Period
to 22 August 2018

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 22 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 6 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 9.84% 30.38% 12.24%
As % of the General category 42.86% 54.55% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Dundee median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -25.71% +9.38%
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +31.25% -13.51% +15.63%

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 14 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 22.95% 55.70% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 10
Dundee median annual salary £44,500 £35,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.35% +3.65% -14.38%
10th Percentile £35,625 £27,500 £19,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £59,750 £48,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for Games.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Social Gaming
4 1 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) iTunes
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Games Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Games Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (16.67%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) GLSL
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft