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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 866 915
Rank change year-on-year +143 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 142 96 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.092% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 132 70 62
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +8.69%  

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35197 40195 41945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.51% 38.54% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29883 34738 35633
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Unity (Game Engine) in the UK

Unity (Game Engine)
Top 28 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 23 April 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 +143 142 £37,500 -14.28% 32
West Midlands +64 42 £30,000 - 8
Birmingham +50 33 £30,000 - 3
London +42 29 £65,000 +18.18% 16
South West +29 24 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bristol - 22 £37,500 - 3
North West -11 17 £37,500 -
East of England +28 16 £80,000 +220.00%
Manchester -26 16 £37,500 -
South East +73 12 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Coventry - 9 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +55 7 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £80,000 -
Cambridge +4 7 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £37,500 -
St Albans - 5 £35,000 -
Kent - 4 £30,000 - 1
Farnham - 4 £32,500 -
Guildford - 3 £40,000 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Yorkshire +28 2 £50,000 -21.87%
City of London +42 1 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £21,500 -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £30,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £21,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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).

1 170 (68.27%) C#
2 160 (64.26%) Games
3 94 (37.75%) C++
4 81 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (30.12%) Apple iOS
6 67 (26.91%) Android
7 61 (24.50%) JavaScript
8 55 (22.09%) HTML
9 54 (21.69%) Game Development
10 52 (20.88%) Unreal Engine
11 50 (20.08%) Software Engineering
12 48 (19.28%) Augmented Reality
13 42 (16.87%) CSS
13 42 (16.87%) Mobile Development
14 37 (14.86%) .NET
14 37 (14.86%) Computer Vision
15 34 (13.65%) Scrum
15 34 (13.65%) Artificial Intelligence
15 34 (13.65%) Java
15 34 (13.65%) OOP
15 34 (13.65%) Degree
15 34 (13.65%) Animation
16 32 (12.85%) Unity DI Container
17 31 (12.45%) User Experience
17 31 (12.45%) HTML5
17 31 (12.45%) Linux
17 31 (12.45%) TDD
18 30 (12.05%) C
18 30 (12.05%) OO
19 28 (11.24%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (4.42%) DNN
2 7 (2.81%) Apache
2 7 (2.81%) IIS
2 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) 3ds Max
2 11 (4.42%) Photoshop
3 10 (4.02%) Maya
4 6 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.41%) Autodesk Inventor
4 6 (2.41%) Revit
5 5 (2.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
1 1 (0.40%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.81%) MySQL
2 7 (2.81%) Redis
3 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.61%) Subversion
4 8 (3.21%) Xcode
5 2 (0.80%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.80%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.80%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) Gradle
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 160 (64.26%) Games
2 14 (5.62%) Banking
3 4 (1.61%) Advertising
4 3 (1.20%) Marketing
5 2 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (68.67%) Developer
2 65 (26.10%) Senior Developer
3 55 (22.09%) C# Developer
4 40 (16.06%) Software Engineer
5 36 (14.46%) Games Developer
6 34 (13.65%) 3D Developer
7 26 (10.44%) Unity 3D Developer
8 20 (8.03%) Graduate
9 19 (7.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 18 (7.23%) Agile C# Developer
10 18 (7.23%) Agile Developer
11 17 (6.83%) Senior Agile Developer
11 17 (6.83%) Software Developer
12 16 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (6.43%) Programmer
13 13 (5.22%) Digital Developer
13 13 (5.22%) Junior
13 13 (5.22%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.82%) C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (4.42%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.09%) HTML
2 52 (20.88%) Unreal Engine
3 42 (16.87%) CSS
4 37 (14.86%) .NET
5 32 (12.85%) Unity DI Container
6 31 (12.45%) HTML5
7 28 (11.24%) REST
8 25 (10.04%) AngularJS
8 25 (10.04%) CSS3
9 24 (9.64%) Web Services
10 20 (8.03%) Theano
11 18 (7.23%) OpenGL
12 16 (6.43%) React
12 16 (6.43%) XML
13 14 (5.62%) jQuery
13 14 (5.62%) Node.js
14 11 (4.42%) LESS
14 11 (4.42%) OpenCV
14 11 (4.42%) Sass
15 10 (4.02%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.28%) Augmented Reality
2 34 (13.65%) Animation
3 31 (12.45%) User Experience
4 27 (10.84%) HoloLens
5 26 (10.44%) 3D Graphics
6 22 (8.84%) Mobile Games
7 20 (8.03%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (7.23%) Computer Science
8 18 (7.23%) Oculus Rift
9 16 (6.43%) Online Games
10 15 (6.02%) Algorithms
11 14 (5.62%) HTC Vive
11 14 (5.62%) Kinect
12 9 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (3.21%) Client/Server
13 8 (3.21%) e-Learning
14 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.61%) Social Gaming
16 3 (1.20%) iPad
16 3 (1.20%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.12%) Apple iOS
2 67 (26.91%) Android
3 31 (12.45%) Linux
4 20 (8.03%) Windows
5 6 (2.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.69%) Game Development
3 50 (20.08%) Software Engineering
4 42 (16.87%) Mobile Development
5 37 (14.86%) Computer Vision
6 34 (13.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 34 (13.65%) OOP
6 34 (13.65%) Scrum
7 31 (12.45%) TDD
8 30 (12.05%) OO
9 28 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (10.84%) Web Development
11 26 (10.44%) BDD
11 26 (10.44%) Machine Learning
12 25 (10.04%) Deep Learning
12 25 (10.04%) Software Testing
13 23 (9.24%) iOS Development
14 22 (8.84%) 3D Modelling
14 22 (8.84%) Microservices
15 21 (8.43%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 170 (68.27%) C#
2 94 (37.75%) C++
3 61 (24.50%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.65%) Java
5 30 (12.05%) C
6 28 (11.24%) Scala
7 27 (10.84%) Python
8 26 (10.44%) PHP
9 12 (4.82%) Fortran
9 12 (4.82%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.81%) Lua
10 7 (2.81%) SQL
11 6 (2.41%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.01%) GLSL
13 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.40%) R
14 1 (0.40%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (13.65%) Degree
2 23 (9.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (6.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.02%) Adobe
3 7 (2.81%) Autodesk
4 4 (1.61%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.20%) Google
6 2 (0.80%) Apple
6 2 (0.80%) Facebook
6 2 (0.80%) Samsung
7 1 (0.40%) Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) Intel
7 1 (0.40%) Siemens
7 1 (0.40%) T-Plan
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Leamington Spa
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Accenture
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London
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
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London
aap3
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
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Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
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