The first table below looks at the demand for the Games Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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 Job Titles advertised for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Programmer
Rank 20 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 3.08% 10.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 12.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
62 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 95.38% 84.62% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 31
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,750 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Games Programmer
Scotland

Games Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Programmer in the job title across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Programmer across the Dundee region.

Games Programmer Salary Trend in Dundee

Games Programmer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Progress
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)

Games Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Games Programmer in their job title 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 with Games Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress