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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
Rank 749 859 906
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +47
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 100 80 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.080% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 51 40
Median salary £40,625 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%

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
33313 38016 39327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.47% 38.03% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28774 32748 33938
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +106 92 £40,625 -9.72% 27
London +88 47 £60,000 +26.31% 9
South West +21 10 £37,000 +45.09% 5
North West -8 9 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Manchester -13 9 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Hammersmith - 9 £27,500 -
Scotland +27 8 £42,500 -17.47% 1
Bristol - 8 £37,250 - 4
East of England +8 7 £37,500 -42.30% 3
South East +73 6 £50,000 +81.81% 1
West Yorkshire +32 6 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Yorkshire +28 6 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Wakefield - 6 £36,500 -
Glasgow +27 5 £45,000 -12.62%
City of London +25 5 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands +4 5 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Birmingham -9 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £38,750 -
St Albans - 4 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £21,500 - 1
Berkshire +52 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Essex +20 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Colchester - 2 £37,500 -
Brighton - 2 £55,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +25 1 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 1 £30,000 -52.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 1 £30,000 -52.00%
North East -7 1 £30,000 -25.00%

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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).

1 125 (66.84%) Games
2 124 (66.31%) C#
3 71 (37.97%) Android
4 70 (37.43%) Apple iOS
5 67 (35.83%) C++
6 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (22.99%) Unreal Engine
7 41 (21.93%) Augmented Reality
8 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
9 38 (20.32%) OOP
10 36 (19.25%) HTML
11 34 (18.18%) OO
12 32 (17.11%) Animation
13 30 (16.04%) Game Development
14 28 (14.97%) OpenGL
15 27 (14.44%) Software Engineering
16 26 (13.90%) .NET
16 26 (13.90%) 3D Programming
17 21 (11.23%) Unity DI Container
18 20 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (10.70%) Mobile Games
19 19 (10.16%) TDD
20 18 (9.63%) HTML5
20 18 (9.63%) HoloLens
21 17 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
21 17 (9.09%) iOS SDK
21 17 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
21 17 (9.09%) CSS
22 16 (8.56%) PHP
22 16 (8.56%) Adobe

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 2 (1.07%) Apache
1 2 (1.07%) IIS
1 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) 3ds Max
2 8 (4.28%) Maya
3 6 (3.21%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.67%) ZBrush
5 4 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.07%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.07%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.07%) Mudbox
7 2 (1.07%) Revit
8 1 (0.53%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) HTTP
1 1 (0.53%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
1 3 (1.60%) MySQL
2 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.35%) Subversion
3 9 (4.81%) Xcode
4 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.67%) JIRA
5 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.07%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.07%) Maven
5 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 125 (66.84%) Games
2 7 (3.74%) Advertising
3 6 (3.21%) Marketing
4 4 (2.14%) Automotive
4 4 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Finance
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 119 (63.64%) Developer
2 34 (18.18%) 3D Developer
3 31 (16.58%) C# Developer
3 31 (16.58%) Senior Developer
3 31 (16.58%) Unity 3D Developer
4 25 (13.37%) Games Developer
5 23 (12.30%) Software Engineer
6 19 (10.16%) Programmer
7 12 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 10 (5.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (5.35%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Games Artist
10 9 (4.81%) Games Programmer
10 9 (4.81%) Lead Programmer
11 8 (4.28%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.99%) Unreal Engine
2 36 (19.25%) HTML
3 28 (14.97%) OpenGL
4 26 (13.90%) .NET
5 21 (11.23%) Unity DI Container
6 18 (9.63%) HTML5
7 17 (9.09%) CSS
7 17 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 14 (7.49%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.49%) Web Services
9 13 (6.95%) DirectX
10 11 (5.88%) REST
11 10 (5.35%) CSS3
11 10 (5.35%) jQuery
11 10 (5.35%) MonoGame
11 10 (5.35%) React
12 9 (4.81%) Direct3D
12 9 (4.81%) XNA
13 8 (4.28%) LESS
13 8 (4.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.93%) Augmented Reality
2 32 (17.11%) Animation
3 20 (10.70%) Mobile Games
4 18 (9.63%) HoloLens
5 17 (9.09%) Oculus Rift
6 16 (8.56%) Kinect
7 13 (6.95%) 3D Graphics
7 13 (6.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (6.95%) Computer Science
7 13 (6.95%) Mobile App
7 13 (6.95%) User Experience
8 11 (5.88%) Graphic Design
8 11 (5.88%) Visualisation
9 10 (5.35%) HTC Vive
9 10 (5.35%) Mathematics
10 9 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (4.81%) Physics
11 8 (4.28%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
12 5 (2.67%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.97%) Android
2 70 (37.43%) Apple iOS
3 15 (8.02%) Windows
4 9 (4.81%) Linux
5 5 (2.67%) BlackBerry OS
5 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.32%) OOP
3 34 (18.18%) OO
4 30 (16.04%) Game Development
5 27 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 26 (13.90%) 3D Programming
7 20 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.16%) TDD
9 17 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
10 16 (8.56%) BDD
10 16 (8.56%) Software Testing
11 15 (8.02%) Front End Development
11 15 (8.02%) Mobile Development
12 14 (7.49%) Web Development
13 12 (6.42%) 3D Animation
13 12 (6.42%) Computer Vision
14 11 (5.88%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.88%) Scrum
15 10 (5.35%) iOS Development
15 10 (5.35%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 124 (66.31%) C#
2 67 (35.83%) C++
3 40 (21.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.56%) PHP
5 15 (8.02%) Java
6 9 (4.81%) Apple Swift
6 9 (4.81%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.21%) C
7 6 (3.21%) Python
8 4 (2.14%) HLSL
9 3 (1.60%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.07%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) GLSL
11 1 (0.53%) Go
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) R
11 1 (0.53%) SQL
11 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (8.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (8.56%) Adobe
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.14%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.60%) Autodesk
4 3 (1.60%) Facebook
5 2 (1.07%) Intel
5 2 (1.07%) Siemens
6 1 (0.53%) Apple
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) Perforce
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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