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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Games 1 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 3.70% 24.00% 23.19%
As % of the General category 12.50% 63.16% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 12
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
8 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 29.63% 38.00% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 23
Median salary £33,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of job ads across the Dundee region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Games
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (37.50%) cocos2d
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (12.50%) Google Play
7 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
7 1 (12.50%) DirectX
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Google Play
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Games Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Games Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Game Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) cocos2d
2 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (12.50%) DirectX
3 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
1 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) OOD
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Dundee, Angus
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago