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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Animation
Rank 224 241 240
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Animation 18 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.46% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -9.23%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1893 1955 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.88% 26.72% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1629 1729
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,550
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%
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
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 23 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 +14 17 £35,000 +55.55% 5
Cheshire - 1 - -
Animation
England

Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (51.85%) Python
2 27 (50.00%) C++
3 24 (44.44%) Games
4 23 (42.59%) 3D Modelling
5 21 (38.89%) 3D Graphics
5 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 20 (37.04%) C
7 19 (35.19%) Linux
8 18 (33.33%) Mac OS X
9 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.37%) Time Management
10 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
11 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 8 (14.81%) Perl
13 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
13 7 (12.96%) Cocoa
13 7 (12.96%) Xcode
13 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
13 7 (12.96%) Project Management
13 7 (12.96%) Change Management
13 7 (12.96%) Workflow
13 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
13 7 (12.96%) UIKit
13 7 (12.96%) Core Animation
13 7 (12.96%) Marketing
14 6 (11.11%) Degree
14 6 (11.11%) QA
14 6 (11.11%) Lua
14 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
14 6 (11.11%) Agile Project Management

Animation
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (9.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (7.41%) InDesign
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.85%) GIMP
3 1 (1.85%) Blender
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) Maya
3 1 (1.85%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Xcode
General
1 24 (44.44%) Games
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Games Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Creative Director
7 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Graduate
7 3 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Cocoa
1 7 (12.96%) Core Animation
1 7 (12.96%) UIKit
2 5 (9.26%) OpenGL
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) SVG
4 3 (5.56%) Qt
4 3 (5.56%) PyQt
5 2 (3.70%) iOS SDK
5 2 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (3.70%) CGI
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Linux
3 18 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) 3D Modelling
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 11 (20.37%) Time Management
4 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) Change Management
4 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Workflow
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) 3D Animation
6 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.26%) Web Design
7 4 (7.41%) CAD
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
7 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.56%) Game Development
8 3 (5.56%) HOOD
9 2 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Python
2 27 (50.00%) C++
3 20 (37.04%) C
4 8 (14.81%) Perl
5 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
6 6 (11.11%) Lua
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Apple
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) Google
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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