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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Games 5 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 17.24% 16.13% 20.90%
As % of the General category 41.67% 50.00% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 14
Median salary - £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
12 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 41.38% 32.26% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 20
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of job ads across the Dundee region citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (82.35%) OO
2 13 (76.47%) C++
2 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
3 12 (70.59%) Android
3 12 (70.59%) Mobile Games
4 11 (64.71%) OOP
5 9 (52.94%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) cocos2d
6 8 (47.06%) Mobile Development
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (29.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) OOD
10 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
10 3 (17.65%) DirectX
11 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.76%) Java
12 1 (5.88%) Ruby
12 1 (5.88%) Ajax
12 1 (5.88%) TDD
12 1 (5.88%) Change Management
12 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (5.88%) Debian
12 1 (5.88%) Scrum
12 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 1 (5.88%) Photoshop

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Mocha
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Games Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Games Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Games Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Game Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C++ Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Games Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Games Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Games Producer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) cocos2d
2 5 (29.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (17.65%) DirectX
3 3 (17.65%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Flash
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile Games
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
2 12 (70.59%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) OO
2 11 (64.71%) OOP
3 8 (47.06%) Mobile Development
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Game Development
7 1 (5.88%) Iconography
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Product Management
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) ClojureScript
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Facebook
1 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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