Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 5 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 16.44% 26.87% 13.40%
As % of the General category 28.57% 58.06% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 3
Dundee median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +20.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £22,600 £27,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,625 £32,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%

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 42 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 57.53% 46.27% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 8
Dundee median annual salary £44,000 £35,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.94% +18.33% -22.58%
10th Percentile £27,850 £27,000 £25,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,000 £48,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% -

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 8 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Heroku
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) CMS
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (25.00%) Heroku
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) CloudFront
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Games Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Games Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) CSS3
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
1 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Game Development
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Ogone
1 3 (25.00%) PayPal
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft