The table below looks at the statistics for 3ds Max skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3ds Max over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 878 908 881
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 12 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 0.073% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 16
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% +13.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +33.33%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16458 18058 17078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.88% 15.04% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13223 14598 14082
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

3ds Max
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

3ds Max Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Trend

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

3ds Max Salary Trend in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3ds Max over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 within the UK.

3ds Max Salary Histogram in the UK

3ds Max
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +2 12 £42,500 +61.90% 5
East of England +25 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Essex +8 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Brentwood - 5 £42,500 -
London +30 3 £30,750 +50.00%
East Midlands +16 1 - -
Watford +5 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Warwickshire -12 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -32 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Barton-upon-Humber - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £32,500 -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max.

1 29 (55.77%) Photoshop
2 28 (53.85%) Animation
3 26 (50.00%) Maya
4 25 (48.08%) Adobe
5 22 (42.31%) Adobe After Effects
6 19 (36.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (34.62%) CINEMA 4D
8 16 (30.77%) Marketing
8 16 (30.77%) InDesign
8 16 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
9 13 (25.00%) V-Ray
10 12 (23.08%) Games
11 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
11 11 (21.15%) Retail
12 10 (19.23%) Multimedia
12 10 (19.23%) Video Editing
12 10 (19.23%) Python
13 9 (17.31%) C++
13 9 (17.31%) Degree
14 8 (15.38%) Digital Media
14 8 (15.38%) OpenUP
14 8 (15.38%) ATL
15 7 (13.46%) HTML
15 7 (13.46%) Autodesk
15 7 (13.46%) MAXScript
15 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
15 7 (13.46%) Android
15 7 (13.46%) Motion Graphics
16 6 (11.54%) Final Cut Pro
16 6 (11.54%) GLSL

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing 3ds Max 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 3ds Max. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) CMS
1 3 (5.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (55.77%) Photoshop
2 26 (50.00%) Maya
3 22 (42.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 19 (36.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (34.62%) CINEMA 4D
6 16 (30.77%) InDesign
7 6 (11.54%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (11.54%) AutoCAD
7 6 (11.54%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (7.69%) Blender
9 2 (3.85%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.92%) ZBrush
10 1 (1.92%) Mudbox
10 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.92%) Houdini
10 1 (1.92%) FrameMaker
10 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) NAS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 16 (30.77%) Marketing
2 12 (23.08%) Games
3 11 (21.15%) Retail
4 10 (19.23%) Multimedia
5 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.77%) Military
7 2 (3.85%) Advertising
8 1 (1.92%) Publishing
8 1 (1.92%) Electronics
8 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Designer
2 9 (17.31%) Digital Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Motion Graphics Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Programmer
5 5 (9.62%) 3D Artist
6 4 (7.69%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 3 (5.77%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Multimedia Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Multimedia Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Tools Programmer
9 1 (1.92%) Tools Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) V-Ray
2 8 (15.38%) ATL
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 6 (11.54%) Flash
4 6 (11.54%) CGI
5 5 (9.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (7.69%) OpenGL ES
6 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
6 4 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (5.77%) PyQt
8 2 (3.85%) CSS
9 1 (1.92%) XML
9 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Animation
2 16 (30.77%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
4 10 (19.23%) Video Editing
5 8 (15.38%) Digital Media
6 7 (13.46%) Motion Graphics
7 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.69%) Photography
9 3 (5.77%) SCORM
9 3 (5.77%) FMCG
9 3 (5.77%) Learning Management System
10 2 (3.85%) Blog
10 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.92%) RIA
11 1 (1.92%) Online Games
11 1 (1.92%) Open Source
11 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) OpenUP
2 7 (13.46%) 3D Modelling
3 6 (11.54%) CAD
4 5 (9.62%) Supplier Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.77%) Time Management
5 3 (5.77%) Content Management
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 3 (5.77%) Line Management
6 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
7 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) Web Development
7 1 (1.92%) 3D Programming
7 1 (1.92%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) C++
3 7 (13.46%) MAXScript
4 6 (11.54%) GLSL
4 6 (11.54%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 4 (7.69%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Adobe
2 7 (13.46%) Autodesk
3 3 (5.77%) Kenexa
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) QNAP
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