The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 1 1 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Games 22 44 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 38.60% 50.57% 2.63%
As % of the General category 91.67% 80.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Games
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

General Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 55 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 42.11% 63.22% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 3
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Games
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Games Salary Trend in Dundee

Games
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Games 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 Games.

1 21 (55.26%) Apple iOS
2 20 (52.63%) Android
3 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 17 (44.74%) Mobile Games
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) C++
4 15 (39.47%) Social Gaming
5 11 (28.95%) Game Development
6 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) Ruby
7 8 (21.05%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) PHP
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) MySQL
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) OpenGL
7 8 (21.05%) cocos2d
8 7 (18.42%) Twitter
8 7 (18.42%) Web Development
9 6 (15.79%) OpenGL ES
9 6 (15.79%) User Experience
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Subversion
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) Apache
10 5 (13.16%) Python
10 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
10 5 (13.16%) Facebook
10 5 (13.16%) NoSQL

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.26%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Lead Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Games Designer
5 5 (13.16%) Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Games Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Games Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Games Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Games Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Art Director
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) OpenGL
1 8 (21.05%) cocos2d
2 6 (15.79%) OpenGL ES
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) Flash
6 1 (2.63%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.63%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) Stage3D
6 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Mobile Games
2 15 (39.47%) Social Gaming
3 6 (15.79%) User Experience
4 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.53%) Replication
6 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.26%) Online Games
6 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.63%) Social Media
7 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Apple iOS
2 20 (52.63%) Android
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Game Development
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.42%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
6 4 (10.53%) Android Development
6 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.89%) User Stories
7 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C++
2 8 (21.05%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) PHP
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Ruby
3 5 (13.16%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) GLSL
5 1 (2.63%) HLSL
5 1 (2.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Twitter
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
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