Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX)
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 981 781 1096
Rank change year-on-year -200 +315 +115
Permanent jobs citing 3ds Max 16 15 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 2
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% +1.69%
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,800 £43,750 -
% change year-on-year -13.60% - -

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 8,499 4,622 11,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.50% 6.86% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,354 3,594 9,243
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +1.32%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,925 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -160 16 £45,000 +5.88% 8
London -125 12 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Work from Home -246 9 £65,000 +170.83% 1
UK excluding London -139 4 £37,800 -13.60% 3
Midlands -78 2 £47,400 -2.77%
East Midlands - 2 £47,400 -
North of England -67 1 £30,000 +25.00% 2
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 15 (93.75%) Maya
2 10 (62.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (62.50%) Unreal Engine
3 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
3 9 (56.25%) Visual Effects
4 8 (50.00%) Animation
4 8 (50.00%) ZBrush
5 7 (43.75%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (43.75%) Texturing
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) C++
5 7 (43.75%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (37.50%) Games
6 6 (37.50%) Java
6 6 (37.50%) Infographics
6 6 (37.50%) Prototyping
7 5 (31.25%) Blender
8 4 (25.00%) Social Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 4 (25.00%) Houdini
8 4 (25.00%) Retail
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (12.50%) FumeFX
10 2 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (12.50%) Adobe
10 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation

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 15 (93.75%) Maya
2 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
3 8 (50.00%) ZBrush
4 5 (31.25%) Blender
5 4 (25.00%) Houdini
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (6.25%) NUKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) FumeFX
General
1 6 (37.50%) Games
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) 3D Artist
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Artist
4 1 (6.25%) Creative Technologist
4 1 (6.25%) Games Artist
4 1 (6.25%) Games Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technologist
4 1 (6.25%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 10 (62.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Animation
2 7 (43.75%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Visual Effects
2 7 (43.75%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (43.75%) Texturing
3 6 (37.50%) Infographics
3 6 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 4 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) 3D Animation
6 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) RIBA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft