Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 968 1160
Rank change year-on-year +125 +192 +40
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 316 205 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 268 187 86
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -13.51% +15.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +11.11%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 69,892 69,631 78,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.35% 39.15% 38.01%
Number of salaries quoted 58,556 60,224 67,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unity (Game Engine) 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).

Salary trend for Unity (Game Engine) in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
England +113 302 £47,500 +18.75% 82
London +113 177 £50,000 -0.50% 34
UK excluding London +35 138 £42,500 +13.33% 50
North of England +6 35 £30,000 -25.00% 15
South East +25 28 £38,750 +10.71% 9
Midlands +13 25 £39,500 +5.33% 12
Yorkshire +38 23 £30,000 -45.45% 4
West Midlands +4 23 £39,500 +5.33% 6
South West +19 21 £55,000 +48.65% 7
East of England +26 16 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Scotland -29 13 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North West -15 12 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Midlands +23 2 £55,000 +144.44% 6

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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).

1 256 (81.01%) Games
2 185 (58.54%) C#
3 164 (51.90%) C++
4 104 (32.91%) Game Development
5 65 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 59 (18.67%) Android
7 53 (16.77%) Apple iOS
8 49 (15.51%) Unreal Engine
9 47 (14.87%) Mobile Games
10 45 (14.24%) Java
11 44 (13.92%) JavaScript
11 44 (13.92%) Git (software)
12 43 (13.61%) Mobile Development
13 41 (12.97%) Augmented Reality
14 39 (12.34%) Linux
15 37 (11.71%) Degree
16 36 (11.39%) HTML
17 35 (11.08%) .NET
17 35 (11.08%) User Experience
18 34 (10.76%) Animation
19 33 (10.44%) HTML5
20 32 (10.13%) Mathematics
21 31 (9.81%) Computer Science
22 29 (9.18%) Python
23 28 (8.86%) Scrum
24 27 (8.54%) Windows
24 27 (8.54%) Web Development
24 27 (8.54%) Computer Vision
25 26 (8.23%) MySQL

Unity (Game Engine)
Co-occurring 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 16 (5.06%) DNN
2 7 (2.22%) CMS
3 5 (1.58%) Apache
4 4 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.95%) Confluence
5 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Photoshop
2 13 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.53%) 3ds Max
4 7 (2.22%) Maya
5 5 (1.58%) Blender
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.63%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (0.63%) Revit
7 1 (0.32%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.22%) GitHub
4 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.95%) Google Play
6 2 (0.63%) npm
7 1 (0.32%) Firebase
7 1 (0.32%) G Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) DHCP
1 1 (0.32%) DNS
1 1 (0.32%) Internet
1 1 (0.32%) SMS
1 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.23%) MySQL
2 25 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.58%) Big Data
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 44 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.80%) Subversion
4 9 (2.85%) JIRA
5 8 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.27%) Ant
8 3 (0.95%) Gradle
8 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.63%) Bower
9 2 (0.63%) Grunt
9 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.63%) Mocha
9 2 (0.63%) NuGet
9 2 (0.63%) NUnit
9 2 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.63%) TestRail
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.63%) webpack
10 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 256 (81.01%) Games
2 19 (6.01%) Marketing
3 13 (4.11%) Finance
4 10 (3.16%) Automotive
5 8 (2.53%) Retail
6 5 (1.58%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (68.04%) Developer
2 93 (29.43%) Games Developer
3 54 (17.09%) C++ Developer
4 45 (14.24%) C# Developer
5 44 (13.92%) C++ Games Developer
5 44 (13.92%) Senior Developer
6 29 (9.18%) Lead Developer
7 23 (7.28%) C++/C# Developer
7 23 (7.28%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.33%) Lead C# Developer
8 20 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.70%) Head of Development
10 14 (4.43%) Mobile Games Developer
11 13 (4.11%) Head of Software Development
12 12 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 11 (3.48%) Programmer
13 11 (3.48%) Senior Games Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Computer Vision Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.51%) Unreal Engine
2 36 (11.39%) HTML
3 35 (11.08%) .NET
4 33 (10.44%) HTML5
5 22 (6.96%) OpenGL
6 18 (5.70%) React
7 16 (5.06%) OpenCV
7 16 (5.06%) Theano
8 14 (4.43%) Apache Flex
9 11 (3.48%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.48%) Node.js
9 11 (3.48%) WebGL
10 10 (3.16%) WCF
10 10 (3.16%) WPF
11 9 (2.85%) DirectX
12 7 (2.22%) Cocoa
12 7 (2.22%) Cocoa Touch
12 7 (2.22%) Core Animation
12 7 (2.22%) CSS
12 7 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.87%) Mobile Games
2 41 (12.97%) Augmented Reality
3 35 (11.08%) User Experience
4 34 (10.76%) Animation
5 31 (9.81%) Computer Science
6 22 (6.96%) Mobile App
7 21 (6.65%) HoloLens
8 20 (6.33%) Oculus Rift
9 19 (6.01%) Online Games
9 19 (6.01%) Robotics
10 15 (4.75%) Client/Server
11 14 (4.43%) Algorithms
11 14 (4.43%) Private Cloud
12 10 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (3.16%) BBC
12 10 (3.16%) HTC Vive
13 7 (2.22%) iPhone
13 7 (2.22%) NHS
13 7 (2.22%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.67%) Android
2 53 (16.77%) Apple iOS
3 39 (12.34%) Linux
4 27 (8.54%) Windows
5 10 (3.16%) Robot Operating System
6 3 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.91%) Game Development
2 65 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (18.67%) Software Engineering
4 43 (13.61%) Mobile Development
5 32 (10.13%) Mathematics
6 28 (8.86%) Scrum
7 27 (8.54%) Computer Vision
7 27 (8.54%) Web Development
8 25 (7.91%) Machine Learning
9 24 (7.59%) iOS Development
10 21 (6.65%) Android Development
10 21 (6.65%) OO
11 18 (5.70%) Physics
11 18 (5.70%) Visualisation
12 17 (5.38%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
13 16 (5.06%) Artificial Intelligence
13 16 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.06%) Deep Learning
13 16 (5.06%) Neural Network
13 16 (5.06%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 185 (58.54%) C#
2 164 (51.90%) C++
3 45 (14.24%) Java
4 44 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.18%) Python
6 23 (7.28%) PHP
7 20 (6.33%) C
8 18 (5.70%) SQL
9 17 (5.38%) Objective-C
9 17 (5.38%) Scala
10 15 (4.75%) HLSL
11 13 (4.11%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.90%) ActionScript
12 6 (1.90%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.90%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.95%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.95%) GLSL
13 3 (0.95%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) Go
14 2 (0.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 37 (11.71%) Degree
2 16 (5.06%) PhD
3 12 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.63%) ISEB
4 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (5.70%) Apple
2 16 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.43%) VMware
4 12 (3.80%) Perforce
5 10 (3.16%) Facebook
6 9 (2.85%) Google
7 6 (1.90%) Adobe
8 4 (1.27%) Samsung
9 2 (0.63%) Autodesk
9 2 (0.63%) New Relic
10 1 (0.32%) Xamarin