Software Engineering
8 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
9 29 (29.90%) Degree
10 28 (28.87%) Maven
10 28 (28.87%) Ant
11 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
12 23 (23.71%) HTML
12 23 (23.71%) CSS
13 21 (21.65%) Subversion
14 20 (20.62%) Apple iOS
15 19 (19.59%) HTML5
15 19 (19.59%) MongoDB
15 19 (19.59%) Spring
15 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
16 18 (18.56%) Scrum
16 18 (18.56%) Banking
17 17 (17.53%) Social Media
17 17 (17.53%) SaaS
18 16 (16.49%) Android
18 16 (16.49%) CSS3
18 16 (16.49%) Linux
19 14 (14.43%) Python
19 14 (14.43%) Selenium
19 14 (14.43%) QA

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 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.09%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.09%) Stata
2 1 (1.03%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.53%) SaaS
2 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) BGP
1 2 (2.06%) Firewall
1 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.06%) MPLS
1 2 (2.06%) MRTG
1 2 (2.06%) NAS
1 2 (2.06%) Network Security
1 2 (2.06%) OSPF
1 2 (2.06%) SAN
1 2 (2.06%) VoIP
1 2 (2.06%) VRRP
1 2 (2.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.03%) DHCP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.59%) MongoDB
3 13 (13.40%) Big Data
3 13 (13.40%) Hadoop
4 10 (10.31%) Apache Hive
4 10 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.31%) HBase
4 10 (10.31%) OLAP
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.87%) Ant
2 28 (28.87%) Maven
3 21 (21.65%) Subversion
4 14 (14.43%) Selenium
5 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.28%) GoCD
6 9 (9.28%) Grunt
6 9 (9.28%) gulp
6 9 (9.28%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.03%) TestRail
General
1 70 (72.16%) Finance
2 61 (62.89%) Telecoms
3 50 (51.55%) Retail
4 18 (18.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Electronics
5 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Developer
2 16 (16.49%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) QA Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Data Architect
6 9 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Java Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Tester
9 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Hadoop Architect
10 4 (4.12%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.12%) iPhone Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior iPhone Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) CSS
1 23 (23.71%) HTML
2 19 (19.59%) Hibernate
2 19 (19.59%) HTML5
2 19 (19.59%) Spring
3 16 (16.49%) CSS3
4 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.31%) REST
5 6 (6.19%) .NET
5 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.19%) RESTful
6 4 (4.12%) Java EE
7 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.09%) D3.js
7 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.09%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.09%) Node.js
7 3 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Social Media
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) iPhone
3 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Informatics
4 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.03%) Animation
6 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Apple iOS
2 16 (16.49%) Android
2 16 (16.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) CentOS
3 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.99%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 13 (13.40%) Data Governance
5 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (10.31%) Data Architecture
6 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.31%) ETL
6 10 (10.31%) Kanban
6 10 (10.31%) Logical Data Model
6 10 (10.31%) Manual Testing
6 10 (10.31%) MVC
6 10 (10.31%) Physical Data Model
7 9 (9.28%) DevOps
8 8 (8.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (7.22%) TDD
10 6 (6.19%) High Availability
10 6 (6.19%) Microservices
10 6 (6.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.73%) Java
2 45 (46.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) Python
4 12 (12.37%) Ruby
5 11 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.34%) C#
6 10 (10.31%) Perl
6 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) C++
7 4 (4.12%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.12%) SQL
8 3 (3.09%) R
8 3 (3.09%) Scala
9 2 (2.06%) C
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.43%) Puppet
2 9 (9.28%) Capistrano
2 9 (9.28%) Mesos
3 4 (4.12%) Nagios
4 2 (2.06%) Cacti
4 2 (2.06%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) VMware
2 10 (10.31%) Informatica
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco
4 3 (3.09%) Greenplum
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) Tableau
5 2 (2.06%) Brocade
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) Juniper
5 2 (2.06%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.06%) Percona
5 2 (2.06%) Perforce
5 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Sony
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