The table below looks at the statistics for Unity (Game Engine) skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 816 904 916
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 94 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 42
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36523 41210 43549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.67% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31649 35355 36590
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Unity (Game Engine) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Unity (Game Engine) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK.

Unity (Game Engine) Salary Trend in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 within the UK.

Unity (Game Engine) Salary Histogram in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +92 88 £40,000 -5.88% 14
London +41 27 £42,500 -10.52% 9
West Midlands +6 22 £37,500 +20.00% 2
Birmingham - 17 £37,500 - 1
North West - 16 £40,000 - 1
South East +44 13 £27,500 - 1
Manchester - 11 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Horsham +20 5 £27,500 -
West Sussex +17 5 £27,500 -
Scotland +14 5 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Cheshire - 5 - -
Macclesfield - 5 - -
East Midlands +22 4 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Glasgow +13 4 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £50,000 -
Oxford -1 3 £50,000 -
North East -4 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 3 £32,500 -25.71%
Tyne and Wear -9 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Northamptonshire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £22,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £22,500 -
Northampton - 3 £22,500 - 1
Coventry - 3 £22,500 -
East of England +20 2 £41,250 +3.12%
East Sussex +10 2 £55,000 +175.00% 1
Edinburgh +17 1 - -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £37,500 -16.66%

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 140 (61.95%) Games
2 118 (52.21%) C#
3 105 (46.46%) C++
4 61 (26.99%) Apple iOS
5 60 (26.55%) Android
6 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
7 51 (22.57%) Degree
8 50 (22.12%) Augmented Reality
9 46 (20.35%) OpenGL
9 46 (20.35%) 3D Graphics
10 44 (19.47%) Unreal Engine
11 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
12 39 (17.26%) HTML
13 38 (16.81%) Software Engineering
14 34 (15.04%) Windows
15 32 (14.16%) OO
16 31 (13.72%) .NET
16 31 (13.72%) DirectX
17 30 (13.27%) HTML5
17 30 (13.27%) 3D Programming
18 28 (12.39%) Game Development
19 26 (11.50%) Animation
19 26 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (11.06%) PHP
20 25 (11.06%) User Experience
21 24 (10.62%) Mobile App
21 24 (10.62%) Java
21 24 (10.62%) OOP
22 23 (10.18%) iOS Development
22 23 (10.18%) Mobile Development

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills 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 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.44%) CMS
2 1 (0.44%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.19%) 3ds Max
3 13 (5.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (4.42%) Maya
5 9 (3.98%) MS Excel
6 6 (2.65%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (2.21%) ZBrush
8 4 (1.77%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (1.33%) Blender
9 3 (1.33%) MS Office
10 2 (0.88%) Mudbox
11 1 (0.44%) InVision
11 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.08%) Wireless
2 15 (6.64%) 802.11
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
3 4 (1.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.88%) MySQL
2 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.08%) Subversion
3 10 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.77%) JIRA
5 4 (1.77%) Maven
6 3 (1.33%) Grunt
6 3 (1.33%) NUnit
7 2 (0.88%) gulp
7 2 (0.88%) Xcode
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.44%) Gradle
8 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (61.95%) Games
2 18 (7.96%) Electronics
2 18 (7.96%) Finance
3 14 (6.19%) Marketing
4 12 (5.31%) Banking
5 7 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.77%) Interactive Media
7 3 (1.33%) Advertising
7 3 (1.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.44%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 116 (51.33%) Developer
2 36 (15.93%) Programmer
3 30 (13.27%) 3D Developer
4 29 (12.83%) Software Engineer
5 27 (11.95%) Unity 3D Developer
6 26 (11.50%) C++ Programmer
7 24 (10.62%) Games Developer
8 18 (7.96%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.52%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.64%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Games Programmer
11 12 (5.31%) iOS Developer
11 12 (5.31%) Senior Programmer
12 11 (4.87%) C++ Developer
12 11 (4.87%) Junior
12 11 (4.87%) Lead Programmer
13 10 (4.42%) Graduate
13 10 (4.42%) Graphics Programmer
13 10 (4.42%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.35%) OpenGL
2 44 (19.47%) Unreal Engine
3 39 (17.26%) HTML
4 31 (13.72%) .NET
4 31 (13.72%) DirectX
5 30 (13.27%) HTML5
6 17 (7.52%) CSS
7 15 (6.64%) 802.1X
8 14 (6.19%) CSS3
9 12 (5.31%) iOS SDK
10 11 (4.87%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.42%) Node.js
12 9 (3.98%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.98%) Middleware
13 8 (3.54%) Sass
13 8 (3.54%) XML
14 7 (3.10%) OpenCV
14 7 (3.10%) Unity DI Container
14 7 (3.10%) Web Services
14 7 (3.10%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 50 (22.12%) Augmented Reality
3 46 (20.35%) 3D Graphics
4 26 (11.50%) Animation
5 25 (11.06%) User Experience
6 24 (10.62%) Mobile App
7 22 (9.73%) Mathematics
8 20 (8.85%) Physics
9 18 (7.96%) Visualisation
10 12 (5.31%) Mobile Games
11 8 (3.54%) Graphic Design
11 8 (3.54%) Oculus Rift
12 7 (3.10%) Smart Home
13 6 (2.65%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (2.21%) Blackberry
14 5 (2.21%) Kinect
14 5 (2.21%) Motion Graphics
15 4 (1.77%) Internet of Things
15 4 (1.77%) Online Games
16 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.99%) Apple iOS
2 60 (26.55%) Android
3 34 (15.04%) Windows
4 19 (8.41%) Unix
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.21%) BlackBerry OS
6 5 (2.21%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.33%) Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.81%) Software Engineering
2 32 (14.16%) OO
3 30 (13.27%) 3D Programming
4 28 (12.39%) Game Development
5 26 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (10.62%) OOP
7 23 (10.18%) iOS Development
7 23 (10.18%) Mobile Development
8 19 (8.41%) Prototyping
9 18 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.75%) Android Development
11 12 (5.31%) 3D Modelling
11 12 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (4.87%) Web Development
13 10 (4.42%) Data Protection
13 10 (4.42%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (4.42%) Front End Development
13 10 (4.42%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.42%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 118 (52.21%) C#
2 105 (46.46%) C++
3 40 (17.70%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.06%) PHP
5 24 (10.62%) Java
6 21 (9.29%) Objective-C
7 19 (8.41%) Apple Swift
8 12 (5.31%) HLSL
9 7 (3.10%) SQL
10 5 (2.21%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.77%) GLSL
11 4 (1.77%) Python
12 3 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.33%) Go
12 3 (1.33%) Perl
12 3 (1.33%) Ruby
12 3 (1.33%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) C
13 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (22.57%) Degree
2 10 (4.42%) PhD
3 1 (0.44%) MBA
3 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (8.85%) Adobe
2 15 (6.64%) BT
3 12 (5.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.65%) Apple
5 3 (1.33%) Facebook
5 3 (1.33%) Google
5 3 (1.33%) SAP
6 2 (0.88%) Autodesk
6 2 (0.88%) Twitter
7 1 (0.44%) Perforce
7 1 (0.44%) Siemens
7 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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