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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Games Development
Rank 29 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 1.39% 6.67% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 7.69% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £28,750 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -54.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
70 52 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 97.22% 86.67% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 69
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (60.00%) Social Gaming
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) cocos2d
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Python

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Games Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Games Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Games Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Graphic Design
1 3 (60.00%) Social Gaming
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft