Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1150 1185 1280
Rank change year-on-year +35 +95 -15
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 13 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Applications category 0.085% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 32
UK median annual salary £35,500 £34,875 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% -0.36% -12.50%
10th Percentile £19,750 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -19.12% -15.00%

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 15219 16995 21807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.71% 8.87% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11811 13903 17434
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,375 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for 3ds Max in the UK

3ds Max
Top 10 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 18 October 2017. 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 +55 12 £35,500 +1.79% 3
UK excluding London +64 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
South East +66 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Midlands +37 3 £45,000 +63.64%
West Midlands +26 3 £45,000 +80.00%
North of England +14 2 £24,750 -1.00% 1
South West +8 2 £21,500 -42.67%
North West -8 1 £21,000 -16.00% 1
London -16 1 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing 3ds Max also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 3ds Max.

1 9 (69.23%) Maya
2 7 (53.85%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (38.46%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Animation
5 3 (23.08%) Lua
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) ZBrush
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) MAXScript
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) MFC
7 1 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics

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 9 (69.23%) Maya
2 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (15.38%) ZBrush
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (7.69%) Blender
4 1 (7.69%) Houdini
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (7.69%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (7.69%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Junior
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Animator
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Animator
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Games Artist
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Maya Animator
4 1 (7.69%) Maya Artist
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Artist
4 1 (7.69%) Tools Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) MFC
3 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Animation
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
2 1 (7.69%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Android Development
1 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Game Development
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Lua
4 2 (15.38%) MAXScript
5 1 (7.69%) GLSL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft