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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 818 806 857
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +51
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 86 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.060% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 30
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £41,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +29.68%

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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +4 73 £40,000 -8.57% 7
London +1 32 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North East - 16 £35,500 -
South East -12 15 £30,000 -2.43%
Scotland -15 12 £35,000 -15.66%
Northumberland - 9 - -
Surrey +4 7 £35,000 +35.92%
Tyne and Wear - 7 £35,500 -
Edinburgh -7 6 £33,750 -18.67%
City of London -14 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Gateshead - 5 - -
Cheshire -16 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Glasgow -20 4 - -
North West -22 4 £22,500 -43.75%
Guildford +14 3 £30,000 +3.44%
Warwickshire +12 3 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kent - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
East Sussex -26 2 £23,000 -29.23%
Brighton -31 2 £23,000 -29.23%
Windsor - 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,500 -
East of England +3 1 £49,500 +98.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 1 - -
South West -16 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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).

1 114 (76.51%) Games
2 70 (46.98%) C#
3 48 (32.21%) Degree
4 40 (26.85%) C++
4 40 (26.85%) HTML
5 38 (25.50%) Mobile Games
6 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
6 37 (24.83%) Apple iOS
7 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
7 36 (24.16%) Android
8 33 (22.15%) Software Engineering
9 32 (21.48%) CSS
10 29 (19.46%) HTML5
11 28 (18.79%) 3D Graphics
12 27 (18.12%) Animation
13 26 (17.45%) Mathematics
13 26 (17.45%) Visualisation
14 25 (16.78%) Game Development
15 21 (14.09%) Maya
15 21 (14.09%) Java
15 21 (14.09%) Flash
16 19 (12.75%) .NET
16 19 (12.75%) OpenGL
17 18 (12.08%) Photoshop
17 18 (12.08%) Python
17 18 (12.08%) OOP
17 18 (12.08%) Augmented Reality
17 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
17 18 (12.08%) iOS Development
18 17 (11.41%) HLSL

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (9.40%) Node.js
2 5 (3.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.01%) Apache
3 3 (2.01%) nginx
4 2 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.34%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Maya
2 18 (12.08%) Photoshop
3 14 (9.40%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (6.71%) CINEMA 4D
5 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
6 6 (4.03%) 3ds Max
7 4 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (1.34%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.67%) Blender
9 1 (0.67%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) HTTP
3 4 (2.68%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.34%) 4G
4 2 (1.34%) 3G
4 2 (1.34%) Wireless
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.07%) MySQL
2 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) VTune
2 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.38%) Subversion
4 4 (2.68%) Grunt
5 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.01%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) Xcode
6 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 114 (76.51%) Games
2 9 (6.04%) Retail
3 7 (4.70%) Finance
4 4 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 77 (51.68%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Programmer
3 13 (8.72%) Designer
4 12 (8.05%) Graphic Designer
4 12 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.38%) Junior Developer
5 11 (7.38%) Graduate
5 11 (7.38%) Junior
6 9 (6.04%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.04%) Creative Technologist
7 7 (4.70%) Games Developer
7 7 (4.70%) Games Programmer
7 7 (4.70%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Tester
8 6 (4.03%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.03%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Architect
8 6 (4.03%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (26.85%) HTML
2 32 (21.48%) CSS
3 29 (19.46%) HTML5
4 21 (14.09%) Flash
5 19 (12.75%) .NET
5 19 (12.75%) OpenGL
6 16 (10.74%) DirectX
7 14 (9.40%) HTML5 Canvas
8 13 (8.72%) WebGL
9 12 (8.05%) Backbone.js
10 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.04%) CSS3
12 8 (5.37%) XML
13 7 (4.70%) Middleware
13 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
13 7 (4.70%) Unreal Engine
14 6 (4.03%) Stage3D
14 6 (4.03%) iOS SDK
15 5 (3.36%) Ajax
15 5 (3.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.50%) Mobile Games
2 36 (24.16%) Computer Science
3 28 (18.79%) 3D Graphics
4 27 (18.12%) Animation
5 26 (17.45%) Mathematics
5 26 (17.45%) Visualisation
6 18 (12.08%) Augmented Reality
6 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
7 14 (9.40%) Client/Server
8 10 (6.71%) Digital Media
9 8 (5.37%) Physics
10 6 (4.03%) Data Integration
10 6 (4.03%) Open Source
11 5 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (3.36%) Social Network
12 4 (2.68%) Motion Graphics
12 4 (2.68%) iPhone
13 3 (2.01%) W3C
13 3 (2.01%) iPad
14 2 (1.34%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.83%) Apple iOS
2 36 (24.16%) Android
3 12 (8.05%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) UNIX
4 2 (1.34%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.15%) Software Engineering
2 25 (16.78%) Game Development
3 18 (12.08%) OOP
3 18 (12.08%) iOS Development
4 17 (11.41%) OO
4 17 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.07%) Android Development
5 15 (10.07%) 3D Visualisation
5 15 (10.07%) Multithreading
6 14 (9.40%) 3D Rendering
6 14 (9.40%) Scrum
7 12 (8.05%) MVC
8 9 (6.04%) OOD
8 9 (6.04%) Web Development
9 7 (4.70%) 3D Programming
10 6 (4.03%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (4.03%) OWASP
10 6 (4.03%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) C#
2 40 (26.85%) C++
3 37 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (14.09%) Java
5 18 (12.08%) Python
6 17 (11.41%) HLSL
7 15 (10.07%) SQL
8 13 (8.72%) Objective-C
8 13 (8.72%) PHP
9 11 (7.38%) ActionScript
10 9 (6.04%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (2.01%) Lua
12 2 (1.34%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.34%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.67%) Clojure
13 1 (0.67%) Scala
13 1 (0.67%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 48 (32.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Twitter
2 11 (7.38%) Adobe
3 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.03%) Facebook
5 3 (2.01%) Google
5 3 (2.01%) Apple
6 2 (1.34%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.34%) Ektron
6 2 (1.34%) Nokia
6 2 (1.34%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.67%) Siemens
7 1 (0.67%) Autodesk
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