Period
to 8 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Animation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Animation over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Animation
England > Midlands
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 228 -
Rank change year-on-year -64 - +370
Permanent jobs citing Animation 35 2 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.042% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £33,000 -
Median % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% -23.81%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,062 1,531 3,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.02% 31.86% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,901 1,240 3,094
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Animation in the Midlands

Animation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Animation in the Midlands

Animation
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Animation in the Midlands over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Animation in the Midlands

Animation
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Animation within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 8 December 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
West Midlands -67 29 £60,000 +55.84% 5
East Midlands -57 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Animation
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Animation.

1 22 (62.86%) Games
2 20 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
4 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) 3D Animation
5 10 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 10 (28.57%) Social Skills
5 10 (28.57%) Maya
6 9 (25.71%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Photoshop
7 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) Adobe
7 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
7 8 (22.86%) PhD
7 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
7 8 (22.86%) Econometrics
7 8 (22.86%) Logistics
7 8 (22.86%) Statistical Analysis
7 8 (22.86%) Statistics
7 8 (22.86%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) Humanities
7 8 (22.86%) Mathematical Modelling
7 8 (22.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (22.86%) User Experience
7 8 (22.86%) Regression Analysis
8 7 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (20.00%) Automotive
9 6 (17.14%) C

Animation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (2.86%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Maya
2 9 (25.71%) Photoshop
3 8 (22.86%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (17.14%) InDesign
6 5 (14.29%) Adobe XD
6 5 (14.29%) Figma
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (14.29%) Sketch
7 3 (8.57%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) AWS
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (62.86%) Games
2 10 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
3 8 (22.86%) Humanities
3 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
3 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.00%) Automotive
5 4 (11.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Programmer
2 8 (22.86%) Mathematical Modeller
3 6 (17.14%) Designer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Gameplay Programmer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Designer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Animator
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (17.14%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) Laravel
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (5.71%) V-Ray
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.14%) Data Structures
3 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 5 (14.29%) Motion Graphics
3 5 (14.29%) Replication
3 5 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Signage
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
2 13 (37.14%) Mathematics
3 11 (31.43%) 3D Animation
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 8 (22.86%) Econometrics
5 8 (22.86%) Logistics
5 8 (22.86%) Mathematical Modelling
5 8 (22.86%) Regression Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Statistics
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (17.14%) Game Development
6 6 (17.14%) Load Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 6 (17.14%) OO
6 6 (17.14%) Physics
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) UML
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) C
3 6 (17.14%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) ES6
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) PhD
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Adobe
2 3 (8.57%) Perforce
3 2 (5.71%) Autodesk