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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3D Graphics
Rank 855 879 829
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -50
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 101 100 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 73 146
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%

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
43792 45081 49328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.60% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35333 35576 39107
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016 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 29 April 2016. 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 -4 89 £40,000 +6.66% 17
London +16 43 £40,000 +3.89% 4
South East +38 14 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Scotland +5 11 £30,000 +27.65%
East of England +18 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Chessington +2 10 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 10 £30,000 -
North West +9 9 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Manchester +2 9 £36,000 -4.00%
South West -7 8 £37,500 -14.08% 3
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 -
Bristol -2 6 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -20 4 £27,000 -16.92%
Berkshire - 4 £30,000 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Lichfield - 3 £29,000 -
Horsham - 3 £27,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £30,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Kings Langley - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £29,000 -
Cambridge +17 2 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Surrey -3 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £53,750 -
South Wales +8 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Cardiff 0 1 £40,000 +14.28%

3D Graphics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 115 (58.67%) C++
2 93 (47.45%) OpenGL
3 67 (34.18%) Games
4 63 (32.14%) Degree
5 55 (28.06%) HTML
6 54 (27.55%) Animation
7 52 (26.53%) Software Engineering
7 52 (26.53%) Mathematics
8 49 (25.00%) Adobe
9 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (22.96%) Multithreading
11 43 (21.94%) Adobe Illustrator
12 42 (21.43%) C
12 42 (21.43%) Python
13 41 (20.92%) User Experience
14 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
14 40 (20.41%) DirectX
14 40 (20.41%) Qt
15 39 (19.90%) Computer Science
15 39 (19.90%) CSS
16 37 (18.88%) Photoshop
17 36 (18.37%) C#
18 35 (17.86%) CAD
18 35 (17.86%) Visualisation
19 33 (16.84%) OO
20 31 (15.82%) Augmented Reality
21 28 (14.29%) PhD
22 27 (13.78%) Flash
22 27 (13.78%) Physics
23 26 (13.27%) 3D Visualisation

3D Graphics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (4.59%) WordPress
2 6 (3.06%) CMS
3 3 (1.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 43 (21.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 37 (18.88%) Photoshop
3 23 (11.73%) InDesign
4 22 (11.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (10.71%) 3ds Max
6 20 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (9.69%) Maya
8 14 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 7 (3.57%) MS Excel
10 6 (3.06%) Blender
11 5 (2.55%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (1.53%) MS Office
13 2 (1.02%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.51%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Magento
1 9 (4.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.08%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.63%) GIS
2 8 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.08%) Subversion
3 6 (3.06%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.02%) JIRA
5 2 (1.02%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 67 (34.18%) Games
2 23 (11.73%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.65%) Marketing
4 10 (5.10%) Finance
5 8 (4.08%) Electronics
5 8 (4.08%) Military
5 8 (4.08%) Multimedia
6 6 (3.06%) German Language
6 6 (3.06%) Japanese Language
7 5 (2.55%) Automotive
7 5 (2.55%) Retail
8 3 (1.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (41.33%) Developer
2 59 (30.10%) C++ Developer
3 38 (19.39%) Designer
4 33 (16.84%) Software Developer
4 33 (16.84%) Software Engineer
5 32 (16.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 24 (12.24%) 3D Developer
7 21 (10.71%) Digital Designer
8 20 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) 3D Artist
9 13 (6.63%) C++ GUI Developer
9 13 (6.63%) GUI Developer
10 10 (5.10%) 3D Software Engineer
10 10 (5.10%) Programmer
11 8 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.08%) Graphics Programmer
12 7 (3.57%) Graphic Designer
12 7 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
12 7 (3.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (47.45%) OpenGL
2 55 (28.06%) HTML
3 40 (20.41%) DirectX
3 40 (20.41%) Qt
4 39 (19.90%) CSS
5 27 (13.78%) Flash
6 24 (12.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 20 (10.20%) jQuery
8 19 (9.69%) HTML5
9 16 (8.16%) .NET
10 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.63%) Qt Quick
10 13 (6.63%) WebKit
11 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (5.61%) MFC
13 10 (5.10%) STL
14 7 (3.57%) Web Services
14 7 (3.57%) XML
15 5 (2.55%) CGI
15 5 (2.55%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.55%) Animation
2 52 (26.53%) Mathematics
3 41 (20.92%) User Experience
4 39 (19.90%) Computer Science
5 35 (17.86%) Visualisation
6 31 (15.82%) Augmented Reality
7 27 (13.78%) Physics
8 25 (12.76%) Algorithms
9 21 (10.71%) Motion Graphics
10 20 (10.20%) Psychology
11 18 (9.18%) CUDA
12 14 (7.14%) 3D Printing
12 14 (7.14%) Graphic Design
13 9 (4.59%) Kinect
14 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (3.57%) Online Games
16 6 (3.06%) Client/Server
16 6 (3.06%) Learning Management System
16 6 (3.06%) SCORM
16 6 (3.06%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Windows
2 24 (12.24%) Linux
3 19 (9.69%) Android
4 13 (6.63%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.59%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.02%) Unix
9 1 (0.51%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 46 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (22.96%) Multithreading
4 35 (17.86%) CAD
5 33 (16.84%) OO
6 26 (13.27%) 3D Visualisation
7 25 (12.76%) 3D Modelling
8 24 (12.24%) 3D Programming
9 23 (11.73%) TDD
10 20 (10.20%) Data Protection
10 20 (10.20%) OOP
11 19 (9.69%) Ethnography
12 13 (6.63%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.63%) SDLC
13 12 (6.12%) MVC
14 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.08%) Project Management
16 7 (3.57%) 3D Rendering
16 7 (3.57%) DNA
16 7 (3.57%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (58.67%) C++
2 42 (21.43%) C
2 42 (21.43%) Python
3 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.37%) C#
5 20 (10.20%) Java
6 11 (5.61%) SQL
7 10 (5.10%) Objective-C
8 8 (4.08%) HLSL
8 8 (4.08%) VC++
9 4 (2.04%) Tcl
10 3 (1.53%) Fortran
10 3 (1.53%) Lua
10 3 (1.53%) R
11 2 (1.02%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.02%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.02%) GLSL
11 2 (1.02%) Perl
11 2 (1.02%) PHP
12 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (32.14%) Degree
2 28 (14.29%) PhD
3 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 49 (25.00%) Adobe
2 16 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.06%) Kenexa
4 3 (1.53%) Apple
4 3 (1.53%) Cadence
4 3 (1.53%) Synopsys
5 2 (1.02%) Autodesk
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