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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 223 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 15 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 0
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  

Unity (Game Engine) is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2736 2141 2640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.46% 37.14% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 1850 2240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Unity (Game Engine) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Manchester -20 15 £38,750 +3.33% 5
Unity (Game Engine)
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 18 (78.26%) OO
3 13 (56.52%) OpenGL
4 12 (52.17%) Augmented Reality
4 12 (52.17%) Kinect
4 12 (52.17%) Gesture Recognition
5 11 (47.83%) 3D Graphics
5 11 (47.83%) Games
6 10 (43.48%) OOP
6 10 (43.48%) Direct3D
6 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
6 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (43.48%) Android
6 10 (43.48%) 3D Modelling
6 10 (43.48%) 3D Programming
6 10 (43.48%) HoloLens
7 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (30.43%) C
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) SOAP
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Windows XP

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 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Xcode
General
1 11 (47.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Creative Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Creative Technologist
3 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Technologist
3 3 (13.04%) Technologist
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Augmented Reality Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) OpenGL
2 10 (43.48%) Direct3D
2 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (26.09%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) WCF
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) WPF
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) DirectX
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) React
4 3 (13.04%) Three.js
5 2 (8.70%) OpenCV
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Augmented Reality
1 12 (52.17%) Kinect
2 11 (47.83%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (43.48%) HoloLens
4 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Android
1 10 (43.48%) Apple iOS
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) OO
2 12 (52.17%) Gesture Recognition
3 10 (43.48%) 3D Modelling
3 10 (43.48%) 3D Programming
3 10 (43.48%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.35%) Content Development
7 1 (4.35%) Game Development
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
1 20 (86.96%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) C
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
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