The table below looks at the statistics for Unity (Game Engine) skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 255 235 245
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £24,750 £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.80% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Unity (Game Engine)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3060 3384 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.94% 50.05% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 3021 3119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Unity (Game Engine) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) across the North West region.

Unity (Game Engine) Salary Trend in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £22,500 -
Manchester -18 2 £24,750 -20.80% 4
Unity (Game Engine)
England

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Unity (Game Engine) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unity (Game Engine).

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Games
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Social Network
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Games
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) WebSockets
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Game Development
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) WebGL
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Qt
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) SmartOS

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Unity (Game Engine) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unity (Game Engine). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (87.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Graduate
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (25.00%) WebGL
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) DHTML
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) DOM
5 1 (12.50%) Qt
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (50.00%) Social Network
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
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