Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 759 1083 1177
Rank change year-on-year +324 +94 +30
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 16 15 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.36% 0.13% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 7
Median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% +1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £30,000 £20,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £30,000 £32,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 - £29,750

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4,430 11,659 14,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.16% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,413 9,063 11,515
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.14% -1.43% +2.94%

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3ds Max as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3ds Max.

Salary trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3ds Max over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Top 8 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
England +345 16 £42,500 +41.67% 1
UK excluding London +271 8 £32,000 -
London +205 7 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Midlands - 6 £48,750 -
West Midlands - 6 £48,750 -
Work from Home - 3 £24,000 -
North West - 2 £24,000 -
North of England - 2 £24,000 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 with a requirement for 3ds Max.

1 9 (56.25%) Games
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
3 6 (37.50%) Revit
3 6 (37.50%) SketchUp
3 6 (37.50%) MAXScript
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) AutoCAD
4 5 (31.25%) ArchiCAD
4 5 (31.25%) Data Conversion
4 5 (31.25%) MicroStation
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe
6 3 (18.75%) Autodesk
6 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
6 3 (18.75%) Maya
6 3 (18.75%) GitHub
6 3 (18.75%) Game Development
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Animation
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (12.50%) NUKE
7 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) V-Ray
7 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (12.50%) MotionBuilder

3ds Max
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:

Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Revit
1 6 (37.50%) SketchUp
2 5 (31.25%) ArchiCAD
2 5 (31.25%) AutoCAD
2 5 (31.25%) MicroStation
3 3 (18.75%) Maya
3 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (12.50%) MotionBuilder
4 2 (12.50%) NUKE
4 2 (12.50%) ZBrush
5 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (6.25%) InDesign
5 1 (6.25%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (6.25%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) G Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (56.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Programmer
1 3 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) 3D Animator
2 2 (12.50%) Animator
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Tools Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Tools Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Artist
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Modeller
3 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (12.50%) V-Ray
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) Corona SDK
2 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Animation
1 3 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Data Conversion
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Game Development
4 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Texturing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) C++
1 6 (37.50%) MAXScript
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) Autodesk
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (6.25%) Sage