Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 1042 1166
Rank change year-on-year +370 +124 +37
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 19 23 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.21% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 8
Median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £37,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £31,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year +17.74% +4.20% +4.39%

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 3,035 11,031 14,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.07% 8.05% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,453 8,728 11,084
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +369 19 £40,000 +29.03% 7
London +278 10 £42,500 +41.67% 2
UK excluding London +326 8 £36,500 +17.74% 5
North of England +167 4 £28,750 - 2
North West +130 4 £28,750 - 2
Midlands +120 4 £41,250 -
West Midlands - 4 £41,250 -
Work from Home - 3 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Revit
2 8 (42.11%) SketchUp
3 7 (36.84%) MicroStation
3 7 (36.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (36.84%) Unreal Engine
3 7 (36.84%) Texturing
3 7 (36.84%) AutoCAD
3 7 (36.84%) ArchiCAD
4 6 (31.58%) 3D Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (21.05%) Games
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Autodesk
5 4 (21.05%) Project Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) Animation
6 3 (15.79%) MAXScript
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
7 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.53%) Game Development
7 2 (10.53%) Maya
7 2 (10.53%) GitHub
7 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
7 2 (10.53%) Adobe
7 2 (10.53%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (5.26%) CINEMA 4D

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 8 (42.11%) Revit
1 8 (42.11%) SketchUp
2 7 (36.84%) ArchiCAD
2 7 (36.84%) AutoCAD
2 7 (36.84%) MicroStation
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (10.53%) Maya
3 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (5.26%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (5.26%) InDesign
4 1 (5.26%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.26%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) G Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 3D Artist
2 4 (21.05%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) 3D Animator
3 2 (10.53%) 3D Modeller
3 2 (10.53%) Animator
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) 3D Designer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tools Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Tools Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 7 (36.84%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
2 1 (5.26%) Corona SDK
2 1 (5.26%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Animation
2 1 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Texturing
2 6 (31.58%) 3D Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) Project Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
5 2 (10.53%) Game Development
6 1 (5.26%) 3D Animation
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
6 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) MAXScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Autodesk
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce
3 1 (5.26%) Sage