Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Games 18 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 18.00% 30.00% 15.00%
As % of the General category 30.51% 60.00% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 8
Dundee median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £24,650
90th Percentile £46,875 £53,750 £43,625
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 59 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 59.00% 50.00% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 14
Dundee median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,625 £51,875
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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

Games
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Dundee over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Dundee

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) Open Source
3 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) Node.js
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Game Development
4 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) SSL
5 6 (33.33%) MySQL
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (27.78%) Windows

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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Heroku
3 2 (11.11%) CloudFront
3 2 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) Node.js
2 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) CSS3
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) Flash
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Android
1 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Open Source
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
3 7 (38.89%) Game Development
4 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Data Science
5 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) OOP
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) A/B Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Android Development
7 2 (11.11%) Commercial Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) R
5 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Ogone
1 3 (16.67%) PayPal