Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Games Programmer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dundee during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Game Programmer
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Programmer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 2.47% 3.13% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 3.23% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Dundee median annual salary £32,500 - £42,500
10th Percentile £31,250 - £41,250
90th Percentile £33,750 - £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 - £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dundee
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80 62 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 98.77% 96.88% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 82
Dundee median annual salary £40,000 £34,627 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.52% -18.53% +17.24%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £23,200
90th Percentile £59,750 £47,500 £49,875
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +4.94%

Games Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings that featured Games Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for Games Programmer in Dundee

Games Programmer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Games Programmer in Dundee

Games Programmer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Games Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dundee region featuring Games Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) JNI
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games

Games Programmer Skill Set
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree