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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 97 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Online Games 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.28% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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
480 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.02% 29.73% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 231 228
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Online Games across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Online Games Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Online Games
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (80.00%) Physics
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) PhD
2 8 (80.00%) Hedge funds
2 8 (80.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Trello
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Yii
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) Yii
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) Sass
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (80.00%) Physics
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (80.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe