The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 104 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 12 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.65% 0.13% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 0.36% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
3D Graphics
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
754 560 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.96% 35.18% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 558 466 595
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3D Graphics across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3D Graphics
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3D Graphics across the Cambridge region.

3D Graphics Salary Trend in Cambridge

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3D Graphics.

1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Android
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) OpenGL
4 9 (39.13%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) Multimedia
6 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (30.43%) 3ds Max
6 7 (30.43%) DirectX
6 7 (30.43%) OpenGL ES
7 6 (26.09%) Adobe
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Games
7 6 (26.09%) Lua
8 5 (21.74%) GPGPU
8 5 (21.74%) 3D Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
8 5 (21.74%) OOP
8 5 (21.74%) OO
8 5 (21.74%) Direct3D
8 5 (21.74%) OpenCL
8 5 (21.74%) GLSL
8 5 (21.74%) Direct3D Mobile
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
9 4 (17.39%) MAXScript

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing 3D Graphics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3D Graphics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.35%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Multimedia
2 6 (26.09%) Games
3 5 (21.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Tools Programmer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Programmer
2 6 (26.09%) C++ Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) GUI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Artist
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Games Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graphics Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Games Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) OpenGL
2 7 (30.43%) DirectX
2 7 (30.43%) OpenGL ES
3 5 (21.74%) Direct3D
3 5 (21.74%) OpenCL
3 5 (21.74%) Direct3D Mobile
4 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) GPGPU
2 5 (21.74%) Device Driver
3 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.70%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) Xbox
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Android
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) OOP
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Android Development
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Lua
4 5 (21.74%) GLSL
5 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
5 4 (17.39%) MAXScript
5 4 (17.39%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Apple