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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 13.04% 18.33% 25.45%
As % of the General category 42.86% 57.89% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
21 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 30.43% 31.67% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 19
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,250 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) Game Development
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Android
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Games
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Social Gaming
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Java EE
5 2 (11.11%) QA
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Windows

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) 3ds Max
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (11.11%) Route 53
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Producer
3 2 (11.11%) Games Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Games Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Art Director
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Java EE
2 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile Games
2 3 (16.67%) Social Gaming
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Game Development
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C++
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
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