The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Animation over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 222 243 228
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Animation 34 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1849 2000 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.74% 27.25% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1662 1496
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Animation
England

Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Animation
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Animation Salary Trend in the North West

Animation
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Animation across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Animation Salary Histogram in the North West

Animation
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 Animation within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +29 27 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Merseyside -17 6 £30,000 +13.20% 2
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 21 (53.85%) Python
2 20 (51.28%) C++
3 18 (46.15%) Games
4 15 (38.46%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (35.90%) 3D Modelling
6 10 (25.64%) C
6 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.51%) Windows
7 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
7 8 (20.51%) Time Management
8 7 (17.95%) QA
8 7 (17.95%) Core Animation
8 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
8 7 (17.95%) UIKit
8 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.95%) Perl
8 7 (17.95%) Change Management
8 7 (17.95%) Workflow
8 7 (17.95%) Cocoa
8 7 (17.95%) Xcode
8 7 (17.95%) Objective-C
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) Degree
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (12.82%) Lua
10 5 (12.82%) Mobile App

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (2.56%) Blender
1 1 (2.56%) GIMP
1 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Xcode
General
1 18 (46.15%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Software Engineer
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) iOS Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Games Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Core Animation
1 7 (17.95%) UIKit
1 7 (17.95%) Cocoa
2 2 (5.13%) CGI
2 2 (5.13%) iOS SDK
2 2 (5.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
3 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) 3D Modelling
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Time Management
4 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
4 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Workflow
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) 3D Animation
7 3 (7.69%) Game Development
7 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Email Marketing
9 1 (2.56%) SEO
9 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Python
2 20 (51.28%) C++
3 10 (25.64%) C
4 7 (17.95%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.82%) Lua
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Apple
2 1 (2.56%) Google
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