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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unity (Game Engine, Unity3D)
Rank 841 904 909
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 89 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.049% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 47 37
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -10.38%

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
38020 39121 43598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.27% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 33668 36387
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016 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 13 February 2016. 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 +55 82 £42,500 +9.67% 15
London +22 29 £45,000 +11.11% 3
East of England - 27 £65,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 18 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 18 £65,000 -
North East +16 11 £40,000 +15.94%
Suffolk - 9 £40,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear +9 8 £50,000 +44.92%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 8 £50,000 +44.92%
Scotland +1 7 - -
North West - 6 £31,500 -
Manchester - 6 £31,500 -
Ipswich - 6 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Dundee -13 3 - -
West Midlands -27 3 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Durham - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +58 2 £47,500 +17.28%
South East +4 2 £26,250 -19.23%
East Midlands 0 2 £39,000 +15.55% 3
Wiltshire +1 1 £25,500 -
South West -5 1 £25,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 3
Coventry - 1 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 3

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 98 (75.97%) C#
2 83 (64.34%) Games
3 56 (43.41%) C++
4 40 (31.01%) Java
5 38 (29.46%) Android
5 38 (29.46%) Mentoring
6 35 (27.13%) Visualisation
6 35 (27.13%) Apple iOS
7 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.48%) OpenGL
9 25 (19.38%) .NET
10 24 (18.60%) 3D Graphics
10 24 (18.60%) Oculus Rift
11 23 (17.83%) 3D Visualisation
12 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.28%) Scrum
13 21 (16.28%) Augmented Reality
14 20 (15.50%) Kinect
15 19 (14.73%) 3D Modelling
16 18 (13.95%) Game Development
16 18 (13.95%) Android Development
16 18 (13.95%) User Experience
16 18 (13.95%) DirectX
16 18 (13.95%) Windows
17 17 (13.18%) Kanban
18 16 (12.40%) iOS Development
18 16 (12.40%) High Availability
18 16 (12.40%) Automotive
18 16 (12.40%) UML
18 16 (12.40%) HTML

Unity (Game Engine)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (3.88%) Node.js
2 4 (3.10%) CMS
2 4 (3.10%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.55%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (9.30%) 3ds Max
1 12 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (4.65%) Maya
3 5 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.10%) Blender
5 3 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.55%) CorelDRAW
6 2 (1.55%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Veeva
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) MySQL
2 6 (4.65%) GIS
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Gradle
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
4 2 (1.55%) Bower
4 2 (1.55%) Grunt
4 2 (1.55%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.55%) Xcode
5 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Trac
General
1 83 (64.34%) Games
2 16 (12.40%) Automotive
2 16 (12.40%) Retail
3 7 (5.43%) Marketing
4 6 (4.65%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Finance
6 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 80 (62.02%) Developer
2 27 (20.93%) C# Developer
3 26 (20.16%) Programmer
4 20 (15.50%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.73%) Lead Developer
6 17 (13.18%) Games Developer
7 16 (12.40%) Systems Developer
8 13 (10.08%) C++ Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Graphics Programmer
9 11 (8.53%) Unity 3D Developer
10 10 (7.75%) C++/C# Developer
10 10 (7.75%) Designer
11 9 (6.98%) 3D Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Android Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Java Games Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Lead C# Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Lead Java Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.48%) OpenGL
2 25 (19.38%) .NET
3 18 (13.95%) DirectX
4 16 (12.40%) HTML
5 13 (10.08%) HTML5
6 12 (9.30%) CSS
7 9 (6.98%) JSON
7 9 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (6.20%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.43%) Spring
10 6 (4.65%) CSS3
10 6 (4.65%) D3.js
10 6 (4.65%) OpenCL
10 6 (4.65%) XML
11 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.88%) Direct3D
11 5 (3.88%) Unreal Engine
12 4 (3.10%) OpenCV
12 4 (3.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.13%) Visualisation
2 24 (18.60%) 3D Graphics
2 24 (18.60%) Oculus Rift
3 21 (16.28%) Augmented Reality
4 20 (15.50%) Kinect
5 18 (13.95%) User Experience
6 15 (11.63%) Mathematics
7 12 (9.30%) Mobile Games
8 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 9 (6.98%) Physics
9 8 (6.20%) Animation
10 7 (5.43%) Graphic Design
11 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
12 5 (3.88%) Digital Media
12 5 (3.88%) iPhone
13 4 (3.10%) 3D Printing
13 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (3.10%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (3.10%) Social Media
14 3 (2.33%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.46%) Android
2 35 (27.13%) Apple iOS
3 18 (13.95%) Windows
4 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) Mentoring
2 23 (17.83%) 3D Visualisation
3 22 (17.05%) Software Engineering
4 21 (16.28%) Scrum
5 19 (14.73%) 3D Modelling
6 18 (13.95%) Android Development
6 18 (13.95%) Game Development
7 17 (13.18%) Kanban
8 16 (12.40%) High Availability
8 16 (12.40%) iOS Development
8 16 (12.40%) UML
9 14 (10.85%) Multithreading
10 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.08%) Mobile Development
10 13 (10.08%) OO
11 10 (7.75%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (7.75%) Machine Learning
12 9 (6.98%) 3D Programming
13 8 (6.20%) 3D Rendering
13 8 (6.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 98 (75.97%) C#
2 56 (43.41%) C++
3 40 (31.01%) Java
4 30 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 11 (8.53%) HLSL
7 9 (6.98%) Python
8 8 (6.20%) SQL
9 6 (4.65%) GLSL
10 4 (3.10%) XAML
11 3 (2.33%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.33%) Lua
11 3 (2.33%) PHP
11 3 (2.33%) Ruby
12 2 (1.55%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.78%) C
13 1 (0.78%) RPG
13 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) PhD
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (6.98%) Google
2 8 (6.20%) Adobe
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.65%) Alteryx
4 6 (4.65%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.33%) Facebook
6 2 (1.55%) Agnitio
6 2 (1.55%) Cegedim Rx
6 2 (1.55%) SKURA
6 2 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Zend
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