Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unity Game Engine (Unity3D)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 297 312
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unity (Game Engine) 24 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.21% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.59% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 3
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +41.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,150 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +12.50%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,664 3,736 3,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.23% 35.58% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,039 3,254 3,126
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 West Midlands

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

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

Unity (Game Engine)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Unity (Game Engine)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Halesowen - 15 - - 1
Coventry +7 7 £39,500 +75.56%
Birmingham +1 2 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Unity (Game Engine)
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Unity (Game 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unity (Game Engine).

1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 23 (95.83%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (62.50%) C++
4 15 (62.50%) HTML
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Android
4 15 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 15 (62.50%) Game Development
4 15 (62.50%) HTML5
5 14 (58.33%) Private Cloud
5 14 (58.33%) Mobile Development
5 14 (58.33%) Pay per click
5 14 (58.33%) Web Development
5 14 (58.33%) Apache Flex
5 14 (58.33%) Linux
5 14 (58.33%) PHP
5 14 (58.33%) SEO
5 14 (58.33%) Scrum
5 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) Mobile Games
5 14 (58.33%) MySQL
5 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
6 10 (41.67%) BBC
7 8 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
8 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
8 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
8 7 (29.17%) Physics

Unity (Game Engine)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (58.33%) MySQL
1 14 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (29.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Head of Development
1 13 (54.17%) Head of Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Games Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Games Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
1 15 (62.50%) HTML5
2 14 (58.33%) Apache Flex
3 8 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (8.33%) WebGL
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) ATL
5 1 (4.17%) DirectX
5 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
5 1 (4.17%) MFC
5 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.17%) Pixi.js
5 1 (4.17%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mobile Games
1 14 (58.33%) Private Cloud
2 10 (41.67%) BBC
3 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
3 7 (29.17%) HoloLens
3 7 (29.17%) HTC Vive
3 7 (29.17%) NHS
3 7 (29.17%) Oculus Rift
4 4 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.17%) Animation
6 1 (4.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Android
1 15 (62.50%) Apple iOS
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Game Development
3 14 (58.33%) Mobile Development
3 14 (58.33%) Pay per click
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) SEO
3 14 (58.33%) Web Development
4 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
4 7 (29.17%) Physics
4 7 (29.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) C++
3 14 (58.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware