Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 115 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 -67 +61
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 36 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.37% 4.16%
As % of the General category 2.25% 3.25% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 65
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £28,525 £26,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

Games is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 889 1,108 1,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.28% 42.31% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 483 615 698
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,600 £31,675
90th Percentile £76,200 £71,250 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Edinburgh

Games
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Games in Edinburgh

Games
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) GPGPU
7 4 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (20.00%) Kanban
7 4 (20.00%) LLVM
7 4 (20.00%) IEC 61508
7 4 (20.00%) R
7 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 4 (20.00%) OpenCL
7 4 (20.00%) Renesas
7 4 (20.00%) People Management
7 4 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
7 4 (20.00%) Clang
7 4 (20.00%) ISO 26262
7 4 (20.00%) TensorFlow
7 4 (20.00%) Electronics
7 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (20.00%) Automotive
7 4 (20.00%) MISRA C
7 4 (20.00%) MISRA
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Vision

Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Clang
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Protractor
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) GitLab
3 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) LLVM
1 4 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 4 (20.00%) TensorFlow
1 4 (20.00%) Vulkan
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) JCE
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Express
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Kafka
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) GPGPU
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Vision
5 4 (20.00%) FMEA
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) Linear Algebra
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
5 4 (20.00%) People Management
5 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) R
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.00%) CIPD
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) IEC 61508
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 26262
1 4 (20.00%) MISRA
1 4 (20.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Consul
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Renesas
2 2 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft