The median annual salary for a 3D Software Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3D Software Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 951 966
Rank change year-on-year +98 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3D Software Engineer 5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.003% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Median salary £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +77.77% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3D Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured 3D Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3D Software Engineer in the UK

3D Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3D Software Engineer in the UK

3D Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3D Software Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3D Software Engineer in the UK

3D Software Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3D Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +106 4 £80,000 +77.77% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £80,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £80,000 - 1
London - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £80,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

3D Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 3D Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring 3D Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Fortran
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) Military
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (33.33%) Deep Learning
5 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (33.33%) Game Theory
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Vision
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming

3D Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (50.00%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Vision
5 2 (33.33%) Deep Learning
5 2 (33.33%) Game Theory
5 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) Reinforcement Learning
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Fortran
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD