Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 735 603 891
Rank change year-on-year -132 +288 +108
Permanent jobs citing Animation 266 71 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 129 59 101
10th Percentile £32,900 £33,750 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,625 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%

Animation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 43,581 16,512 45,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.57% 36.25% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26,494 13,529 35,265
10th Percentile £32,996 £33,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,254 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.26% +7.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £102,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Animation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Animation in England

Animation
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Animation in England.

Salary trend for Animation in England

Animation
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Animation in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Animation in England

Animation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -114 142 £50,000 -13.04% 25
Midlands -87 43 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -67 39 £62,500 -3.85% 2
North of England -106 29 £48,750 -11.36% 13
South East -138 26 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North West -60 24 £50,000 -9.09% 8
South West -87 20 £42,500 +41.67% 1
East of England -97 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Yorkshire -93 5 £31,250 -24.70% 3
East Midlands -67 4 £38,500 +40.00%
Animation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Animation.

1 101 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (33.08%) HTML
3 80 (30.08%) CSS
3 80 (30.08%) Social Skills
4 78 (29.32%) Games
5 70 (26.32%) React
6 62 (23.31%) JavaScript
7 53 (19.92%) Git (software)
8 51 (19.17%) User Experience
9 48 (18.05%) Photoshop
10 46 (17.29%) CMS
10 46 (17.29%) Node.js
11 45 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (16.92%) Marketing
12 44 (16.54%) Mobile App
13 41 (15.41%) Front End Development
13 41 (15.41%) Adobe
14 40 (15.04%) Degree
14 40 (15.04%) Artificial Intelligence
15 39 (14.66%) C++
16 37 (13.91%) Self-Motivation
17 35 (13.16%) WordPress
18 34 (12.78%) GreenSock GSAP
18 34 (12.78%) Vue.js
19 33 (12.41%) Virtual Team
20 30 (11.28%) C#
20 30 (11.28%) webpack
21 29 (10.90%) Interaction Design
21 29 (10.90%) Maya
21 29 (10.90%) Workflow

