The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 13 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 10.77% 10.71% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 12.00% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 83.08% 89.29% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 48
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Game Development
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Game Development across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Dundee

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) cocos2d
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) MySQL
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) OO
8 1 (9.09%) Apache
8 1 (9.09%) Flash
8 1 (9.09%) C

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Games Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Games Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Games Producer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
1 2 (18.18%) cocos2d
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Flash
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (9.09%) Stage3D
2 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Social Gaming
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Android Development
2 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook