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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 17 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.58% 14.06% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 21.43% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 74.24% 65.63% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Android
3 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (33.33%) cocos2d
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
6 4 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
7 3 (25.00%) Mobile Games
7 3 (25.00%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) Ruby
8 2 (16.67%) Python
9 1 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (8.33%) GIS
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management
9 1 (8.33%) C
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (8.33%) ISEB
9 1 (8.33%) PMI
9 1 (8.33%) PMP
9 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Games Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Games Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Games Producer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (33.33%) cocos2d
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Android
1 7 (58.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Android Development
1 4 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Facebook
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