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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 19 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 17.14% 15.87% 30.93%
As % of the General category 50.00% 50.00% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 25
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 34.29% 31.75% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 31
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) Android
5 7 (38.89%) OOP
6 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile Development
7 5 (27.78%) cocos2d
7 5 (27.78%) Game Development
8 4 (22.22%) Graphic Design
9 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 3 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 3 (16.67%) Social Gaming
9 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
9 3 (16.67%) DirectX
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 3 (16.67%) OOD
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) MS Project
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
10 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
11 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Mocha
1 1 (5.56%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Programmer
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Games Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Games Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Games Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Games Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Games Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) cocos2d
2 3 (16.67%) DirectX
2 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
2 3 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile Games
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Graphic Design
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) Social Gaming
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) OOP
3 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Game Development
4 5 (27.78%) Mobile Development
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Iconography
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (5.56%) ClojureScript
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.56%) Xamarin