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (17.29%) CMS
2 35 (13.16%) WordPress
3 15 (5.64%) Drupal
4 13 (4.89%) Headless CMS
5 7 (2.63%) Joomla!
6 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) FormScape
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (18.05%) Photoshop
2 29 (10.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 29 (10.90%) Maya
3 27 (10.15%) Sketch
4 25 (9.40%) Adobe After Effects
5 24 (9.02%) Adobe XD
6 20 (7.52%) Figma
7 18 (6.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (5.26%) InDesign
9 13 (4.89%) InVision
10 12 (4.51%) Adobe Premiere
11 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (3.76%) Zeplin
12 9 (3.38%) Blender
13 8 (3.01%) 3ds Max
13 8 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (3.01%) ZBrush
14 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
14 7 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.38%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.89%) GitHub
2 20 (7.52%) AWS
3 15 (5.64%) Azure
4 13 (4.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 13 (4.89%) Firebase
4 13 (4.89%) npm
5 12 (4.51%) GCP
6 10 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (3.76%) SaaS
6 10 (3.76%) Serverless
7 7 (2.63%) Veeva
7 7 (2.63%) Yarn
8 6 (2.26%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (1.88%) Amazon Alexa
9 5 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.88%) Dialogflow
9 5 (1.88%) Siri
9 5 (1.88%) Slack
9 5 (1.88%) Trello
9 5 (1.88%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) Broadband
2 6 (2.26%) Internet
3 3 (1.13%) Skype
4 2 (0.75%) Extranet
5 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) NAS
5 1 (0.38%) NFC
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 14 (5.26%) MySQL
3 5 (1.88%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.13%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (19.92%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.28%) webpack
3 14 (5.26%) gulp
4 13 (4.89%) JIRA
5 10 (3.76%) Grunt
5 10 (3.76%) PostCSS
6 6 (2.26%) GitLab
6 6 (2.26%) Travis CI
7 5 (1.88%) Balsamiq
7 5 (1.88%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.13%) Babel
8 3 (1.13%) ESLint
8 3 (1.13%) Mocha
8 3 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.13%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.13%) Storybook
8 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.75%) Maven
9 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (30.08%) Social Skills
2 78 (29.32%) Games
3 45 (16.92%) Marketing
4 24 (9.02%) Advertising
5 17 (6.39%) Finance
6 14 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (4.51%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (3.76%) Automotive
9 9 (3.38%) Aerospace
9 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
10 8 (3.01%) Humanities
10 8 (3.01%) Manufacturing
11 6 (2.26%) German Language
11 6 (2.26%) Retail
12 5 (1.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (1.50%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (1.13%) Front Office
15 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (26.32%) Designer
2 68 (25.56%) Developer
3 33 (12.41%) UI Designer
4 30 (11.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (8.27%) Programmer
6 17 (6.39%) React Developer
7 16 (6.02%) Graphic Designer
8 11 (4.14%) Digital Designer
8 11 (4.14%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.76%) Gameplay Programmer
9 10 (3.76%) UI Engineer
10 9 (3.38%) Animator
10 9 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.01%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.01%) Digital Project Manager
11 8 (3.01%) Mathematical Modeller
12 7 (2.63%) Drupal Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.63%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.08%) HTML
2 80 (30.08%) CSS
3 70 (26.32%) React
4 46 (17.29%) Node.js
5 34 (12.78%) GreenSock GSAP
5 34 (12.78%) Vue.js
6 28 (10.53%) Sass
7 25 (9.40%) CSS3
8 23 (8.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 23 (8.65%) Unreal Engine
9 22 (8.27%) React Native
10 21 (7.89%) HTML5
10 21 (7.89%) WebGL
11 16 (6.02%) AngularJS
11 16 (6.02%) GraphQL
12 14 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
13 13 (4.89%) Electron Framework
13 13 (4.89%) Framer.js
13 13 (4.89%) HTML5 Canvas
13 13 (4.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.17%) User Experience
2 44 (16.54%) Mobile App
3 37 (13.91%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (12.41%) Virtual Team
5 19 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 18 (6.77%) Motion Graphics
7 17 (6.39%) Social Media
8 13 (4.89%) Data Structures
9 11 (4.14%) Video Editing
10 10 (3.76%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
12 8 (3.01%) Graphic Design
13 6 (2.26%) BBC
13 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
13 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
13 6 (2.26%) STB
14 4 (1.50%) e-Learning
14 4 (1.50%) Learning Management System
14 4 (1.50%) Replication
14 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.76%) Linux
1 10 (3.76%) Windows
2 8 (3.01%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.26%) Android
3 6 (2.26%) VMS
4 1 (0.38%) CentOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (15.41%) Front End Development
4 40 (15.04%) Artificial Intelligence
5 29 (10.90%) Interaction Design
5 29 (10.90%) Workflow
6 24 (9.02%) Computer Science
6 24 (9.02%) Web Development
7 23 (8.65%) Mathematics
8 22 (8.27%) Prototyping
9 21 (7.89%) Physics
10 19 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 18 (6.77%) Project Management
11 18 (6.77%) TDD
11 18 (6.77%) Visual Effects
11 18 (6.77%) Visualisation
12 17 (6.39%) 3D Animation
12 17 (6.39%) Data Analysis
12 17 (6.39%) Unit Testing
13 16 (6.02%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.31%) JavaScript
2 39 (14.66%) C++
3 30 (11.28%) C#
4 24 (9.02%) Python
5 18 (6.77%) ES6
6 17 (6.39%) C
7 16 (6.02%) PHP
8 11 (4.14%) Java
9 6 (2.26%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.26%) SQL
9 6 (2.26%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.50%) Go
11 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.38%) Elixir
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (15.04%) Degree
2 21 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.01%) PhD
4 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) Accessibility
2 15 (5.64%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (7.89%) Docker
2 6 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.89%) Terraform
3 6 (2.26%) Ansible
4 5 (1.88%) Packer
5 3 (1.13%) Rancher
6 1 (0.38%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 41 (15.41%) Adobe
2 26 (9.77%) Google
3 14 (5.26%) Apple
4 11 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.14%) Netlify
5 10 (3.76%) DoubleClick
6 7 (2.63%) Huawei
7 6 (2.26%) Intel
7 6 (2.26%) Perforce
7 6 (2.26%) VMware
8 5 (1.88%) Sage
8 5 (1.88%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.88%) WooCommerce
9 3 (1.13%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.75%) Spotify
11 1 (0.38%) IBM
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.38%) Samsung
11 1 (0.38%) Xamarin