Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 145 132
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.039% 0.30% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.32% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Edinburgh median annual salary - £35,000 -
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +57.14% -15.66% +3.75%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,359 2,504 2,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.02% 93.05% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,500 1,358
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Edinburgh

Game Development
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Game Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Game Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Game Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

Game Development
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet