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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 107 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £49,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.93% +23.12%
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
488 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.44% 35.13% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 311 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £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 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
3 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 3 (42.86%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) Trello
3 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
3 3 (42.86%) Yii
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Physics
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) PhD
3 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Flash

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Scala Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Yii
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 3 (42.86%) Physics
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) E-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) UX Design
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe