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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 4 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 13.33% 22.92% 24.19%
As % of the General category 40.00% 57.89% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 14
Median salary - £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
10 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 33.33% 39.58% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 21
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 13 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (92.31%) C++
2 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 12 (92.31%) Android
3 11 (84.62%) OOP
4 9 (69.23%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) Mobile Games
5 8 (61.54%) Mobile Development
6 7 (53.85%) cocos2d
7 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
8 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 3 (23.08%) OOD
9 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
9 3 (23.08%) DirectX
9 3 (23.08%) Google Play
10 2 (15.38%) Java
10 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 1 (7.69%) Kanban
11 1 (7.69%) Ruby
11 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (7.69%) TDD
11 1 (7.69%) Scrum
11 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (7.69%) Python
11 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
11 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing

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 3 (23.08%) Google Play
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Games Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Games Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Games Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Game Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C++ Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Games Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) cocos2d
2 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (23.08%) DirectX
3 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile Games
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Android
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (84.62%) OOP
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile Development
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Kanban
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree