The 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Animation
Rank 224 215 239
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Animation 18 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.31% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +28.57%
Animation
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
2274 2370 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.61% 34.32% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1812 1853 1989
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +3 12 £32,500 -10.95%
Cheshire +12 6 £30,000 -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 17 (47.22%) HTML
1 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) HTML5
2 16 (44.44%) CSS3
3 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 9 (25.00%) Degree
6 9 (25.00%) Adobe
7 8 (22.22%) C++
7 8 (22.22%) Games
7 8 (22.22%) Node.js
8 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
9 6 (16.67%) SEO
9 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (13.89%) PHP
10 5 (13.89%) OO
10 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 5 (13.89%) OpenGL
10 5 (13.89%) DirectX
10 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (13.89%) Law
10 5 (13.89%) CMS
10 5 (13.89%) Game Development
10 5 (13.89%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) Mathematics

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 4 (11.11%) Drupal
3 4 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (5.56%) MS Project
5 2 (5.56%) MS Office
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
1 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (22.22%) Games
2 5 (13.89%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 3 (8.33%) Music Industry
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) French Language
5 2 (5.56%) German Language
5 2 (5.56%) Italian Language
5 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Designer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UX Designer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Designer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Designer
6 3 (8.33%) Digital Designer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
1 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) HTML5
2 16 (44.44%) CSS3
3 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) OpenGL
5 5 (13.89%) DirectX
6 4 (11.11%) Flash
7 1 (2.78%) XHTML
7 1 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
1 5 (13.89%) Physics
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Video Editing
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Social Media
4 2 (5.56%) New Media
4 2 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) SEO
2 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Web Development
2 5 (13.89%) Game Development
2 5 (13.89%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Web Design
3 4 (11.11%) Content Management
3 4 (11.11%) Pay per click
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) 3D Animation
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Business Development
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Document Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) C++
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow