Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for Game Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Game Development over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Games Development
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Game Development 9 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 9.18% 4.55% 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.23% 5.13% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 12
Dundee median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -15.63% +35.59%
10th Percentile £28,050 £28,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £40,375 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% -27.27%

Game Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dundee
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88 39 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 89.80% 88.64% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 84
Dundee median annual salary £35,500 £34,627 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.52% -15.03% +16.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,725
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Game Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing Game Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for Game Development in Dundee

Game Development
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Game Development in Dundee.

Salary trend for Game Development in Dundee

Game Development
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Game Development in Dundee over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Game Development in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Game Development 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 Game Development.

1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Phone
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
5 3 (33.33%) Flash
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Node.js
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Android Development
6 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring

Game Development
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
3 1 (11.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Android
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
4 1 (11.11%) Monetization
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Degree