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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 7 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 26.67% 36.76% 65.75%
As % of the General category 83.33% 83.33% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 37
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £19,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 30 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 32.00% 44.12% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 45
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £20,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,995 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Game Development
3 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 13 (40.63%) Apple iOS
5 12 (37.50%) Android
6 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) Spring
6 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (31.25%) Java EE
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 10 (31.25%) C#
7 10 (31.25%) C++
7 10 (31.25%) MySQL
7 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) XML
8 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
8 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
9 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.00%) Maven
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) OO
10 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
10 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
10 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
11 6 (18.75%) Ruby

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Project
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.13%) InDesign
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Xcode
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Games Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Games Designer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.25%) XML Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Games Developer
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 10 (31.25%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) Java EE
3 8 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Flash
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) JNI
5 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.88%) Data Structures
2 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
2 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.50%) Social Gaming
4 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
5 2 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
6 1 (3.13%) Physics
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Apple iOS
2 12 (37.50%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Game Development
2 15 (46.88%) MVC
3 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
10 3 (9.38%) Android Development
10 3 (9.38%) OOD
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
11 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Kanban
11 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits, flexi-working
Posted: 15 days ago