The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 804 828 850
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 97 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.054% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 36
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +25.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45374 42969 48068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 39.52% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38534 37236 42507
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
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 30 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +4 83 £40,000 -11.11% 15
London -32 41 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South East 0 17 £37,500 +66.66% 1
North East +16 16 £35,500 -40.83% 1
Scotland +3 13 £35,000 -15.66%
City of London -14 11 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Northumberland - 9 - -
Surrey +2 8 £40,000 +77.77%
Tyne and Wear +4 7 £35,500 -40.83% 1
Edinburgh -16 6 £33,750 -18.67%
Glasgow - 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 6 £35,000 -
South West - 6 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 5 - -
Guildford - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £38,750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Kent - 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 £35,500 -40.83% 1
North West -8 2 £28,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £23,000 -
Windsor - 2 £40,000 -
Brighton - 2 £23,000 -
Manchester +1 1 £35,000 - 1
Liverpool -8 1 £21,000 -53.33%
East Midlands -9 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Merseyside -11 1 £21,000 -53.33%
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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).

1 117 (78.00%) Games
2 73 (48.67%) C#
3 48 (32.00%) Apple iOS
4 45 (30.00%) Degree
4 45 (30.00%) Android
5 41 (27.33%) C++
6 39 (26.00%) Mobile Games
7 37 (24.67%) HTML
8 34 (22.67%) CSS
9 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (22.00%) Computer Science
10 32 (21.33%) Software Engineering
11 31 (20.67%) 3D Graphics
12 27 (18.00%) Animation
13 26 (17.33%) Mathematics
13 26 (17.33%) Visualisation
13 26 (17.33%) HTML5
13 26 (17.33%) Game Development
13 26 (17.33%) .NET
14 24 (16.00%) Maya
14 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (14.67%) Flash
15 22 (14.67%) OpenGL
15 22 (14.67%) Mobile App
15 22 (14.67%) iOS Development
16 20 (13.33%) DirectX
16 20 (13.33%) Java
17 19 (12.67%) Android Development
17 19 (12.67%) HLSL
18 18 (12.00%) Git (software)

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (6.00%) Node.js
2 5 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.00%) Apache
3 3 (2.00%) nginx
4 2 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Maya
2 18 (12.00%) Photoshop
3 14 (9.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
5 9 (6.00%) 3ds Max
6 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (1.33%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.67%) GIMP
9 1 (0.67%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.67%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (1.33%) 4G
4 2 (1.33%) 3G
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) MySQL
2 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.67%) Subversion
3 15 (10.00%) VTune
4 6 (4.00%) PhoneGap
4 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.67%) Grunt
6 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.33%) Xcode
8 1 (0.67%) Maven
8 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 117 (78.00%) Games
2 9 (6.00%) Retail
3 7 (4.67%) Finance
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 85 (56.67%) Developer
2 31 (20.67%) Programmer
3 15 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Web Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Designer
5 12 (8.00%) Graphic Designer
6 9 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Games Programmer
7 7 (4.67%) Graduate
7 7 (4.67%) Junior
7 7 (4.67%) Games Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Junior Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Interactive Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Creative Technologist
8 6 (4.00%) Software Tester
8 6 (4.00%) Tester
9 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.67%) HTML
2 34 (22.67%) CSS
3 26 (17.33%) HTML5
3 26 (17.33%) .NET
4 22 (14.67%) Flash
4 22 (14.67%) OpenGL
5 20 (13.33%) DirectX
6 15 (10.00%) WebGL
7 13 (8.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.33%) HTML5 Canvas
9 9 (6.00%) Backbone.js
10 8 (5.33%) iOS SDK
10 8 (5.33%) XML
11 7 (4.67%) Middleware
11 7 (4.67%) CSS3
11 7 (4.67%) WebSockets
11 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.67%) Unreal Engine
12 6 (4.00%) Android SDK
13 5 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.00%) Mobile Games
2 33 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 31 (20.67%) 3D Graphics
4 27 (18.00%) Animation
5 26 (17.33%) Mathematics
5 26 (17.33%) Visualisation
6 22 (14.67%) Mobile App
7 17 (11.33%) Augmented Reality
8 14 (9.33%) Client/Server
9 10 (6.67%) Digital Media
10 7 (4.67%) Physics
11 6 (4.00%) Open Source
11 6 (4.00%) W3C
12 5 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (3.33%) Motion Graphics
13 4 (2.67%) iPhone
13 4 (2.67%) Speech Recognition
14 3 (2.00%) iPad
14 3 (2.00%) Data Integration
15 2 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.00%) Apple iOS
2 45 (30.00%) Android
3 15 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (1.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.33%) Software Engineering
2 26 (17.33%) Game Development
3 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.67%) iOS Development
5 19 (12.67%) Android Development
6 15 (10.00%) Scrum
6 15 (10.00%) OO
6 15 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 15 (10.00%) 3D Visualisation
7 14 (9.33%) 3D Rendering
8 13 (8.67%) OOP
9 11 (7.33%) MVC
10 10 (6.67%) 3D Programming
10 10 (6.67%) OOD
11 8 (5.33%) Web Development
12 6 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (3.33%) Workflow
13 5 (3.33%) 3D Animation
14 4 (2.67%) TDD
15 3 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (48.67%) C#
2 41 (27.33%) C++
3 33 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.33%) Java
5 19 (12.67%) HLSL
6 18 (12.00%) SQL
7 17 (11.33%) PHP
7 17 (11.33%) Python
8 10 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 8 (5.33%) ActionScript
10 6 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.33%) Lua
11 2 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 45 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) Adobe
2 13 (8.67%) Twitter
3 7 (4.67%) Facebook
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.00%) Apple
5 3 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.33%) Ektron
6 2 (1.33%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.33%) Nokia
7 1 (0.67%) Progress
7 1 (0.67%) Siemens
7 1 (0.67%) Autodesk
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