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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 13 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 13 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 23.64% 28.17% 33.33%
As % of the General category 68.42% 54.05% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 14
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
19 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 34.55% 52.11% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 31
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

Games Salary Histogram in Dundee

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 7 July 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%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) Game Development
3 10 (50.00%) Java EE
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (40.00%) Maven
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) XML Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Games Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) XML
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
1 10 (50.00%) Java EE
2 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
1 11 (55.00%) Game Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) 3D Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 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 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
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