Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for 3ds Max skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3ds Max over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 647 739 856
Rank change year-on-year +92 +117 +72
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 8 7 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.017% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category 0.24% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,900 £47,500 £25,383
Median % change year-on-year -16.00% +87.13% -11.71%
UK median annual salary £42,250 £48,750 £25,383
% change year-on-year -13.33% +92.06% -32.31%

3ds Max is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,268 4,685 7,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.96% 7.63% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,374 3,618 5,211
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £59,850 £61,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing 3ds Max as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for 3ds Max in the UK excluding London

3ds Max
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3ds Max in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for 3ds Max in the UK excluding London

3ds Max
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3ds Max in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for 3ds Max in the UK excluding London

3ds Max
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3ds Max within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
South East - 3 £42,500 - 1
North West +39 2 £36,500 +52.08%
North of England +32 2 £36,500 +52.08%
Midlands +21 2 £47,400 -5.20%
East Midlands +15 2 £47,400 -0.21%
East of England - 1 £42,000 -
3ds Max
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT jobs citing 3ds Max 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for 3ds Max.

1 5 (62.50%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (50.00%) Autodesk
2 4 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (37.50%) V-Ray
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (37.50%) CAD
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe
3 3 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (37.50%) Maya
3 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) Texturing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Effects
4 2 (25.00%) FumeFX
4 2 (25.00%) Houdini
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Solid Edge
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SketchUp
5 1 (12.50%) Revit
5 1 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D

3ds Max
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (37.50%) Maya
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (25.00%) Houdini
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Solid Edge
2 2 (25.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (12.50%) Blender
3 1 (12.50%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (12.50%) LightWave 3D
3 1 (12.50%) Revit
3 1 (12.50%) SketchUp
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) FumeFX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Artist
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Games Artist
3 1 (12.50%) Games Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 4 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (37.50%) V-Ray
3 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (37.50%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) Texturing
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Effects
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft