The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 2 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 35.38% 54.17% 13.89%
As % of the General category 74.19% 76.47% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 5
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
General Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 47.69% 70.83% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Games
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (56.76%) Degree
1 21 (56.76%) Android
1 21 (56.76%) Apple iOS
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) Mobile Games
4 13 (35.14%) Game Development
5 12 (32.43%) Social Gaming
6 10 (27.03%) cocos2d
6 10 (27.03%) OpenGL
7 9 (24.32%) Java
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Ruby
8 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) Twitter
9 7 (18.92%) MySQL
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) PHP
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) OpenGL ES
10 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (16.22%) Android Development
10 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
11 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
11 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.51%) Python
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
12 4 (10.81%) Subversion
12 4 (10.81%) Replication

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (8.11%) Node.js
1 3 (8.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Route 53
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Mobile Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Programmer
4 5 (13.51%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) Games Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Games Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Games Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Junior
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Games Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Games Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) cocos2d
1 10 (27.03%) OpenGL
2 6 (16.22%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (13.51%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.70%) Flash
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Mobile Games
2 12 (32.43%) Social Gaming
3 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (10.81%) Replication
6 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (2.70%) Social Media
7 1 (2.70%) PMI
7 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Android
1 21 (56.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Game Development
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) Android Development
3 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.11%) User Stories
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C++
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) C
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Twitter
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Facebook
4 1 (2.70%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Progress
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