The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Online Gaming
Rank 100 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £27,500 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £53,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +32.50%
Online Games
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
472 484 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.99% 35.28% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 306 292 270
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Online Games
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Online Games across the Edinburgh region.

Online Games Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Online Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games.

1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) Trello
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Yii
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Flash
4 1 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (25.00%) InDesign
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Physics

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Online Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) InDesign
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Yii
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe