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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 12 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 6.41% 23.38% 23.64%
As % of the General category 27.78% 66.67% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
18 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.08% 35.06% 67.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 25
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Game Development
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Games
3 3 (21.43%) Social Gaming
3 3 (21.43%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Route 53
4 2 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) 3ds Max
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Windows

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) 3ds Max
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (14.29%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Games Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Games Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Producer
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Art Director
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Games Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Games Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile Games
1 3 (21.43%) Social Gaming
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Online Games
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Game Development
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Android Development
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook