The table below looks at the statistics for Game Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Game Development over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 7 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 10.87% 5.63% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 7.84% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £29,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Game Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 65.22% 71.83% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 17
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Game Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Game Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Game Development
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development across the Dundee region.

Game Development Salary Trend in Dundee

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development.

1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) 3ds Max
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
6 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
6 2 (20.00%) Facebook
6 2 (20.00%) cocos2d
6 2 (20.00%) Social Gaming
7 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (10.00%) Android Development
7 1 (10.00%) iOS Development

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Game Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Game Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (30.00%) 3ds Max
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (100.00%) Games
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Art Director
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Games Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Games Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (20.00%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Social Gaming
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook