The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing Animation 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
Animation
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
218 201 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.15% 30.92% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 176 169 215
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,076
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Animation
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Animation Salary Trend in Merseyside

Animation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Animation 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 Animation.

1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) UIKit
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Blender
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) GIMP
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Animation 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 Animation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
1 1 (33.33%) GIMP
1 1 (33.33%) Blender
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
1 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple