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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 7 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 24.00% 25.42% 12.50%
As % of the General category 57.14% 50.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 4
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +30.00%
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
21 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 42.00% 50.85% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 26
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 May 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (60.00%) Game Development
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) MySQL
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (35.00%) Java EE
3 7 (35.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) Android
5 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Games
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) 3ds Max
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Games Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Producer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Games Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Games Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
1 7 (35.00%) XML
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
1 7 (35.00%) Java EE
1 7 (35.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile Games
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Game Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) 3D Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
Dundee, Angus
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Technical Development
Posted: 26 days ago