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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland / Dundee
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Games 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 25.00% 14.58% 6.49%
As % of the General category 64.29% 41.18% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Dundee
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14 17 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 38.89% 35.42% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (68.42%) C++
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
5 8 (42.11%) Python
6 7 (36.84%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
7 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
8 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) OOD
9 4 (21.05%) Android
9 4 (21.05%) SOLID
10 3 (15.79%) DevOps
10 3 (15.79%) Game Development
10 3 (15.79%) Kanban
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
10 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 2 (10.53%) Ruby
11 2 (10.53%) JNI
11 2 (10.53%) Web Development

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 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Games Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) JNI
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Games
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Handset
5 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
5 1 (5.26%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) OOD
5 4 (21.05%) SOLID
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Game Development
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) 3D Programming
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook
2 1 (5.26%) Google
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