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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 6 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.23% 16.00% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.77% 25.53% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £29,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
47 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 72.31% 62.67% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (20.00%) Android Development
6 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Facebook
6 3 (20.00%) cocos2d
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
6 3 (20.00%) Social Gaming
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) 3ds Max
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Subversion

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Games Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Games Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Art Director
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Games Producer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (20.00%) cocos2d
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) Social Gaming
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) PMI
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Android Development
1 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Facebook