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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3D Graphics
Rank 218 249 244
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £24,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +17.64%
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
2138 2544 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.15% 36.10% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 2186 1763
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +24 11 £35,000 -6.66% 3
3D Graphics
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) 3D Programming
2 14 (73.68%) OpenGL
3 13 (68.42%) DirectX
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) C++
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) MFC
5 10 (52.63%) VC++
5 10 (52.63%) HTTP
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
6 9 (47.37%) Algorithms
6 9 (47.37%) Client/Server
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) Subversion
7 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (21.05%) Texturing
9 4 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (21.05%) Unreal Engine
9 4 (21.05%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
9 4 (21.05%) Direct3D
9 4 (21.05%) Animation
9 4 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (21.05%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe Premiere
2 4 (21.05%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (21.05%) Maya
2 4 (21.05%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Visual C++ Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Graphic Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Motion Graphics Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) OpenGL
2 13 (68.42%) DirectX
3 10 (52.63%) MFC
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) Direct3D
5 4 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (21.05%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) Flash
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (5.26%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Algorithms
1 9 (47.37%) Client/Server
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Animation
2 4 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) 3D Programming
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
4 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) 3D Rendering
5 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
5 4 (21.05%) Texturing
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) VC++
3 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.26%) GLSL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
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