Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Unreal Engine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unreal Engine over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unreal Engine
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 753 791 825
Rank change year-on-year +38 +34 +95
Permanent jobs citing Unreal Engine 32 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 12
London median annual salary £57,500 £31,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.54% -51.54% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £25,000 £42,875
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +29.75% -1.25% -

Unreal Engine is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 25,490 27,731 28,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.72% 39.44% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21,031 23,080 24,838
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Unreal Engine
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Unreal Engine as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Unreal Engine in London

Unreal Engine
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unreal Engine in London.

Salary trend for Unreal Engine in London

Unreal Engine
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unreal Engine in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unreal Engine in London

Unreal Engine
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unreal Engine within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +13 7 £60,000 +18.23% 3
West London - 2 £41,250 - 5
Unreal Engine
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing Unreal Engine also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Unreal Engine.

1 30 (93.75%) Games
2 27 (84.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 22 (68.75%) C++
4 17 (53.13%) C#
5 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
5 15 (46.88%) CryEngine
6 11 (34.38%) Java
7 10 (31.25%) Microservices
7 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
7 10 (31.25%) CoreOS
7 10 (31.25%) etcd
7 10 (31.25%) gRPC
7 10 (31.25%) Prometheus
7 10 (31.25%) Docker
7 10 (31.25%) Go
7 10 (31.25%) TypeScript
7 10 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (31.25%) Open Source
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) Python
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
11 5 (15.63%) Kotlin
11 5 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
11 5 (15.63%) User Experience
11 5 (15.63%) Game Development
11 5 (15.63%) JIRA
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) OOD
11 5 (15.63%) Spring

Unreal Engine
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) 3ds Max
1 3 (9.38%) AutoCAD
1 3 (9.38%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
General
1 30 (93.75%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
1 15 (46.88%) Senior Software Engineer
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Games Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C++ Games Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Games Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Games Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior C++ Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Virtual Reality Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 15 (46.88%) CryEngine
3 10 (31.25%) gRPC
4 5 (15.63%) Spring
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) DirectX
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.13%) OpenLayers
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) SVG
6 1 (3.13%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Blog
4 2 (6.25%) Animation
4 2 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) CoreOS
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) Microservices
2 10 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (15.63%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) Game Development
3 5 (15.63%) OOD
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Android Development
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C++
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) Go
4 10 (31.25%) TypeScript
5 7 (21.88%) Python
6 5 (15.63%) Kotlin
7 4 (12.50%) C
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
9 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.13%) Lua
10 1 (3.13%) MAXScript
10 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
1 10 (31.25%) etcd
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Prometheus
2 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Autodesk
1 3 (9.38%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Sony
2 1 (3.13%) VMware