The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3D Graphics
Rank 154 137 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +47
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 18 46 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 1.16% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 3.38% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
3D Graphics
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1242 1362 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.24% 34.27% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1050 1239
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

3D Graphics
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

3D Graphics Salary Trend in Manchester

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (96.30%) C++
2 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
3 15 (55.56%) OpenGL
4 14 (51.85%) Python
5 12 (44.44%) DirectX
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Games
7 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 9 (33.33%) Animation
8 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (29.63%) HTTP
9 8 (29.63%) Web Services
9 8 (29.63%) XML
9 8 (29.63%) MFC
9 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
9 8 (29.63%) VC++
9 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
9 8 (29.63%) 3D Programming
9 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
10 7 (25.93%) C
10 7 (25.93%) Internet
11 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) Subversion
11 6 (22.22%) Interactive TV
12 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
12 5 (18.52%) Qt
12 5 (18.52%) PyQt
12 5 (18.52%) CAD

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (37.04%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Python Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior C++ Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Graphics Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Tools Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) OpenGL
2 12 (44.44%) DirectX
3 8 (29.63%) MFC
3 8 (29.63%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) Qt
4 5 (18.52%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
2 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (33.33%) Animation
4 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
4 8 (29.63%) Client/Server
5 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 6 (22.22%) Interactive TV
6 4 (14.81%) Physics
7 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
2 8 (29.63%) 3D Programming
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) CAD
4 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Game Development
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C++
2 14 (51.85%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) VC++
4 7 (25.93%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree