The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 227 230 248
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 28 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 6
Average salary £38,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
3D Graphics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2409 2159 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.78% 31.46% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 1779 1983
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3D Graphics
Salary Trend in the North West

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

3D Graphics Salary Trend in the North West

3D Graphics
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3D Graphics across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

3D Graphics Salary Histogram in the North West

3D Graphics
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 28 £38,000 +22.58%
Cheshire - 2 £53,750 -
3D Graphics
England

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 40 (57.97%) C++
2 34 (49.28%) Python
3 33 (47.83%) .NET
4 30 (43.48%) Games
5 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
5 29 (42.03%) HTML
6 28 (40.58%) Java
6 28 (40.58%) HTML5
6 28 (40.58%) WebGL
6 28 (40.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (40.58%) HTML5 Canvas
6 28 (40.58%) User Experience
7 27 (39.13%) Linux
8 22 (31.88%) Windows
8 22 (31.88%) OpenGL
9 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 15 (21.74%) Mac OS X
10 15 (21.74%) CAD
11 13 (18.84%) C
11 13 (18.84%) CSS
11 13 (18.84%) Animation
12 11 (15.94%) DirectX
12 11 (15.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (14.49%) OOD
13 10 (14.49%) Qt
13 10 (14.49%) 3D Modelling
14 9 (13.04%) CSS3
15 8 (11.59%) OO
16 7 (10.14%) Sony
16 7 (10.14%) Time Management

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 30 (43.48%) Games
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 27 (39.13%) C++ Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Software Developer
4 19 (27.54%) C++ Software Developer
5 18 (26.09%) Software Engineer
6 12 (17.39%) Designer
7 11 (15.94%) Games Developer
8 7 (10.14%) HTML Developer
9 6 (8.70%) C++ Games Developer
10 5 (7.25%) User Experience Designer
11 4 (5.80%) UI Designer
12 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
13 2 (2.90%) UI Programmer
13 2 (2.90%) Programmer
13 2 (2.90%) UI Developer
14 1 (1.45%) Software Programmer
14 1 (1.45%) Web Designer
14 1 (1.45%) Graphic Designer
14 1 (1.45%) Web Developer
14 1 (1.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) .NET
2 29 (42.03%) HTML
3 28 (40.58%) HTML5
3 28 (40.58%) WebGL
3 28 (40.58%) HTML5 Canvas
4 22 (31.88%) OpenGL
5 13 (18.84%) CSS
6 11 (15.94%) DirectX
7 10 (14.49%) Qt
8 9 (13.04%) CSS3
9 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.70%) Flash
10 5 (7.25%) OpenCL
10 5 (7.25%) SVG
11 3 (4.35%) PyQt
12 1 (1.45%) X-Windows
12 1 (1.45%) WebSockets
12 1 (1.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) User Experience
2 13 (18.84%) Animation
3 11 (15.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (8.70%) iPhone
4 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.70%) Xbox
5 5 (7.25%) CUDA
5 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.14%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Responsive Web Design
2 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 15 (21.74%) CAD
4 10 (14.49%) OOD
4 10 (14.49%) 3D Modelling
5 8 (11.59%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Time Management
7 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.70%) User Experience Design
7 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.70%) Image Processing
8 5 (7.25%) 3D Animation
8 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.35%) HOOD
10 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.45%) Data Management
11 1 (1.45%) Web Development
11 1 (1.45%) UML
11 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) C++
2 34 (49.28%) Python
3 29 (42.03%) JavaScript
4 28 (40.58%) Java
5 13 (18.84%) C
6 6 (8.70%) Lua
6 6 (8.70%) Perl
6 6 (8.70%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Sony