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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1192 1002 771
Rank change year-on-year -190 -231 +326
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 48 15 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 0.32% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 14
10th Percentile £28,653 £33,000 £23,050
25th Percentile £30,265 £40,000 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,730 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -31.71% +5.88% +41.67%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £49,688
90th Percentile £70,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,730 £43,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -29.36% -0.57% -

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 14,904 8,694 4,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.91% 7.55% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,378 5,412 3,233
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,885 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.26% +5.61% +11.84%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +13.24%

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 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Top 13 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -130 46 £30,730 -31.71% 4
UK excluding London -39 39 £30,730 -29.36% 2
South East - 14 £30,730 -
Midlands -36 12 - -
West Midlands - 11 - -
London -178 8 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North of England -51 7 £27,250 -9.17% 2
North West - 5 £27,250 - 1
South West -20 4 - -
Yorkshire -14 2 - - 1
Work from Home -223 2 £60,000 +17.65% 2
Wales - 2 - -
East Midlands -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 32 (66.67%) Degree
2 30 (62.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 26 (54.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (54.17%) Agile
3 26 (54.17%) Software Engineering
4 25 (52.08%) Business Development
4 25 (52.08%) SC Cleared
4 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
4 25 (52.08%) 3D Modelling
4 25 (52.08%) ArcGIS
4 25 (52.08%) Law
4 25 (52.08%) Legal
4 25 (52.08%) Military
4 25 (52.08%) Systems Engineering
5 20 (41.67%) Animation
6 18 (37.50%) Games
7 17 (35.42%) Maya
8 16 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
9 15 (31.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (31.25%) Adobe
9 15 (31.25%) Visualisation
10 10 (20.83%) V-Ray
10 10 (20.83%) Autodesk
11 8 (16.67%) Automotive
11 8 (16.67%) CAD
11 8 (16.67%) Social Skills
12 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
12 7 (14.58%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (12.50%) Sun
13 6 (12.50%) Blender

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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (52.08%) ArcGIS
2 5 (10.42%) Kinematics
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Maya
2 6 (12.50%) Blender
3 5 (10.42%) CATIA
3 5 (10.42%) Fusion 360
3 5 (10.42%) Photoshop
3 5 (10.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (6.25%) AutoCAD
4 3 (6.25%) NUKE
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (4.17%) MotionBuilder
5 2 (4.17%) SketchUp
5 2 (4.17%) ZBrush
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.08%) FreeHand
6 1 (2.08%) Houdini
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (62.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 25 (52.08%) Law
2 25 (52.08%) Legal
2 25 (52.08%) Military
3 18 (37.50%) Games
4 8 (16.67%) Automotive
4 8 (16.67%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) 3D Visualiser
3 4 (8.33%) Animator
4 3 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (4.17%) 3D Animator
5 2 (4.17%) 3D Designer
5 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Creative Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Data Visualisation Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Artist
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 15 (31.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (20.83%) V-Ray
4 5 (10.42%) EDI
5 1 (2.08%) Qt
5 1 (2.08%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Animation
2 7 (14.58%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.08%) Ray Tracing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile
1 26 (54.17%) Continuous Improvement
1 26 (54.17%) Software Engineering
2 25 (52.08%) 3D Modelling
2 25 (52.08%) Business Development
2 25 (52.08%) Systems Engineering
3 15 (31.25%) Visualisation
4 8 (16.67%) CAD
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.42%) 3D Visualisation
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
7 3 (6.25%) Game Development
7 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.17%) 3D Animation
8 2 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (4.17%) Physics
8 2 (4.17%) Post-Production
8 2 (4.17%) Time Management
8 2 (4.17%) Visual Effects
9 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) C++
2 2 (4.17%) MAXScript
3 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) Lua
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Degree
2 25 (52.08%) SC Cleared
2 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Adobe
2 10 (20.83%) Autodesk
3 6 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.08%) Foundry
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.08%) NVIDIA