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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 7 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 18.75% 25.45% 6.33%
As % of the General category 54.55% 43.75% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 34.38% 58.18% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 12
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 2014.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (76.19%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C++
2 21 (50.00%) Degree
3 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 17 (40.48%) Apple iOS
4 17 (40.48%) C#
5 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 14 (33.33%) Android
6 14 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 14 (33.33%) ActionScript
7 12 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 11 (26.19%) Game Development
8 11 (26.19%) OO
8 11 (26.19%) Python
9 10 (23.81%) Ruby
10 9 (21.43%) Java EE
11 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
12 7 (16.67%) J2EE
12 7 (16.67%) OOD
12 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 7 (16.67%) GWT
12 7 (16.67%) Web Development
12 7 (16.67%) Spring
13 6 (14.29%) OpenGL
13 6 (14.29%) OOP
13 6 (14.29%) MySQL
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) CSS
13 6 (14.29%) JavaScript

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Programmer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) Photoshop Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Junior Programmer
5 4 (9.52%) Web Designer
5 4 (9.52%) Junior
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) DBA
7 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Java EE
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) J2EE
3 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 7 (16.67%) GWT
3 7 (16.67%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) OpenGL
4 6 (14.29%) .NET
4 6 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) CSS3
5 5 (11.90%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) DirectX
6 4 (9.52%) Flash
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (4.76%) cocos2d
8 2 (4.76%) Swing
8 2 (4.76%) XML
9 1 (2.38%) LAMP
9 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Social Gaming
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Games
4 2 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Apple iOS
2 14 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Game Development
2 11 (26.19%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) OOD
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (9.52%) Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) Android Development
7 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Kanban
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 14 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 14 (33.33%) ActionScript
5 11 (26.19%) Python
6 10 (23.81%) Ruby
7 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.76%) C
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) Progress
1 1 (2.38%) Zend
1 1 (2.38%) Facebook