The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3D Graphics
Rank 769 744 736
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 124 163 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 105 137 117
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

3D Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

3D Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3D Graphics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK.

3D Graphics Salary Trend in the UK

3D Graphics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3D Graphics over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

3D Graphics Salary Histogram in the UK

3D Graphics
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -40 117 £45,000 +12.50% 10
London +21 53 £45,000 +4.65% 3
South East +19 19 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Tyne and Wear +3 15 £47,500 +5.55%
North East -7 15 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England -6 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Sunderland -2 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire -3 8 £43,000 +14.66%
City of London - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey +8 6 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -25 6 £31,750 -9.28% 2
North West -30 6 £37,500 -1.31%
Manchester -32 6 £37,500 -1.31%
Kent +2 5 £45,000 -
Bristol -18 5 £31,750 -2.30% 2
Berkshire +12 4 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Scotland +5 4 £38,250 -15.00%
West Midlands -5 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Gateshead -9 4 £22,500 -
Cambridge +8 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Derby -18 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands -23 3 £37,500 -
Derbyshire -30 3 £37,500 -
Horsham - 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 -
Dundee - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 3 £40,000 -

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 194 (75.78%) C++
2 121 (47.27%) Degree
3 114 (44.53%) OpenGL
4 110 (42.97%) Software Engineering
5 105 (41.02%) Mathematics
6 99 (38.67%) Games
7 97 (37.89%) Computer Science
8 96 (37.50%) C#
9 83 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (27.73%) Multithreading
10 71 (27.73%) OO
11 67 (26.17%) Windows
12 65 (25.39%) C
13 64 (25.00%) DirectX
14 56 (21.88%) Physics
15 54 (21.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 46 (17.97%) Android
17 45 (17.58%) 3D Modelling
18 44 (17.19%) Apple iOS
19 43 (16.80%) JavaScript
20 42 (16.41%) Linux
21 40 (15.63%) Animation
21 40 (15.63%) Algorithms
22 35 (13.67%) Visualisation
22 35 (13.67%) Qt
23 34 (13.28%) HTML
24 33 (12.89%) Python
24 33 (12.89%) CAD
24 33 (12.89%) OOD
25 30 (11.72%) .NET

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (10.16%) Photoshop
2 21 (8.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (7.42%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (3.91%) CINEMA 4D
4 10 (3.91%) Fireworks
5 7 (2.73%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (2.34%) 3ds Max
6 6 (2.34%) MS Office
7 3 (1.17%) Maya
7 3 (1.17%) Blender
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.78%) InDesign
8 2 (0.78%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.39%) MODO
9 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.39%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) GitHub
1 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) HTTP
2 6 (2.34%) Internet
3 3 (1.17%) 3G
3 3 (1.17%) CTI
4 2 (0.78%) Multicast
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.86%) SQLite
2 11 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.13%) Xcode
2 8 (3.13%) NUnit
2 8 (3.13%) Subversion
2 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.56%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.17%) WinDbg
6 3 (1.17%) GDB
7 2 (0.78%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 99 (38.67%) Games
2 21 (8.20%) Military
3 18 (7.03%) Marketing
4 17 (6.64%) Electronics
5 9 (3.52%) Retail
6 7 (2.73%) Finance
7 6 (2.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Automotive
9 2 (0.78%) Law
9 2 (0.78%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (44.53%) Developer
2 100 (39.06%) Software Engineer
3 50 (19.53%) C++ Developer
4 37 (14.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 36 (14.06%) Software Developer
6 26 (10.16%) Senior Software Engineer
7 22 (8.59%) Programmer
8 19 (7.42%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Designer
10 17 (6.64%) Graphics Programmer
11 16 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
12 15 (5.86%) C++ Programmer
13 11 (4.30%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.91%) Software Programmer
14 10 (3.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 10 (3.91%) Graphic Designer
15 9 (3.52%) Mobile Developer
15 9 (3.52%) Graphics Developer
16 8 (3.13%) iOS Developer
16 8 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (44.53%) OpenGL
2 64 (25.00%) DirectX
3 54 (21.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 35 (13.67%) Qt
5 34 (13.28%) HTML
6 30 (11.72%) .NET
7 22 (8.59%) CSS
8 19 (7.42%) jQuery
9 18 (7.03%) HTML5
10 16 (6.25%) Web Services
11 15 (5.86%) iOS SDK
12 14 (5.47%) Middleware
13 12 (4.69%) REST
13 12 (4.69%) WPF
13 12 (4.69%) AngularJS
14 11 (4.30%) MFC
14 11 (4.30%) WCF
15 10 (3.91%) XML
16 9 (3.52%) WinForms
17 8 (3.13%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 105 (41.02%) Mathematics
2 97 (37.89%) Computer Science
3 56 (21.88%) Physics
4 40 (15.63%) Animation
4 40 (15.63%) Algorithms
5 35 (13.67%) Visualisation
6 23 (8.98%) Graphic Design
6 23 (8.98%) CUDA
7 20 (7.81%) User Experience
8 18 (7.03%) Photography
9 15 (5.86%) Client/Server
10 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (3.13%) Data Structures
11 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
11 8 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 7 (2.73%) Motion Graphics
12 7 (2.73%) Mobile Games
13 6 (2.34%) Video Editing
13 6 (2.34%) Interactive TV
13 6 (2.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.17%) Windows
2 46 (17.97%) Android
3 44 (17.19%) Apple iOS
4 42 (16.41%) Linux
5 24 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.13%) UNIX
7 7 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.34%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.78%) Tizen
9 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.97%) Software Engineering
2 83 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (27.73%) OO
3 71 (27.73%) Multithreading
4 45 (17.58%) 3D Modelling
5 33 (12.89%) OOD
5 33 (12.89%) CAD
6 30 (11.72%) 3D Programming
7 25 (9.77%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.42%) TDD
9 18 (7.03%) Android Development
10 17 (6.64%) Workflow
11 16 (6.25%) Scrum
11 16 (6.25%) iOS Development
12 15 (5.86%) Project Management
13 14 (5.47%) Image Processing
14 13 (5.08%) Time Management
14 13 (5.08%) 3D Rendering
15 12 (4.69%) OOP
16 11 (4.30%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (75.78%) C++
2 96 (37.50%) C#
3 65 (25.39%) C
4 43 (16.80%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.89%) Python
6 30 (11.72%) HLSL
7 18 (7.03%) Objective-C
8 13 (5.08%) Java
9 11 (4.30%) SQL
9 11 (4.30%) GLSL
10 10 (3.91%) PHP
11 8 (3.13%) VC++
12 5 (1.95%) ActionScript
12 5 (1.95%) C++/CLI
12 5 (1.95%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (1.17%) Perl
13 3 (1.17%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.17%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.78%) Tcl
14 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 121 (47.27%) Degree
2 28 (10.94%) PhD
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) HNC
4 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (6.64%) Apple
2 15 (5.86%) Adobe
3 10 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.52%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.73%) Google
6 6 (2.34%) Netbiscuits
6 6 (2.34%) Kony
6 6 (2.34%) Volantis
6 6 (2.34%) Sencha
6 6 (2.34%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.17%) Freescale
8 2 (0.78%) Cadence
8 2 (0.78%) Xilinx
8 2 (0.78%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (0.78%) Altera
8 2 (0.78%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (0.78%) Synopsys
9 1 (0.39%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.39%) Facebook
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