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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Games Development
Rank 15 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 17.14% 7.58% 14.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 9.43% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,400 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
66 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 94.29% 80.30% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 29
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Game Development Salary Histogram in Dundee

Game Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 8 (50.00%) Java EE
5 8 (50.00%) Spring
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (50.00%) MySQL
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (31.25%) Android
8 4 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Android Development

Game Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.25%) InDesign
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Games Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Producer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
1 8 (50.00%) XML
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
1 8 (50.00%) Java EE
1 8 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.25%) JNI
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Social Gaming
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) 3D Programming
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe