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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
Rank 864 787 889
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +102
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 39 80 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.075% 0.030%
As % of the Applications category 0.23% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%

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
17261 16073 17252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 15.10% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13721 13390 14699
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 15 September 2014 within the UK.

3ds Max Salary Histogram in the UK

3ds Max
Top 23 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 15 September 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 -80 37 £40,000 +8.10% 8
East of England -12 16 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £40,000 - 1
London -14 10 £40,000 +41.59% 3
Cambridge - 10 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -27 5 - - 1
South East -49 3 £26,000 -30.66% 1
North West -26 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £26,000 -
Dundee - 2 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Manchester -22 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £37,500 -
Colchester - 1 £27,500 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £27,500 -
Kent - 1 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1

3ds Max
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 31 (50.82%) Photoshop
2 27 (44.26%) Maya
3 24 (39.34%) Games
3 24 (39.34%) C++
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 19 (31.15%) Java
4 19 (31.15%) Degree
4 19 (31.15%) 3D Modelling
5 18 (29.51%) 3D Graphics
6 16 (26.23%) Android
7 14 (22.95%) Flash
7 14 (22.95%) Adobe
8 13 (21.31%) Linux
8 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (21.31%) HTML
8 13 (21.31%) CINEMA 4D
9 12 (19.67%) OpenGL
9 12 (19.67%) GLSL
10 11 (18.03%) Game Development
10 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.39%) Animation
12 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (14.75%) Windows
12 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.11%) User Experience
13 8 (13.11%) CSS
14 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.48%) C
14 7 (11.48%) Multimedia
14 7 (11.48%) Subversion

3ds Max
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Photoshop
2 27 (44.26%) Maya
3 13 (21.31%) CINEMA 4D
4 9 (14.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (11.48%) Blender
5 7 (11.48%) ZBrush
6 6 (9.84%) Mudbox
6 6 (9.84%) AutoCAD
6 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
7 5 (8.20%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (6.56%) MS Office
9 2 (3.28%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
10 1 (1.64%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.64%) Revit
10 1 (1.64%) Swift 3D
10 1 (1.64%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) Wireless
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (4.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (39.34%) Games
2 7 (11.48%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 5 (8.20%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) C++ Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) Java Programmer
4 6 (9.84%) Designer
4 6 (9.84%) Tools Programmer
5 4 (6.56%) 3D Artist
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Artist
7 2 (3.28%) Art Director
7 2 (3.28%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Designer
8 1 (1.64%) CAD Designer
8 1 (1.64%) Interactive Developer
8 1 (1.64%) 3D Visualiser
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Flash
2 13 (21.31%) HTML
3 12 (19.67%) OpenGL
4 8 (13.11%) CSS
5 6 (9.84%) OpenGL ES
6 5 (8.20%) HTML5
7 4 (6.56%) Qt
7 4 (6.56%) .NET
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) XML
7 4 (6.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (4.92%) PyQt
8 3 (4.92%) V-Ray
9 2 (3.28%) CGI
10 1 (1.64%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.64%) WebGL
10 1 (1.64%) iOS SDK
10 1 (1.64%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (16.39%) Animation
3 8 (13.11%) User Experience
4 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
5 6 (9.84%) Smartphone
5 6 (9.84%) Graphic Design
6 5 (8.20%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.28%) FMCG
8 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Android
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) 3D Modelling
2 11 (18.03%) Game Development
2 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.20%) Workflow
3 5 (8.20%) Time Management
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience Design
4 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
4 4 (6.56%) 3D Rendering
4 4 (6.56%) 3D Visualisation
4 4 (6.56%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.92%) Web Development
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL
5 3 (4.92%) OOP
5 3 (4.92%) OO
6 2 (3.28%) Android Development
6 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.64%) Line Management
7 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) C++
1 24 (39.34%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) Java
3 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) GLSL
5 7 (11.48%) C
6 6 (9.84%) C#
6 6 (9.84%) MAXScript
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
8 3 (4.92%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) CCNA
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Adobe
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Twitter
3 3 (4.92%) Acronis
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) Apple
3 3 (4.92%) Perforce
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Macromedia
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