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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Games 11 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.54% 1.54%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.82% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 17
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 472 709 732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 42.75% 54.71% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 323 421 413
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Games 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 Games.

1 22 (53.66%) NoSQL
2 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 11 (26.83%) Apache
6 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
6 11 (26.83%) Python
6 11 (26.83%) WAN
6 11 (26.83%) Citrix
6 11 (26.83%) SAN
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco
6 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) MySQL
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) IIS
6 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (26.83%) Web Services
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) LAMP
6 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
6 11 (26.83%) NAS
6 11 (26.83%) iSCSI
6 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
6 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (26.83%) Riverbed
6 11 (26.83%) RESTful

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 11 (26.83%) Apache
1 11 (26.83%) IIS
1 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) iSCSI
1 11 (26.83%) NAS
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
1 11 (26.83%) WAN
2 9 (21.95%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) NoSQL
2 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Games Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) ETL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Sales Executive
7 1 (2.44%) Sales Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
1 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
1 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
1 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
1 11 (26.83%) Code First Entity Framework
1 11 (26.83%) Entity Framework
1 11 (26.83%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (26.83%) LAMP
1 11 (26.83%) Node.js
1 11 (26.83%) RESTful
1 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 11 (26.83%) WCF
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
2 7 (17.07%) Java EE
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Ubuntu
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) BDD
2 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
2 11 (26.83%) MVC
2 11 (26.83%) TDD
2 11 (26.83%) Web Application Development
3 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (21.95%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (4.88%) Process Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Analytics
6 1 (2.44%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) Game Development
6 1 (2.44%) People Management
6 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (26.83%) Python
3 11 (26.83%) Ruby
4 8 (19.51%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Check_MK
2 9 (21.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Brocade
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco
1 11 (26.83%) Citrix
1 11 (26.83%) Percona
1 11 (26.83%) Riverbed
1 11 (26.83%) VMware
2 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
3 8 (19.51%) Perforce
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Sony
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