Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1039 1152 1202
Rank change year-on-year +113 +50 +22
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 24 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.084% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 13
UK median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,500 £19,150
90th Percentile £38,425 £38,750 £54,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £29,750 £28,500
% change year-on-year +4.20% +4.39% -21.38%

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 10,890 14,274 15,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.01% 8.76% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,615 10,986 12,287
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,450 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -1.57% +4.48% +3.08%

3ds Max
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3ds Max over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Top 9 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 16 November 2019. 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 +115 19 £31,000 +3.33% 7
London +92 11 £30,000 -20.00% 3
UK excluding London +61 11 £31,000 +4.20% 4
South East +27 4 £31,000 +3.33% 2
Scotland +20 3 - -
North of England +43 2 - - 1
North West +40 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 11 (45.83%) Photoshop
1 11 (45.83%) Adobe
2 9 (37.50%) Maya
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) CINEMA 4D
4 7 (29.17%) Games
5 6 (25.00%) Animation
6 5 (20.83%) Qt
6 5 (20.83%) ZBrush
6 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
6 5 (20.83%) Python
6 5 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (20.83%) Unreal Engine
7 4 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (16.67%) Texturing
7 4 (16.67%) Autodesk
7 4 (16.67%) MAXScript
7 4 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Vectorworks
8 3 (12.50%) V-Ray
8 3 (12.50%) Houdini
8 3 (12.50%) WinForms
8 3 (12.50%) Physics
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) AutoCAD
8 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 11 (45.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (37.50%) Maya
3 7 (29.17%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (20.83%) ZBrush
5 4 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (12.50%) AutoCAD
6 3 (12.50%) Houdini
7 2 (8.33%) LightWave 3D
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (8.33%) MicroStation
7 2 (8.33%) MODO
7 2 (8.33%) MotionBuilder
7 2 (8.33%) NUKE
8 1 (4.17%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) FumeFX
2 2 (8.33%) GCC
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (29.17%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Animator
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Artist
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Designer
2 3 (12.50%) Animator
2 3 (12.50%) Programmer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Artist
2 3 (12.50%) Tools Programmer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD Designer
3 2 (8.33%) CAD Designer
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Qt
1 5 (20.83%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (12.50%) V-Ray
3 3 (12.50%) WinForms
3 3 (12.50%) WPF
4 2 (8.33%) CGI
4 2 (8.33%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) Corona SDK
5 1 (4.17%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Animation
2 5 (20.83%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (16.67%) Texturing
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Game Development
3 3 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (12.50%) Physics
3 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Effects
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Code Optimisation
4 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) OO
4 2 (8.33%) OOD
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) MAXScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Autodesk
3 3 (12.50%) Vectorworks
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec