Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unity (Game Engine) over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 332 365
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 16 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.25% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.60% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 2
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% +58.59%
10th Percentile £25,500 £36,250 £36,975
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £40,925
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

Unity (Game 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5836 5174 5121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.81% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4852 4506 4404
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Unity (Game Engine) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in the North West.

Salary trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in the North West

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester -34 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Merseyside - 3 £27,500 -
Unity (Game Engine)
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the North West region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 14 (87.50%) Games
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) OO
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) SOAP
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) XML
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) WCF
7 5 (31.25%) WPF
7 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
7 5 (31.25%) JSON
8 4 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
8 4 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
9 3 (18.75%) React
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS

Unity (Game Engine)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
General
1 14 (87.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Creative Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Creative Technologist
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Technologist
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Director
4 3 (18.75%) Technologist
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JSON
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) WPF
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) React
3 3 (18.75%) Three.js
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) DirectX
5 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (12.50%) HoloLens
4 1 (6.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) Game Development
4 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft