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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
Rank 726 855 895
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +40
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 125 87 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.086% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 117 48 59
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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
33135 38630 39554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.41% 38.27% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28409 33232 33785
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +128 122 £40,000 - 34
London +59 43 £65,000 +30.00% 14
South West +41 22 £37,500 +47.05% 5
Bristol - 20 £37,500 - 5
East of England +20 15 £47,500 -26.92% 3
North West -9 14 £40,000 +26.98%
Manchester -14 14 £40,000 +26.98%
West Midlands +41 12 £34,000 - 10
Hammersmith - 9 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 9 £35,000 - 5
South East +59 8 £37,500 +42.85% 2
Cambridge +2 6 £77,500 +19.23% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £77,500 +19.23% 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
St Albans - 5 £30,000 -
Wakefield - 4 £35,500 -
Surrey - 4 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,500 -
City of London +26 3 £65,000 +100.00%
Scotland +17 3 £21,500 - 2
Essex - 3 £37,500 -
Colchester - 3 £37,500 -
Coventry - 3 £33,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £21,500 - 2
Farnham - 3 £32,500 -
East Sussex +12 2 £55,000 +120.00%
Brighton +3 2 £55,000 +120.00%
Berkshire +36 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Wiltshire +20 1 £35,000 +37.25%

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 (64.22%) Games
2 138 (63.30%) C#
3 92 (42.20%) C++
4 66 (30.28%) Apple iOS
5 64 (29.36%) Android
6 56 (25.69%) Unreal Engine
7 53 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (22.48%) JavaScript
9 46 (21.10%) HTML
10 45 (20.64%) Software Engineering
11 40 (18.35%) OOP
11 40 (18.35%) Augmented Reality
12 34 (15.60%) Game Development
13 32 (14.68%) Computer Vision
13 32 (14.68%) CSS
13 32 (14.68%) .NET
14 31 (14.22%) OO
15 30 (13.76%) Animation
16 29 (13.30%) Artificial Intelligence
17 27 (12.39%) Linux
17 27 (12.39%) Python
17 27 (12.39%) Java
17 27 (12.39%) Unity DI Container
18 25 (11.47%) TDD
19 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
19 24 (11.01%) HoloLens
20 23 (10.55%) C
21 22 (10.09%) 3D Graphics
21 22 (10.09%) BDD
21 22 (10.09%) 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 10 (4.59%) DNN
2 3 (1.38%) Apache
2 3 (1.38%) IIS
2 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.05%) 3ds Max
2 9 (4.13%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.67%) Maya
4 5 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.38%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (1.38%) Revit
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.92%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.46%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) RFID
2 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.83%) VLAN
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.05%) Subversion
3 9 (4.13%) JIRA
3 9 (4.13%) Xcode
4 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.92%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.92%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Ant
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 140 (64.22%) Games
2 10 (4.59%) Advertising
3 4 (1.83%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Automotive
4 3 (1.38%) Marketing
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (61.47%) Developer
2 49 (22.48%) Senior Developer
3 39 (17.89%) C# Developer
3 39 (17.89%) Software Engineer
4 33 (15.14%) 3D Developer
5 30 (13.76%) Unity 3D Developer
6 26 (11.93%) Games Developer
7 17 (7.80%) Programmer
8 15 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (6.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (6.42%) C++ Developer
10 13 (5.96%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (5.96%) Agile Developer
10 13 (5.96%) Senior Agile Developer
10 13 (5.96%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 10 (4.59%) Graduate
13 9 (4.13%) Computer Engineer
13 9 (4.13%) Games Programmer
13 9 (4.13%) Lead Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.69%) Unreal Engine
2 46 (21.10%) HTML
3 32 (14.68%) .NET
3 32 (14.68%) CSS
4 27 (12.39%) Unity DI Container
5 21 (9.63%) OpenGL
5 21 (9.63%) Web Services
6 19 (8.72%) AngularJS
7 18 (8.26%) HTML5
8 17 (7.80%) REST
8 17 (7.80%) Theano
9 15 (6.88%) CSS3
10 14 (6.42%) OpenCV
11 13 (5.96%) jQuery
11 13 (5.96%) React
12 10 (4.59%) Direct3D
12 10 (4.59%) iOS SDK
12 10 (4.59%) LESS
12 10 (4.59%) MonoGame
12 10 (4.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.35%) Augmented Reality
2 30 (13.76%) Animation
3 24 (11.01%) HoloLens
4 22 (10.09%) 3D Graphics
5 21 (9.63%) User Experience
6 19 (8.72%) Kinect
6 19 (8.72%) Oculus Rift
7 17 (7.80%) Mobile Games
8 13 (5.96%) Algorithms
8 13 (5.96%) Mobile App
9 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
10 11 (5.05%) HTC Vive
11 9 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (2.75%) Online Games
12 6 (2.75%) Social Gaming
13 5 (2.29%) Client/Server
13 5 (2.29%) Graphic Design
14 4 (1.83%) e-Learning
14 4 (1.83%) iPhone
15 3 (1.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 66 (30.28%) Apple iOS
2 64 (29.36%) Android
3 27 (12.39%) Linux
4 14 (6.42%) Windows
5 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.64%) Software Engineering
3 40 (18.35%) OOP
4 34 (15.60%) Game Development
5 32 (14.68%) Computer Vision
6 31 (14.22%) OO
7 29 (13.30%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (11.47%) TDD
9 22 (10.09%) BDD
9 22 (10.09%) Mobile Development
10 21 (9.63%) 3D Programming
10 21 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (9.63%) Machine Learning
10 21 (9.63%) Software Testing
11 20 (9.17%) Deep Learning
12 19 (8.72%) Front End Development
12 19 (8.72%) Web Development
13 17 (7.80%) 3D Modelling
13 17 (7.80%) iOS Development
14 16 (7.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 138 (63.30%) C#
2 92 (42.20%) C++
3 49 (22.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.39%) Java
4 27 (12.39%) Python
5 23 (10.55%) C
6 21 (9.63%) PHP
7 20 (9.17%) Scala
8 15 (6.88%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.13%) Apple Swift
10 8 (3.67%) Fortran
11 5 (2.29%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.83%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.38%) Lua
14 2 (0.92%) GLSL
14 2 (0.92%) HLSL
14 2 (0.92%) Ruby
15 1 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) PhD
2 17 (7.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Ansible
1 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.13%) Adobe
3 4 (1.83%) Autodesk
3 4 (1.83%) Facebook
4 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.92%) Apple
5 2 (0.92%) Google
5 2 (0.92%) Intel
5 2 (0.92%) Samsung
6 1 (0.46%) Perforce
6 1 (0.46%) Siemens
6 1 (0.46%) T-Plan
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