The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 192 236 247
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +11
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 53 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.17% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.77% 0.62% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1916 1934 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.82% 26.68% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1604 1742
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
3D Graphics
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +28 52 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Cheshire - 2 £53,750 -
Merseyside - 1 £21,000 -
3D Graphics
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (66.22%) C++
2 42 (56.76%) Python
3 33 (44.59%) Games
4 30 (40.54%) Linux
5 29 (39.19%) .NET
6 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
6 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
6 25 (33.78%) HTML
7 24 (32.43%) Windows
7 24 (32.43%) Java
7 24 (32.43%) HTML5
7 24 (32.43%) WebGL
7 24 (32.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (32.43%) HTML5 Canvas
8 23 (31.08%) OpenGL
9 19 (25.68%) Animation
10 18 (24.32%) Mac OS X
11 17 (22.97%) C
12 15 (20.27%) CAD
13 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (16.22%) 3D Modelling
15 11 (14.86%) DirectX
16 10 (13.51%) CSS
16 10 (13.51%) OOD
16 10 (13.51%) Time Management
16 10 (13.51%) Qt
17 9 (12.16%) CSS3
17 9 (12.16%) OO
17 9 (12.16%) Perl
18 7 (9.46%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 33 (44.59%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (63.51%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) C++ Developer
3 25 (33.78%) Software Developer
4 23 (31.08%) Software Engineer
5 19 (25.68%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Designer
7 11 (14.86%) Games Developer
8 6 (8.11%) C++ Games Developer
9 5 (6.76%) HTML Developer
9 5 (6.76%) User Experience Designer
10 4 (5.41%) UI Designer
11 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Programmer
12 2 (2.70%) Design Engineer
13 1 (1.35%) Project Manager
13 1 (1.35%) Consultant
13 1 (1.35%) Software Programmer
13 1 (1.35%) C Software Engineer
13 1 (1.35%) Graphic Designer
13 1 (1.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) .NET
2 25 (33.78%) HTML
3 24 (32.43%) HTML5
3 24 (32.43%) WebGL
3 24 (32.43%) HTML5 Canvas
4 23 (31.08%) OpenGL
5 11 (14.86%) DirectX
6 10 (13.51%) CSS
6 10 (13.51%) Qt
7 9 (12.16%) CSS3
8 6 (8.11%) Flash
9 5 (6.76%) SVG
9 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.76%) OpenCL
10 3 (4.05%) PyQt
11 2 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.70%) CGI
12 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
12 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Animation
2 14 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.11%) iPhone
3 6 (8.11%) Xbox
3 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) CUDA
5 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) Windows
3 18 (24.32%) Mac OS X
4 7 (9.46%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (20.27%) CAD
4 12 (16.22%) 3D Modelling
5 10 (13.51%) OOD
5 10 (13.51%) Time Management
6 9 (12.16%) OO
7 6 (8.11%) User Experience Design
7 6 (8.11%) Image Processing
7 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.76%) 3D Animation
9 3 (4.05%) HOOD
10 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.35%) DRM
11 1 (1.35%) Project Management
11 1 (1.35%) UML
11 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) C++
2 42 (56.76%) Python
3 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 24 (32.43%) Java
5 17 (22.97%) C
6 9 (12.16%) Perl
7 7 (9.46%) C#
7 7 (9.46%) Lua
8 6 (8.11%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Sony
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago