Period
to 17 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 733 995 1101
Rank change year-on-year +262 +106 +69
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 23 20 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Applications category 0.61% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 18
Median annual salary £38,000 £31,750 £25,383
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.69% +25.08% -32.31%
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £31,000 £25,383
% change year-on-year +17.74% +22.13% +1.53%

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 3,781 10,012 13,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.11% 7.94% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,003 7,991 9,879
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 +279 23 £38,000 +22.58% 6
London +210 13 £42,500 +30.77% 3
UK excluding London +213 9 £36,500 +17.74% 3
North of England +97 6 £36,500 - 1
North West +91 6 £36,500 - 1
Work from Home - 5 £36,500 -
Midlands +87 2 £40,500 -14.74% 1
West Midlands - 2 £40,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 (47.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) AutoCAD
3 8 (34.78%) Texturing
3 8 (34.78%) Revit
3 8 (34.78%) SketchUp
4 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) MicroStation
4 7 (30.43%) ArchiCAD
5 6 (26.09%) Maya
5 6 (26.09%) Autodesk
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Animation
7 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.04%) Games
8 3 (13.04%) Adobe
9 2 (8.70%) CGI
9 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
9 2 (8.70%) C#
9 2 (8.70%) C++
9 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (8.70%) GitHub
10 1 (4.35%) 3D Animation
10 1 (4.35%) Adobe XD

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 (34.78%) AutoCAD
1 8 (34.78%) Revit
1 8 (34.78%) SketchUp
2 7 (30.43%) ArchiCAD
2 7 (30.43%) MicroStation
3 6 (26.09%) Maya
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe XD
5 1 (4.35%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (4.35%) Figma
5 1 (4.35%) Flinto
5 1 (4.35%) MODO
5 1 (4.35%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Interactive Media
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 3D Artist
2 4 (17.39%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) 3D Animator
3 2 (8.70%) Animator
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Designer
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Modeller
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Graphics Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Motion Graphics Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Tools Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Artist
4 1 (4.35%) Tools Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
4 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (43.48%) Unreal Engine
3 2 (8.70%) CGI
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Animation
2 2 (8.70%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Texturing
2 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Project Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.35%) 3D Animation
7 1 (4.35%) API Design
7 1 (4.35%) Business Development
7 1 (4.35%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
7 1 (4.35%) Decision-Making
7 1 (4.35%) Game Development
7 1 (4.35%) Linear Algebra
7 1 (4.35%) Physics
7 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Effects
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) GLSL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Autodesk
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce