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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Games Development
Rank 13 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.84% 8.64% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 12.96% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
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 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
38 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 74.51% 66.67% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Facebook
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Social Gaming
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) 3ds Max
5 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
5 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
5 2 (18.18%) cocos2d
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
6 1 (9.09%) Android Development
6 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) 3ds Max
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Games Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Games Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Art Director
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
1 2 (18.18%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Social Gaming
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Games
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Android Development
2 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Release Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Facebook
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft