Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 72 95
Rank change year-on-year -41 +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Games 35 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.40% 2.88% 2.05%
As % of the General category 3.20% 5.29% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 31
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,425 £28,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +10.00%

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 1094 1380 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 43.83% 54.50% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 671 805 854
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,850 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £65,875
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +0.90%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (45.71%) Python
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.71%) Open Source
3 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (22.86%) Puppet
4 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) MySQL
5 7 (20.00%) IIS
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) SAN
5 7 (20.00%) Apache
5 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) LAMP
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.00%) NAS
5 7 (20.00%) Riverbed

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 7 (20.00%) Apache
1 7 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) Tornado
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (20.00%) NAS
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
1 7 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) NoSQL
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Developer
1 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Account Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Account Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Account Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Director
6 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) LAMP
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) Node.js
4 3 (8.57%) Angular 2
4 3 (8.57%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.71%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Flask
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (5.71%) NumPy
5 2 (5.71%) React
5 2 (5.71%) Redux
5 2 (5.71%) SciPy
5 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile Games
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Open Source
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Game Development
5 4 (11.43%) High Availability
5 4 (11.43%) Microservices
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.00%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.14%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Scala
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) R
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 6 (17.14%) Check_MK
3 6 (17.14%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Brocade
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
1 7 (20.00%) Citrix
1 7 (20.00%) Percona
1 7 (20.00%) Riverbed
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
3 4 (11.43%) Perforce
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) Progress
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Up to £35,000 D.O.E
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Up to £45,000 D.O.E
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 15 days ago