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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 836 830 854
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 44 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.045% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 36
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014 within the UK.

Unity (Game Engine) Salary Histogram in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 26 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England 0 43 £40,000 +33.33% 13
London -10 24 £42,000 +44.82% 5
City of London +4 6 £41,250 +117.10% 2
East Midlands +22 5 £30,000 -
South West -9 4 £50,000 +42.85% 3
West Midlands -15 3 £30,000 - 1
South East -16 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Bristol - 3 £50,000 -
Lincolnshire +18 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Barton-upon-Humber +3 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Warwickshire -5 2 £40,000 +33.33%
North West -13 2 £24,750 - 2
Manchester -15 2 £24,750 - 2
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +4 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
East of England -17 1 £50,000 -13.04% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bedford - 1 £50,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 - 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 89 (80.18%) Games
2 60 (54.05%) C#
3 40 (36.04%) C++
4 30 (27.03%) Degree
5 27 (24.32%) Apple iOS
6 25 (22.52%) Computer Science
6 25 (22.52%) Android
7 24 (21.62%) HTML
7 24 (21.62%) Visualisation
8 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
9 22 (19.82%) 3D Graphics
9 22 (19.82%) Mobile Games
10 21 (18.92%) Objective-C
11 20 (18.02%) Java
11 20 (18.02%) Game Development
12 19 (17.12%) Mentoring
13 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
14 17 (15.32%) CSS
14 17 (15.32%) OOP
14 17 (15.32%) OpenGL
14 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.32%) Animation
14 17 (15.32%) HTML5
15 16 (14.41%) MySQL
15 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.41%) NoSQL
16 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (9.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) Maya
3 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.80%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (1.80%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) 3G
2 2 (1.80%) 4G
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) MySQL
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
1 16 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) VTune
2 7 (6.31%) Xcode
3 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 89 (80.18%) Games
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 49 (44.14%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Programmer
3 15 (13.51%) Data Architect
3 15 (13.51%) Architect
4 14 (12.61%) Games Programmer
5 13 (11.71%) Junior
6 11 (9.91%) Games Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Junior Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Graduate
8 8 (7.21%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Tester
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (4.50%) Junior Games Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Games Programmer
10 5 (4.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Creative Technologist
11 4 (3.60%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) HTML
2 17 (15.32%) CSS
2 17 (15.32%) OpenGL
2 17 (15.32%) HTML5
3 14 (12.61%) DirectX
4 12 (10.81%) Unreal Engine
5 10 (9.01%) Flash
6 9 (8.11%) .NET
6 9 (8.11%) HTML5 Canvas
7 6 (5.41%) Stage3D
7 6 (5.41%) WebGL
7 6 (5.41%) RESTful
7 6 (5.41%) Ajax
8 5 (4.50%) Backbone.js
8 5 (4.50%) Mustache
9 4 (3.60%) CSS3
10 2 (1.80%) Cocoa
10 2 (1.80%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (1.80%) V-Ray
10 2 (1.80%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.62%) Visualisation
3 22 (19.82%) 3D Graphics
3 22 (19.82%) Mobile Games
4 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
5 17 (15.32%) Animation
6 15 (13.51%) Data Integration
6 15 (13.51%) Algorithms
7 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
8 12 (10.81%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (7.21%) User Experience
10 5 (4.50%) Physics
11 4 (3.60%) Social Network
11 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.80%) Motion Graphics
13 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
13 2 (1.80%) Open Source
14 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Apple iOS
2 25 (22.52%) Android
3 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.90%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Game Development
2 19 (17.12%) Mentoring
3 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) OOP
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (13.51%) Data Architecture
4 15 (13.51%) OWASP
4 15 (13.51%) Kimball Methodology
5 14 (12.61%) iOS Development
5 14 (12.61%) Multithreading
6 13 (11.71%) OO
6 13 (11.71%) 3D Visualisation
7 11 (9.91%) Android Development
7 11 (9.91%) 3D Rendering
8 6 (5.41%) Scrum
8 6 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (5.41%) Time Management
9 5 (4.50%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) C#
2 40 (36.04%) C++
3 23 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.92%) Objective-C
5 20 (18.02%) Java
6 14 (12.61%) Python
7 13 (11.71%) HLSL
8 9 (8.11%) ActionScript 3.0
8 9 (8.11%) ActionScript
9 6 (5.41%) C
10 4 (3.60%) PHP
11 3 (2.70%) SQL
11 3 (2.70%) Lua
12 2 (1.80%) UnrealScript
12 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 2 (1.80%) MAXScript
13 1 (0.90%) Clojure
13 1 (0.90%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Twitter
3 5 (4.50%) Apple
4 2 (1.80%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Siemens
5 1 (0.90%) Google
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