Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 110 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 -60 +72
Permanent jobs citing Games 30 42 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.61% 3.98%
As % of the General category 3.27% 3.65% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 67
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +33.33%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +23.29%

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 917 1,152 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.53% 44.05% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 530 625 724
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +7.10%
10th Percentile £28,975 £26,600 £29,825
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -2.13% +4.44%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) High Availability
5 11 (36.67%) Microservices
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 6 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) Electronics
10 5 (16.67%) Automotive
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.67%) Kanban
10 5 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (16.67%) Requirements Management
10 5 (16.67%) GPGPU
10 5 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (16.67%) LLVM
10 5 (16.67%) IEC 61508
10 5 (16.67%) R
10 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
10 5 (16.67%) People Management
10 5 (16.67%) Renesas
10 5 (16.67%) OpenCL
10 5 (16.67%) 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 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Clang
2 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Protractor
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (16.67%) Automotive
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Graduate
4 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Junior
4 1 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LLVM
1 5 (16.67%) OpenCL
1 5 (16.67%) TensorFlow
1 5 (16.67%) Vulkan
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) Express
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) WebSockets
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.33%) JCE
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) GPGPU
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) Xbox
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (40.00%) High Availability
4 11 (36.67%) Microservices
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (33.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Open Source
8 5 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Vision
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) FMEA
8 5 (16.67%) Kanban
8 5 (16.67%) Linear Algebra
8 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 5 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
8 5 (16.67%) People Management
8 5 (16.67%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) R
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) IEC 61508
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 26262
1 5 (16.67%) MISRA
1 5 (16.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Consul
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Renesas
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin