Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 3D Graphics in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3D Graphics over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3D Graphics
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1111 1077
Rank change year-on-year +34 -34 +72
Permanent jobs citing 3D Graphics 82 82 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.047% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 68 146
UK median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £62,875 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +39.71% +13.33% -25.00%

3D Graphics 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,974 77,686 82,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.83% 44.50% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56,413 58,483 67,466
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

3D Graphics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3D Graphics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3D Graphics.

Salary trend for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3D Graphics over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for 3D Graphics in the UK

3D Graphics
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Graphics within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
UK excluding London +29 69 £47,500 +39.71% 20
England +35 68 £47,500 +26.67% 27
Midlands +27 15 £47,500 +46.15% 2
London +9 13 £50,000 +25.00% 8
South East +7 13 £52,500 +54.41% 7
South West +7 11 £55,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +6 11 £57,500 +76.92% 6
Scotland -1 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +31 9 £47,500 +72.73% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £32,500 - 1
North of England +22 5 £32,500 -45.83% 1
North West +13 5 £32,500 -45.83%
Wales - 4 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing 3D Graphics 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 with a requirement for 3D Graphics.

1 61 (74.39%) C++
2 45 (54.88%) Mathematics
3 44 (53.66%) Software Engineering
3 44 (53.66%) C#
4 33 (40.24%) Games
4 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (39.02%) Visual Studio
6 31 (37.80%) Windows
7 30 (36.59%) Degree
8 29 (35.37%) Computer Science
9 25 (30.49%) OpenGL
10 24 (29.27%) Algorithms
11 20 (24.39%) OO
12 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
13 18 (21.95%) Android
13 18 (21.95%) WPF
14 17 (20.73%) Client/Server
15 16 (19.51%) OOP
15 16 (19.51%) .NET
15 16 (19.51%) Java
15 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.29%) Physics
17 14 (17.07%) C
17 14 (17.07%) MFC
17 14 (17.07%) Scrum
17 14 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (15.85%) DirectX
18 13 (15.85%) PhD
19 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
20 11 (13.41%) Linux

3D Graphics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.22%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.22%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.22%) GIMP
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.88%) iTunes
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Google Play
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) Spatial Data
2 7 (8.54%) GIS
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (39.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Android Studio
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.10%) WiX
4 4 (4.88%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.88%) NUnit
4 4 (4.88%) ReSharper
4 4 (4.88%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (40.24%) Games
2 9 (10.98%) Law
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.10%) Automotive
6 4 (4.88%) Marketing
7 3 (3.66%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.44%) Electronics
9 1 (1.22%) Finance
9 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) Software Developer
2 25 (30.49%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) C++ Developer
4 13 (15.85%) C++ Software Developer
5 11 (13.41%) 3D Developer
6 8 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Mobile Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Scientific Software Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Algorithm Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Optimisation Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Graduate
10 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.66%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Games Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Graphics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) OpenGL
2 18 (21.95%) WPF
3 16 (19.51%) .NET
4 14 (17.07%) MFC
5 13 (15.85%) DirectX
6 11 (13.41%) OpenCL
7 10 (12.20%) OpenGL ES
7 10 (12.20%) Vulkan
8 8 (9.76%) HTML
9 6 (7.32%) Java SE
9 6 (7.32%) WebGL
9 6 (7.32%) XML
10 5 (6.10%) HTML5
10 5 (6.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.88%) CSS
11 4 (4.88%) LINQ
11 4 (4.88%) Task Parallel Library
11 4 (4.88%) WCF
12 3 (3.66%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Computer Science
2 24 (29.27%) Algorithms
3 17 (20.73%) Client/Server
4 8 (9.76%) CUDA
5 5 (6.10%) Animation
6 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.88%) iPhone
6 4 (4.88%) PlayStation
6 4 (4.88%) Xbox
7 3 (3.66%) GPGPU
8 2 (2.44%) User Experience
9 1 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.22%) Biotechnology
9 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.22%) Photography
9 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Windows
2 18 (21.95%) Android
3 11 (13.41%) Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Mathematics
2 44 (53.66%) Software Engineering
3 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.39%) OO
5 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
6 16 (19.51%) OOP
7 15 (18.29%) Physics
8 14 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (17.07%) Scrum
9 9 (10.98%) OOD
10 8 (9.76%) 3D Programming
10 8 (9.76%) Multithreaded Programming
10 8 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (9.76%) SDLC
11 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
12 5 (6.10%) 3D Modelling
12 5 (6.10%) CAD
12 5 (6.10%) Game Development
12 5 (6.10%) QMS
12 5 (6.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) C++
2 44 (53.66%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) Java
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.07%) C
5 9 (10.98%) VC++
5 9 (10.98%) XAML
6 7 (8.54%) GLSL
7 6 (7.32%) SQL
8 4 (4.88%) ActionScript
8 4 (4.88%) ActionScript 3.0
8 4 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.88%) VB
9 3 (3.66%) Delphi
9 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.66%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.44%) Python
11 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.22%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) PhD
3 11 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (7.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) DICOM
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe
4 1 (1.22%) Google
4 1 (1.22%) QNX
4 1 (1.22%) Samsung
4 1 (1.22%) Wind River