Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Games 23 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 23.47% 27.27% 19.66%
As % of the General category 41.07% 57.14% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 21
Dundee median annual salary £30,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,625 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

Games is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Dundee
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 56 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 57.14% 47.73% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 27
Dundee median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,900 £30,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £50,500 £47,200
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for Games in Dundee

Games
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Salary trend for Games in Dundee

Games
Salary Histogram in Dundee

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

Salary histogram for Games in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 9 (39.13%) Game Development
2 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) Android
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby
3 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 6 (26.09%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Phone
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
6 4 (17.39%) R
6 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) OOP

Games
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Serverless
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) Games Producer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Producer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) Node.js
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) Flash
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile Games
4 2 (8.70%) Xbox
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Handset
5 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Phone
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Game Development
2 7 (30.43%) Web Development
3 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile Development
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
4 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) A/B Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Android Development
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Commercial Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PHP
1 7 (30.43%) Ruby
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) R
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Google
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft