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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 842 857 862
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 38 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 27
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%

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
17480 16336 16754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.82% 15.16% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14381 13236 14458
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 £35,000 £35,000

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 December 2014 within the UK.

3ds Max Salary Histogram in the UK

3ds Max
Top 22 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 December 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
(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 +12 36 £40,000 +11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £42,500 - 1
South East -4 10 £21,000 -37.77% 1
East of England -10 10 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire - 7 - -
Slough - 7 - -
London -9 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -18 5 £50,000 +38.88%
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 4 £50,000 +38.88%
Leeds -6 3 - -
Bristol - 3 - - 2
South West - 3 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Barton-upon-Humber - 2 £25,750 -
Dundee - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £25,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £21,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £25,750 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £50,000 -

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 36 (47.37%) Maya
2 35 (46.05%) C++
2 35 (46.05%) Python
3 33 (43.42%) Photoshop
3 33 (43.42%) 3D Graphics
4 26 (34.21%) Animation
5 25 (32.89%) Java
6 24 (31.58%) Games
6 24 (31.58%) Android
7 23 (30.26%) Adobe
7 23 (30.26%) 3D Modelling
7 23 (30.26%) GLSL
8 20 (26.32%) Degree
9 18 (23.68%) CINEMA 4D
10 16 (21.05%) Adobe After Effects
11 15 (19.74%) OpenGL
12 14 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (17.11%) Linux
13 13 (17.11%) Multimedia
13 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
13 13 (17.11%) Blender
13 13 (17.11%) OpenGL ES
14 12 (15.79%) Windows
14 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
14 12 (15.79%) MAXScript
14 12 (15.79%) Marketing
14 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
15 11 (14.47%) C
16 10 (13.16%) Smartphone

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.95%) CMS
1 3 (3.95%) WordPress
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (47.37%) Maya
2 33 (43.42%) Photoshop
3 18 (23.68%) CINEMA 4D
4 16 (21.05%) Adobe After Effects
5 14 (18.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (17.11%) Blender
7 9 (11.84%) InDesign
8 7 (9.21%) ZBrush
9 6 (7.89%) Mudbox
10 3 (3.95%) AutoCAD
10 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (3.95%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
11 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
11 1 (1.32%) MS Office
11 1 (1.32%) MODO
11 1 (1.32%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Wireless
1 3 (3.95%) NAS
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.32%) Redmine
General
1 24 (31.58%) Games
2 13 (17.11%) Multimedia
3 12 (15.79%) Marketing
4 9 (11.84%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Military
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Designer
2 14 (18.42%) Programmer
3 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Developer
4 10 (13.16%) C++ Programmer
4 10 (13.16%) Java Programmer
4 10 (13.16%) Tools Programmer
5 7 (9.21%) Digital Designer
6 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.58%) 3D Artist
7 4 (5.26%) Graphics Programmer
8 3 (3.95%) Graphics Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Multimedia Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Artist
8 3 (3.95%) Art Director
8 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Multimedia Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) OpenGL
2 13 (17.11%) OpenGL ES
3 7 (9.21%) PyQt
3 7 (9.21%) V-Ray
3 7 (9.21%) ATL
4 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 5 (6.58%) Flash
6 3 (3.95%) CGI
6 3 (3.95%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) XML
7 2 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (2.63%) CryEngine
8 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) 3D Graphics
2 26 (34.21%) Animation
3 10 (13.16%) Smartphone
4 9 (11.84%) Digital Media
5 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.58%) FMCG
6 5 (6.58%) Graphic Design
7 4 (5.26%) Video Editing
8 3 (3.95%) Photography
8 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
8 3 (3.95%) SCORM
9 2 (2.63%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (2.63%) Blog
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (2.63%) User Experience
10 1 (1.32%) Online Games
10 1 (1.32%) Open Source
10 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.32%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Android
2 13 (17.11%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Windows
4 9 (11.84%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) 3D Modelling
2 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.21%) OpenUP
4 6 (7.89%) Game Development
5 5 (6.58%) Time Management
5 5 (6.58%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.26%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Content Management
7 3 (3.95%) Workflow
7 3 (3.95%) OOP
7 3 (3.95%) OO
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL
9 1 (1.32%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.32%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.32%) Release Management
9 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.32%) Android Development
9 1 (1.32%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) C++
1 35 (46.05%) Python
2 25 (32.89%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) GLSL
4 12 (15.79%) MAXScript
5 11 (14.47%) C
6 3 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCSA
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) GPFS
2 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Adobe
2 5 (6.58%) Twitter
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Autodesk
4 3 (3.95%) Kenexa
5 2 (2.63%) Perforce
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Acronis
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Apple
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