Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1068 1165 1187
Rank change year-on-year +97 +22 +43
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 22 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.075% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
UK median annual salary £30,500 £30,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% -25.93% +15.71%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,500 £20,200
90th Percentile £37,000 £38,750 £52,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -1.67% -27.27% +32.00%

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 11,543 14,579 15,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.14% 8.74% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,039 11,295 11,684
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +2.94% +4.62%

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
Top 7 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 17 September 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 +106 17 £30,000 - 6
London +111 13 £30,000 -20.00% 1
UK excluding London +42 7 £29,500 -1.67% 5
South East +48 3 £29,500 -1.67% 2
Scotland +12 3 - -
North West +23 1 - -
North of England +15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (40.91%) Adobe
3 7 (31.82%) Maya
3 7 (31.82%) Animation
4 6 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (27.27%) CINEMA 4D
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) Games
5 5 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (22.73%) V-Ray
5 5 (22.73%) ZBrush
6 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Texturing
6 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (18.18%) MAXScript
7 3 (13.64%) WinForms
7 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Houdini
7 3 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (13.64%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (13.64%) User Experience
7 3 (13.64%) FumeFX
7 3 (13.64%) Game Development
7 3 (13.64%) Vectorworks
7 3 (13.64%) Qt

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 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (31.82%) Maya
3 6 (27.27%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (22.73%) ZBrush
5 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (13.64%) Houdini
7 2 (9.09%) AutoCAD
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (9.09%) MicroStation
7 2 (9.09%) NUKE
8 1 (4.55%) MODO
8 1 (4.55%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (4.55%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) FumeFX
General
1 5 (22.73%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Designer
2 3 (13.64%) 3D Animator
2 3 (13.64%) 3D Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Animator
2 3 (13.64%) Programmer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Artist
2 3 (13.64%) Tools Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) 3D Artist
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) AutoCAD Designer
3 2 (9.09%) CAD Designer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (22.73%) V-Ray
3 3 (13.64%) Qt
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) WPF
4 2 (9.09%) Corona SDK
5 1 (4.55%) CryEngine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Animation
2 3 (13.64%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Texturing
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 3 (13.64%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Game Development
2 3 (13.64%) Linear Algebra
2 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (13.64%) Physics
2 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Effects
2 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Storytelling
4 1 (4.55%) Post-Production
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) MAXScript
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) Vectorworks
3 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec