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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3D Graphics
Rank 734 731 711
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 172 140 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 144 121 167
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £45,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
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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 +28 171 £40,000 +14.28% 17
London +4 48 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Manchester +25 42 £38,000 +16.92% 1
North West +9 42 £38,000 +16.92% 2
East Midlands +13 26 £37,500 +18.11% 1
Derbyshire - 22 £37,500 -
Derby - 21 £37,500 -
East of England +3 18 £40,000 +77.77% 3
North East +8 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire +3 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Chessington - 16 £41,250 -
Salford - 15 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 15 £40,000 -
South East -34 14 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +9 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Northumberland - 9 - -
South West -19 8 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Tyne and Wear -8 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Gateshead - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -6 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Bristol -7 4 £32,500 - 2
Chatham - 4 £46,250 -
Coventry - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 - 1
Northampton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -12 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire -39 3 £31,000 -32.97% 2

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 213 (64.74%) C++
2 161 (48.94%) Software Engineering
3 130 (39.51%) OpenGL
4 115 (34.95%) Games
5 101 (30.70%) Computer Science
6 100 (30.40%) Degree
7 98 (29.79%) Mathematics
8 82 (24.92%) Java
9 77 (23.40%) Linux
10 76 (23.10%) Physics
11 75 (22.80%) Windows
12 73 (22.19%) C
13 72 (21.88%) Python
13 72 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (21.28%) C#
15 67 (20.36%) .NET
16 60 (18.24%) HTML
17 56 (17.02%) OOD
17 56 (17.02%) Visualisation
18 54 (16.41%) JavaScript
19 53 (16.11%) Qt
20 52 (15.81%) PhD
20 52 (15.81%) DirectX
21 45 (13.68%) OO
22 44 (13.37%) HTML5
22 44 (13.37%) OpenCL
23 41 (12.46%) Multithreading
24 38 (11.55%) Android
25 37 (11.25%) Animation
26 33 (10.03%) Mac OS X

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.61%) Node.js
2 1 (0.30%) WordPress
2 1 (0.30%) IIS
2 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 18 (5.47%) Adobe After Effects
3 13 (3.95%) 3ds Max
4 11 (3.34%) Maya
5 9 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (2.43%) Blender
6 8 (2.43%) Acrobat
7 6 (1.82%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.52%) InDesign
9 3 (0.91%) MS Office
9 3 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.91%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.61%) CorelDRAW
10 2 (0.61%) MS Excel
11 1 (0.30%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.22%) Big Data
2 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (4.26%) VTune
2 12 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.43%) WinDbg
4 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.91%) NUnit
6 2 (0.61%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.30%) Xcode
7 1 (0.30%) FishEye
General
1 115 (34.95%) Games
2 19 (5.78%) Retail
3 17 (5.17%) Marketing
4 10 (3.04%) Multimedia
5 9 (2.74%) Electronics
6 7 (2.13%) Legal
7 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.82%) Automotive
8 5 (1.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 140 (42.55%) Developer
2 126 (38.30%) Software Engineer
3 65 (19.76%) Software Developer
4 61 (18.54%) C++ Developer
5 37 (11.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 35 (10.64%) C++ Software Developer
7 33 (10.03%) Programmer
8 24 (7.29%) Designer
9 19 (5.78%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.56%) GUI Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Java Programmer
11 14 (4.26%) Games Developer
12 13 (3.95%) Software Programmer
13 11 (3.34%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) GUI Programmer
15 9 (2.74%) Java Software Developer
15 9 (2.74%) Senior Account Manager
15 9 (2.74%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (39.51%) OpenGL
2 67 (20.36%) .NET
3 60 (18.24%) HTML
4 53 (16.11%) Qt
5 52 (15.81%) DirectX
6 44 (13.37%) HTML5
6 44 (13.37%) OpenCL
7 28 (8.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 27 (8.21%) HTML5 Canvas
8 27 (8.21%) WebGL
9 26 (7.90%) CSS
10 20 (6.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 20 (6.08%) Direct3D
11 18 (5.47%) MFC
12 13 (3.95%) Flash
13 12 (3.65%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.34%) OpenGL ES
14 11 (3.34%) Unreal Engine
15 9 (2.74%) WPF
15 9 (2.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 101 (30.70%) Computer Science
2 98 (29.79%) Mathematics
3 76 (23.10%) Physics
4 56 (17.02%) Visualisation
5 37 (11.25%) Animation
6 30 (9.12%) CUDA
7 21 (6.38%) Device Driver
7 21 (6.38%) Augmented Reality
8 20 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 14 (4.26%) Client/Server
9 14 (4.26%) Streaming Video
9 14 (4.26%) Firmware
10 11 (3.34%) Video Editing
11 9 (2.74%) GPGPU
12 8 (2.43%) Xbox
12 8 (2.43%) MPEG
13 7 (2.13%) GIS
14 6 (1.82%) iPhone
15 5 (1.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.40%) Linux
2 75 (22.80%) Windows
3 38 (11.55%) Android
4 33 (10.03%) Mac OS X
5 18 (5.47%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.56%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.82%) UNIX
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (48.94%) Software Engineering
2 72 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (17.02%) OOD
4 45 (13.68%) OO
5 41 (12.46%) Multithreading
6 32 (9.73%) CAD
6 32 (9.73%) 3D Modelling
7 30 (9.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (7.29%) Image Processing
9 19 (5.78%) Time Management
10 17 (5.17%) 3D Rendering
11 16 (4.86%) Scrum
11 16 (4.86%) 3D Visualisation
12 15 (4.56%) UML
12 15 (4.56%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.65%) Video Processing
14 11 (3.34%) OOP
15 9 (2.74%) 3D Animation
16 8 (2.43%) Web Development
16 8 (2.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 213 (64.74%) C++
2 82 (24.92%) Java
3 73 (22.19%) C
4 72 (21.88%) Python
5 70 (21.28%) C#
6 54 (16.41%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.86%) GLSL
8 15 (4.56%) HLSL
9 13 (3.95%) Lua
10 12 (3.65%) Embedded C
11 9 (2.74%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.13%) ActionScript
12 7 (2.13%) Perl
13 6 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (1.82%) VC++
14 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.22%) MAXScript
14 4 (1.22%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 100 (30.40%) Degree
2 52 (15.81%) PhD
3 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (6.69%) Adobe
2 7 (2.13%) Apple
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.13%) Sony
3 4 (1.22%) Twitter
4 3 (0.91%) Autodesk
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle
5 2 (0.61%) EMC
5 2 (0.61%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.30%) Alterian
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