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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 882 877 873
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 13 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 0.078% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 22
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.78%

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
16723 17047 16407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.26% 14.87% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13512 13741 13614
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
(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
England -24 13 £35,000 +40.00% 4
South East +5 4 - -
Oxford - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
London +9 3 £25,500 +24.39%
East of England +8 2 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Essex +7 2 £42,500 +41.66% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Barton-upon-Humber +1 2 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire -2 2 £30,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £42,500 - 1
North West +11 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 28 (52.83%) Animation
2 27 (50.94%) Photoshop
2 27 (50.94%) Maya
3 23 (43.40%) Adobe
4 21 (39.62%) 3D Graphics
4 21 (39.62%) Adobe After Effects
5 19 (35.85%) CINEMA 4D
5 19 (35.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (30.19%) Python
7 15 (28.30%) C++
7 15 (28.30%) InDesign
8 14 (26.42%) Games
8 14 (26.42%) Marketing
9 12 (22.64%) 3D Modelling
10 11 (20.75%) Graphic Design
10 11 (20.75%) Android
10 11 (20.75%) GLSL
11 10 (18.87%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) Video Editing
11 10 (18.87%) Multimedia
11 10 (18.87%) Retail
11 10 (18.87%) Java
12 9 (16.98%) MAXScript
12 9 (16.98%) V-Ray
13 8 (15.09%) OpenUP
13 8 (15.09%) Digital Media
13 8 (15.09%) C
13 8 (15.09%) ATL
14 7 (13.21%) OpenGL
14 7 (13.21%) Motion Graphics

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.66%) CMS
1 3 (5.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Photoshop
1 27 (50.94%) Maya
2 21 (39.62%) Adobe After Effects
3 19 (35.85%) CINEMA 4D
3 19 (35.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (28.30%) InDesign
5 7 (13.21%) Blender
6 6 (11.32%) Final Cut Pro
6 6 (11.32%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (7.55%) AutoCAD
8 3 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (1.89%) ZBrush
9 1 (1.89%) Mudbox
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.89%) Houdini
9 1 (1.89%) FrameMaker
9 1 (1.89%) MS Office
9 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) VPN
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) NAS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.89%) Redmine
3 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.42%) Games
1 14 (26.42%) Marketing
2 10 (18.87%) Retail
2 10 (18.87%) Multimedia
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Designer
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Programmer
3 8 (15.09%) Digital Designer
4 7 (13.21%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 7 (13.21%) Graphic Designer
5 5 (9.43%) 3D Artist
6 4 (7.55%) C++ Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Java Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Tools Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Graphics Programmer
6 4 (7.55%) Python Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Multimedia Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Graphics Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Junior
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Multimedia Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Art Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) V-Ray
2 8 (15.09%) ATL
3 7 (13.21%) OpenGL
3 7 (13.21%) OpenGL ES
4 6 (11.32%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) Flash
5 5 (9.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (7.55%) PyQt
7 3 (5.66%) CGI
7 3 (5.66%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) Animation
2 21 (39.62%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (20.75%) Graphic Design
4 10 (18.87%) Video Editing
5 8 (15.09%) Digital Media
6 7 (13.21%) Motion Graphics
7 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.55%) Photography
8 4 (7.55%) Smartphone
9 3 (5.66%) SCORM
9 3 (5.66%) FMCG
9 3 (5.66%) Learning Management System
10 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (3.77%) Blog
11 1 (1.89%) Online Games
11 1 (1.89%) Mobile Games
11 1 (1.89%) User Experience
11 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Android
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) 3D Modelling
2 8 (15.09%) OpenUP
3 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.66%) CAD
4 3 (5.66%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Content Management
4 3 (5.66%) Time Management
4 3 (5.66%) Game Development
4 3 (5.66%) Line Management
5 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.89%) Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.89%) Coaching
6 1 (1.89%) Android Development
6 1 (1.89%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) C++
3 11 (20.75%) GLSL
4 10 (18.87%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) MAXScript
6 8 (15.09%) C
7 3 (5.66%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Adobe
2 6 (11.32%) Autodesk
3 3 (5.66%) Kenexa
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Google
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