Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 133 154
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.047% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 - £32,500
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -27.27%

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 2421 2118 2784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.29% 92.61% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1405 1767
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,200 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Games
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Games Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Games Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Games Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science Degree