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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 790 832 820
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -12
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 102 97 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.083% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 60 56
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.66%

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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 +29 93 £40,000 - 10
London +11 22 £42,500 -29.16% 4
North East -6 20 £50,000 +40.84% 1
West Midlands - 18 £33,500 - 2
South East +1 17 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 12 £50,000 +40.84%
Tyne and Wear +5 12 £50,000 +40.84% 1
Gateshead -11 8 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 8 £33,500 -
Scotland +8 7 £28,000 -20.00% 3
Durham - 7 £55,000 -
Glasgow +12 6 £28,000 - 2
South West -11 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire - 6 £33,500 -
Leeds - 6 £33,500 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £33,500 -
Surrey +12 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -15 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Horsham - 4 £27,500 -
Coventry - 4 £30,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Oxford - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Sunderland - 3 £57,500 -
East Sussex +28 2 - -
Brighton +26 2 - -
Manchester +7 2 £39,250 +12.14% 1
North West -4 2 £39,250 +40.17% 1

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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).

1 142 (81.61%) Games
2 140 (80.46%) C#
3 95 (54.60%) C++
4 72 (41.38%) Android
5 66 (37.93%) Apple iOS
6 62 (35.63%) Software Engineering
7 59 (33.91%) Degree
7 59 (33.91%) Mathematics
8 55 (31.61%) 3D Graphics
9 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (29.89%) Computer Science
11 41 (23.56%) JavaScript
12 35 (20.11%) HTML
13 34 (19.54%) .NET
13 34 (19.54%) OpenGL
14 33 (18.97%) Mobile Games
14 33 (18.97%) iOS Development
15 32 (18.39%) SQL
16 31 (17.82%) DirectX
17 30 (17.24%) HLSL
18 29 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 28 (16.09%) Physics
19 28 (16.09%) Android Development
19 28 (16.09%) Visualisation
20 26 (14.94%) Game Development
20 26 (14.94%) HTML5
21 25 (14.37%) iOS SDK
21 25 (14.37%) Windows
22 24 (13.79%) MVC

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (2.30%) Node.js
2 2 (1.15%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Kinematics
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) 3ds Max
2 2 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.15%) Maya
3 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Simulink
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) HTTP
1 2 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.49%) SQLite
4 8 (4.60%) MySQL
5 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.30%) Xcode
2 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.72%) Selenium
3 3 (1.72%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 142 (81.61%) Games
2 8 (4.60%) Banking
3 7 (4.02%) Advertising
4 5 (2.87%) Publishing
5 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.72%) Marketing
6 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.72%) Finance
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (56.90%) Developer
2 37 (21.26%) Software Engineer
3 35 (20.11%) Programmer
4 28 (16.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (12.64%) Software Developer
5 22 (12.64%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (10.34%) Games Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Graphics Programmer
7 13 (7.47%) Software Programmer
8 12 (6.90%) C++ Programmer
9 11 (6.32%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Graduate
11 9 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Graphics Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Designer
13 7 (4.02%) Xamarin Developer
13 7 (4.02%) C# Software Engineer
14 6 (3.45%) Junior
14 6 (3.45%) Games Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.11%) HTML
2 34 (19.54%) .NET
2 34 (19.54%) OpenGL
3 31 (17.82%) DirectX
4 29 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 26 (14.94%) HTML5
6 25 (14.37%) iOS SDK
7 24 (13.79%) WPF
8 20 (11.49%) WCF
9 12 (6.90%) Middleware
10 11 (6.32%) CSS
11 6 (3.45%) Flash
12 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.30%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.72%) RESTful
13 3 (1.72%) JSON
13 3 (1.72%) SOAP
13 3 (1.72%) Unreal Engine
14 2 (1.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.91%) Mathematics
2 55 (31.61%) 3D Graphics
3 52 (29.89%) Computer Science
4 33 (18.97%) Mobile Games
5 28 (16.09%) Physics
5 28 (16.09%) Visualisation
6 20 (11.49%) Mobile App
7 19 (10.92%) Algorithms
8 16 (9.20%) User Experience
9 14 (8.05%) Animation
10 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.87%) Social Gaming
11 5 (2.87%) Kinect
12 4 (2.30%) Social Network
13 3 (1.72%) iPhone
14 2 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
14 2 (1.15%) Online Games
15 1 (0.57%) Flash Games
15 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
15 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (41.38%) Android
2 66 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 25 (14.37%) Windows
4 14 (8.05%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.63%) Software Engineering
2 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.97%) iOS Development
4 28 (16.09%) Android Development
5 26 (14.94%) Game Development
6 24 (13.79%) MVC
6 24 (13.79%) Mobile Development
7 23 (13.22%) Multithreading
7 23 (13.22%) 3D Programming
8 16 (9.20%) OO
9 7 (4.02%) OOP
10 6 (3.45%) Workflow
10 6 (3.45%) Open Source
10 6 (3.45%) DevOps
10 6 (3.45%) Scrum
11 4 (2.30%) MVVM
11 4 (2.30%) TDD
12 3 (1.72%) Data Analysis
12 3 (1.72%) SOA
12 3 (1.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 140 (80.46%) C#
2 95 (54.60%) C++
3 41 (23.56%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.39%) SQL
5 30 (17.24%) HLSL
6 19 (10.92%) Java
7 11 (6.32%) PHP
8 10 (5.75%) GLSL
9 7 (4.02%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.72%) C
10 3 (1.72%) Scala
10 3 (1.72%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.72%) Python
11 2 (1.15%) MAXScript
12 1 (0.57%) Erlang
12 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.57%) Elixir
12 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (33.91%) Degree
2 22 (12.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Apple
2 20 (11.49%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.72%) Facebook
5 2 (1.15%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.57%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix
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