Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 15.38% 24.49% 25.53%
As % of the General category 66.67% 43.64% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 10
Dundee median annual salary - £30,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.43% +9.38%
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +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 15 55 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 23.08% 56.12% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 44 20
Dundee median annual salary £36,250 £39,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +8.97% -9.38%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,875 £25,950
90th Percentile £49,625 £59,750 £50,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%

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 13 November 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 7 (70.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (50.00%) Game Development
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Maya
3 3 (30.00%) Animation
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) 3ds Max
4 2 (20.00%) MAXScript
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Wiki
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) Texturing
5 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (10.00%) Procedural Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (10.00%) WebGL
5 1 (10.00%) GLSL

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 3 (30.00%) Maya
2 2 (20.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) iTunes
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Games Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3D Animator
2 2 (20.00%) Animator
2 2 (20.00%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Games Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Animation
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Social Gaming
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Animation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) MAXScript
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) GLSL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter